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Title: WES SMMP Stage Gate (Stage 1 to 2) - External Experts
Published by: Wave Energy Scotland Limited
Publication Date: 14/12/2017
Deadline Date: 26/01/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold or call offs of any value)
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: WES requires up to 3 suitably qualified and experienced individuals to provide technical expertise during the assessment of applications to the stage 2 of the Structural Materials and Manufacturing Processes (SMMP) Programme. The purpose of the SMMP Programme is to investigate whether it is possible to make a step change impact in the Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE) by constructing typical wave energy converter devices from alternative materials. See Scope of Requirements for full details.
CPV: 71621000, 71600000, 73200000, 73000000, 79415200.

Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Wave Energy Scotland Limited

An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus

Inverness

IV2 5NA

UK

Telephone: +44 1463245245

E-mail: wesprocurement@hient.co.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.waveenergyscotland.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA24283

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.5) Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

WES SMMP Stage Gate (Stage 1 to 2) - External Experts

II.1.2) Main CPV code

71621000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

WES requires up to 3 suitably qualified and experienced individuals to provide technical expertise during the assessment of applications to the stage 2 of the Structural Materials and Manufacturing Processes (SMMP) Programme. The purpose of the SMMP Programme is to investigate whether it is possible to make a step change impact in the Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE) by constructing typical wave energy converter devices from alternative materials. See Scope of Requirements for full details.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71600000

73200000

73000000

79415200

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Individuals appointed as assessors will be required to:

- Provide independent, impartial expert advice;

- Independently read and evaluate 10 applications following guidance provided by WES. This will cover both technical and commercial elements;

- Attend an evaluation meeting(s) in Inverness, where the applications will be discussed; and,

- Provide WES with written and verbal feedback/analysis of applications following completion of the evaluation process.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Relevant professional/technical skills and experience / Weighting: 40%

Quality criterion: Understanding of the key technical challenges / Weighting: 20%

Quality criterion: Understanding of WES objectives and the impact of structural material choices upon them / Weighting: 20%

Price / Weighting:  20%

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 2

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

II.2.14) Additional information

See Table 2 in the Scope of Requirements and Tender Guidance Notes document for indicative timescales. Additional hours/days may be required due to circumstances outwith WES's control. Additional work is expected to be minimal and would be agreed in advance with WES.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

It is a requirement of this Contract that bidders hold the minimum levels of insurance:

- Employer’s Liability Insurance of GBP 5m for each and every claim

- Professional Indemnity Insurance of GBP 500k for each and every claim

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 26/01/2018

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/01/2018

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

The value of this contract is under GBP 50k and accordingly, is exempt from the requirements of The Procurement (Scotland) Regulations 2016. The Notice has been published on PCS on a voluntary basis in order to advertise the opportunity as wide as possible.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=523035.

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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Wave Energy Scotland Limited

An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus

Inverness

IV2 5NA

UK

Telephone: +44 1463245245

E-mail: wesprocurement@hient.co.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.waveenergyscotland.co.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

14/12/2017


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Main Contact: wesprocurement@hient.co.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
151000Business ConsultancyConsultancy
151200Efficiency ConsultancyConsultancy
159999other ConsultancyConsultancy

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
130Aberdeen & North-East
100All Scotland
160Edinburgh & Lothians
150Glasgow & Strathclyde
120Highlands and Islands
170Scotland South
140Tayside, Central & Fife

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14/12/2017 WES_Mx21_EE_Stage Gate 1 to 2 Scope of Requirements & Guidance Notes Scope pf Requirements357.84 KB27
14/12/2017 WES_Mx21_EE_Bidder Response Form Bidder Response Form1.08 MB13
14/12/2017 WES_Mx21_EE_Pricing Pro Forma Pricing Proforma16.37 KB18
14/12/2017 WES_Mx21_EE_Assessor Confidentiality and Non Disclosure Undertaking Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Undertaking125.12 KB11
14/12/2017 WES_Mx21_EE Commissioning Letter Commissioning Letter308.32 KB10
14/12/2017 WES Conflicts of Interest Guidance WES Conflicts of Interest Guidance55.26 KB11
14/12/2017 HIE Conflicts of Interest Policy HIE Conflicts of Interest Policy363.91 KB10

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