United Kingdom-Oxford: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.oxford.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.oxford.gov.uk
Section II: Object
Framework Contract for Professional Services Related to Construction
Oxford Direct Services (ODS) is made up of two companies that work together to deliver cost-effective public and commercial services. The Companies are owned by Oxford City Council who is the single shareholder. ODS is seeking to engage with experienced and qualified suppliers to establish a 4-year Framework Agreement for Professional Services relating to Construction.
The tender is also split into Lot tiers:
— Tier 1:
—— Lot 1 — Lead Consultant,
—— Lot 2 — Project Manager,
—— Lot 3 — Principal Designer,
— Tier 2:
—— Lot 4 — Architect,
—— Lot 5 — Cost Consultant,
—— Lot 6 — Services Engineer,
—— Lot 7 — Structural Engineer,
—— Lot 8 — Planning and Master Planning.
The Authority is using the South East Business portal to carry out this procurement process, for information and to record an interest please register on https://procontract.due-north.com
Oxford Direct Services (ODS) have a large amount of construction and re-development work for various local Councils and private developers. There are a number of substantive growth programmes which are impacting the local economy and Councils. ODS are looking to shorten their procurement chain and have their own Construction Professional Services framework Contract which provides good value for money and helps the local economy.
Therefore ODS are looking for Suppliers that have capacity and can genuinely service the Oxfordshire area.
The Lead Consultant is the consultant that directs the work of the Consultant Team and is the main point of contact for communication between ODS and the Consultant Team, except for on significant design issues where the lead designer may become the main point of contact.
The Project Manager role:
— management of teams/sub-consultants,
— construction project and programme management,
— supervision of cost control – QS work, management and advice,
— risk management,
— design management,
— contract administration (selection of appropriate terms with ODS),
— procurement advice for the construction phase,
— contingency management,
— life cycle costing.
The Lead or Principle Designer (sometimes referred to as the design coordinator), directs and co-ordinates other designers in the Consultant Team as well as any specialist designers that are appointed.
— liaison with HSE,
— ensure compliance of design and designers with CDM regs,
— provide pre-construction information to designers, the principal contractor and others,
— prepare and review Health and Safety file,
— safety inspections and Risk assessment.
The Architect (all services up to RIBA stage 8) required to provide:
— outline/detail/final design proposals,
— contract documentation and administration,
— new build and refurbishment,
— urban design,
— BIM 3D modelling,
— Breeam and energy rating design,
— heritage/conservation work.
The Cost Consultant role:
Cost control — Full suite of QS type work, Management and advice.
The Services Engineer role involves advice about, design, install and maintain cost-effective and energy efficient systems for building services such as water, lighting, heating, air conditioning, lifts, and telecoms.
The Structural Engineers design brief would typically be to plan and oversee the construction of new buildings and bridges or alterations and extensions to existing properties or other structures.
Planning and Master Planning
The Planning and Master Planning
All planning advice plus potentially a master plan which is an overarching planning document and spatial layout which is used to structure land use and development. “Master plan” is an all-encompassing term. Its scope can range from 10 year implementation at the regional scale, to an illustrative plan of small scale groups of buildings.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Internet address: www.oxford.gov.uk