United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.opportunitynortheast.com
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA29965
Section II: Object
Bio-Therapeutics Hub — Appointment of Main Contractor
Appointment of a main contractor for the construction and fit out of the Bio-Therapeutics Hub for Innovation (the Hub). The Hub is a 16 000 000 GBP construction project to accelerate growth and build on the strengths of Life Sciences cluster in the North East of Scotland. This will be a 2 stage design and build contract.
Foresterhill Health Campus, Aberdeen Scotland.
Appointment of main contractor for the construction of the Bio-Therapeutics Hub for Innovation (the Hub). The Hub is a 16 000 000 GBP construction project to accelerate growth and build on the strengths of the life sciences cluster in the North East of Scotland. The Hub will be developed on a site at Foresterhill Health Campus in Aberdeen. This will be a 2 stage design and build contract.
4C.1.2 Technical and professional ability: 3 recent projects of similar size and scope (100 %).
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
If required by the member state, the candidate must be registered or enrolled in the relevant professional or trade register kept in the Member State of its establishment (as described in Schedule 5 of Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
ESPD 4B.1.2 Turnover — Tenderers will be required to have an average yearly turnover of a minimum of 32 000 000 GBP for the last 2 complete financial years.
ESPD 4B.5.1 and 4B.5.2: Insurance — It is a requirement of this contract that tenderers hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
— employer’s (compulsory) liability: a minimum of 10 000 000 GBP any one event and unlimited in the period,
— public liability: a minimum of 5 000 000 GBP any one event and unlimited in the period. Insurance to be maintained from the commencement of services until the completion of the services,
— professional indemnity: a minimum of 10 000 000 GBP any one event. PI Insurance to be maintained from the commencement of services until the expiry of 12 years from practical completion.
ESPD 4C.1.2 — Tenderers will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in Part II.2.4.
The contract will include performance conditions relating to fair working practices and community benefits.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
ESPD to be completed in line with the requirements set out in the Information Notice. The latest ESPD can be accessed on the procurementjourney.scot website (route 3) or by going to:
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The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a subcontract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:
The successful bidder shall be required to ensure that all contracts with subcontractors and suppliers procured following the commencement date, and which the Contractor has not, before the date of this contract, already planned to award to a particular subcontractor or supplier, are awarded following a fair, open, transparent and competitive process proportionate to the nature and value of the contract. Bidders are encouraged to achieve this through advertising on the Public Contracts Scotland procurement portal (www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk) or by other agreed routes.
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:
BioAberdeen intends to include community benefits clauses in the contract. Information in regards to the particular community benefits sought will be contained within the initial ITN released to candidates selected to tender. Themes may include fair working practices, development of the supply chain/SME's and employment, education and training.