United Kingdom-Riccarton: Building construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://hw.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00307
Section II: Object
Main Contractor (HWU Dubai)
The University is seeking a main contractor for its Dubai Campus. It will be for the demolition and fit-out of 2 buildings G+6 floors joint together.
The University is seeking a main contractor for the demolition and fit-out of 2 buildings G+6 floors joint together (area is circa 218 109,11 ft sq.).
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulations 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
If required by the state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade register within the country in which they are established.
(i) Turnover requirements
— bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘general’ yearly turnover of 201 000 000 AED for the last 3 years,
— the successful tenderer will be required to provide 3 years audited accounts, or equivalent prior to awarded to the contract, or confirm in their tender submission the publicly accessible, free, online location of accounts in such a format. There must be no qualification or contra-indication from any evidence provided in support of the contractor's economic and financial standing,
— where turnover information is not available for the time period requested, the bidder will be required to state the date which they were set up/started trading,
— please refer to selection criteria: Question 4B of Part IV [ESPD].
(ii) Insurance requirements
— it is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any contract, the types of insurance listed below. Bidders also must confirm they can provide the following supporting evidence at point of award,
— please note that we are still in the process of confirming the levels of insurance. It is expected that the University will confirm the required limits by 14.11.2019,
— please also note that we have also not yet confirmed the provisions and arrangements surrounding contractors all risk insurance. It is expected that the University will confirm the requirements by 14.11.2019,
(i) Turnover requirements:
Bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘general’ turnover of 201 000 000 AED for the last 3 years.
(ii) Insurance requirements:
— employer's (compulsory) liability insurance (level TBC),
— product liability insurance (level TBC),
— professional indemnity insurance (level TBC),
— public liability insurance (level TBC),
— contractors all risk (TBC).
4C.1. (Question Weighting 75 %) Bidders will be required to provide three examples of works carried out in the past 5 years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the work as described in part II.2.4) of the OJEU contract notice and provided project documentation.
Examples should include the following:
— project name,
— project date,
— appointment and contract type,
— project value,
— project description including size, location and client,
— scope and description of works carried out,
— successes and pitfalls of the project,
— problems experienced and how these were overcome either pre or post construction,
— lessons learned; and
— named referee
Ideal examples will be of similar scope, type and complexity as the subject of this project. Each example must not exceed two A4 pages.
Each example will be assessed with a weighting of 25 % per example provided.
4C.6 (Question Weighting 25 %) Bidders will be required to confirm that their managerial staff have relevant educational and professional qualifications, or their UAE equivalents, such as:
— CSCS Managerial card,
— Asbestos Awareness,
Bidders will be required to provide certificates for the abovementioned qualifications and credentials.
Further, we ask that CVs are provided for all key personnel for this specific project.
The CVs should include, but are not limited to:
— role and responsibilities for this project,
— educational and professional qualifications,
— relevant competency and skills, and
— relevant project experience and responsibilities on past similar projects, including dates.
Contractors must provided management information when requested by the University through the life of the contract.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
— quality management procedures (4D.1)
The bidder must hold a UKAS (or UAE equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or UAE equivalent) — or – the bidder must have a documented policy regarding quality management. The policy must set out responsibilities for quality management demonstrating that the bidder has and continues to implement a quality management policy that is authorised by their chief executive, or equivalent, and is periodically reviewed at a senior management level. The policy must be relevant to the nature and scale of the work to be undertaken and set out responsibilities for quality management throughout the organisation.
— health and safety procedures (ESPD 4D.1)
The bidder must hold a UKAS (or UAE equivalent), accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS OHSAS 18001 (or UAE equivalent) or have, within the last 12 months, successfully met the assessment requirements of a construction-related scheme in registered membership of the safety schemes in procurement (SSIP) forum (or UAE equivalent) — or – The bidder must have a regularly reviewed and documented policy for health and safety (H&S) management, endorsed by the chief executive officer, or equivalent. The policy must be relevant to the nature and scale of the work and set out responsibilities for H&S management at all levels within the organisation. The policy must be relevant to the nature and scale of your operations and set out your company’s responsibilities of health and safety management and compliance with legislation.
— bidders will be asked to submit the following forms at Stage 2 — ITT: form of tender; freedom of information; bona fide tender; parent company guarantee; and supply chain code of conduct. These forms will not be scored,
— bidders must confirm that they comply with Modern Slavery Act 2015,
— where the capability and capacity of a subcontractor, members of a consortia or any other body will be relied on, separate ESPD(s) are required from each of those other parties relied on,
— where subcontractors are to be used but their capability are not relied on, the University may choose to request separate ESPD(s),
— the University may require an undertaking that the tenderer’s parent company will meet all their obligations under the contract should the tenderer fail to do so. The parent company guarantee is only to be completed if the organisation is a private or public company and the tenderer is a subsidiary company. A completed parent company guarantee may also be required for any subsidiary company members from a consortium. Tenderers may be asked to complete and submit in prior to contract award in Stage 2 — ITT,
— the University may require the successful tenderer to provide a bank guarantee or performance bond to protect against significant upfront payment,
— all bidders will be required to complete a confidentiality agreement in Stage 1 — selection stage.
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ exercise. The project code is 14975. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
The contracting authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:
Not applicable due to the location of the delivery of the works.
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
The successful tenderer will be required to deliver community benefits. Contract performance conditions may relate to social and environmental considerations i.e. training; recruitment; subcontracting opportunities. Further details will be included in the Stage 2 documents.
Internet address: http://hw.ac.uk
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