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United Kingdom-Ashton-under-Lyne: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.jvnorth.co.uk
Section II: Object
JV North Consultant Framework.
JV North and the housing associations referred to in this notice are a preferred development partner of The Homes and Communities Agency for the period of 2016/2021, are under-way with a capital works housing construction programme; approximately circa 2 000 units are anticipated to be called off under this framework.
The aim is to construct good quality homes for a variety of tenures, including community amenities and associated infrastructure provision and for a wide range of client groups and affordability levels. Employers agents (Lot 2), architectural services (Lot 3) and principal designers (Lot 4) are required to be sourced through this framework.
Employers Agent Services
East Midlands (England),north West (England).
The authority is looking to appoint up to eight suppliers who can offer employer's agent services in respect of the construction of quality homes for a variety of tenures within the North West and Midlands regions of the UK. Suppliers who are appointed to the framework and are then appointed to a call-off contract will be required to organise and administer the contract on behalf of the JV North partners. Responsibilities will include managing any disputes or disagreements, identifying and managing project risk, minimising defects on a project, controlling costs and cash-flow across the project programme and offering skills, knowledge and advice in the delivery of the sale programme.
East Midlands (England), North West (England).
The authority is looking to appoint up to 8 suppliers who can offer architectural services in respect of the construction of quality homes for a variety of tenures within the North West and Midlands regions of the UK. Suppliers who are appointed to the framework and are then appointed to a call-off contract will be required to assist during the design development process of a new scheme, identifying and mitigating pre-contract design risks, working with the principal contractor to ensure the design vision is captured during the different project stages, minimising potential health and safety risks during the construction phase and post occupation, paying particular attention to place — making and also to post-construction phases.
Principal Designer Services
The authority is looking to appoint up to 5 suppliers who can offer principal designer services in respect of the construction of quality homes for a variety of tenures within the North West and Midlands regions of the UK. Suppliers who are appointed to the framework and are then appointed to a call-off contract will be required to take control of the pre-construction stage of projects and take control of a range of tasks, including monitoring health and safety processes and ensuring close liaison between the various parties involved, for example working with other designers, coordinating work, and liaising with the principal contractor and circulating information relating to potential risks (including health and safety risks) during the construction phase.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Submitted tenders will be released to the contracting authority and their authorized agent within 48 hours of the closing date for tenders as stated in IV.2.2).
Section VI: Complementary information
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. JV North Limited is a registered limited company comprising 15 member housing associations thus.
AKSA Housing Association Ltd;
Community Gateway Association Ltd;
Eastland Homes Partnership Ltd;
Equity Housing Group Ltd;
Golden Gates Housing Trust;
Helena Partnerships Ltd;
Liverpool Mutual Homes Ltd;
New Charter Housing Trust Ltd;
New Charter Homes Ltd;
One Vision Housing Ltd;
Parkway Green Housing Trust;
Trafford Housing Trust Ltd;
Weaver Vale Housing Trust Ltd;
Willow Park Housing Trust Ltd.
It should be noted that for the extent of this framework arrangement exercise JV North Limited will not be the party entering into the Contracts but it will be the individual client members of JV North Limited (i.e. the individual housing associations).
Please note that suppliers may apply for more than one lot. If suppliers are applying for more than one lot, they must submit a separate Selection Questionnaire response and separate tender response for each lot applied for.
Candidates should note that the Authority reserves the right to vary, amend and update any aspects of the framework agreements and final details will be confirmed to Candidates successful in being selected to participate in the framework.
IV.2.2) - SQ and ITT responses must be returned together before the deadline as the procurement for the appointment of suppliers to the framework is being run under the open procedure (Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended), Regulation 27). Bidders are encouraged to submit their submissions well in advance of the stated date and time in order to avoid such issues as technical difficulties with the electronic system that may be due to the high volumes of traffic attempting to submit applications on the same date at the same time. Responses delivered after the date and time specified or to a different address, electronically or otherwise, will not be considered. Should you experience any problems with the portal then please contact the Delta Help-desk from 8:30 to 17:30 Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays on 0845 270 7050.
Suppliers' submissions must be uploaded on the portal by no later than Monday 3.4.2017, at noon.
The contracting authority reserves the right not to award the opportunity or to award only part or a different arrangement of the opportunity described in this contract notice.
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GO Reference: GO-201731-PRO-9705931.