View Notice

PCS-Tender

NOTE: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, you will be required to do so.

To access PCS-Tender, record an interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visit the PCS Tender Website. Please search for Project Code 9230 under ITTs Open to All Suppliers and use the Search/Filter function, then the Project Code from the dropdown list. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the ITT it will move to your My ITTs area.

For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide PDF.

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

Notice Details

Title: NAC/2063 Framework for Professional Consultancy Services Partnership - Civil Engineering
Published by: North Ayrshire Council
Publication Date: 10/11/2017
Deadline Date: 11/12/2017
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Abstract: The successful Supplier will be expected to work in close co-operation with the Council and adopt a positive and flexible approach in delivering the Services. The scope encompasses a range of multi-disciplinary engineering and technical consultancy services: Roads and Structures, Transportation and Traffic, Environmental Engineering, Drainage and Flooding and Geotechnical and Testing.
CPV: 71311000, 71311000, 71311100, 71322000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

North Ayrshire Council

Cunninghame House, Friars Croft

Irvine

KA12 8EE

UK

Telephone: +44 1294324730

E-mail: procurement@north-ayrshire.gov.uk

Fax: +44 1294324054

NUTS: UKM93

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00337

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:

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

NAC/2063 Framework for Professional Consultancy Services Partnership - Civil Engineering

Reference number: NAC/2063

II.1.2) Main CPV code

71311000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The successful Supplier will be expected to work in close co-operation with the Council and adopt a positive and flexible approach in delivering the Services. The scope encompasses a range of multi-disciplinary engineering and technical consultancy services: Roads and Structures, Transportation and Traffic, Environmental Engineering, Drainage and Flooding and Geotechnical and Testing.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71311000

71311100

71322000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM93


Main site or place of performance:

North Ayrshire including Arran and Cumbrae.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The successful Supplier will be expected to work in close co-operation with the Council and adopt a positive and flexible approach in delivering the Services. The scope encompasses a range of multi-disciplinary engineering and technical consultancy services. The Framework will be awarded to one supplier only.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Work Package Management / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Management of Resources / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Performance Management / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: IT and Technical Facilities / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Escalation & Complaints Handling Procedures / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Qualifications of Staff / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Organisational Structure / Chart including Framework Manager CV / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Team Working and Communications Strategy / Weighting: 10

Price / Weighting:  50

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

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Framework Contract duration is 2 years with the option to extend annually for a further 2 years at the discretion of North Ayrshire Council.

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.

Where it is required within a bidder’s country of establishment they must confirm which authorisation or memberships of the relevant organisation(s) are required in order to perform this service.

Bidders must confirm if they hold the particular authorisation or memberships.

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Bidders will be required to have a minimum “general” yearly turnover of 1million GBP for the last 3 years: 2017, 2016, 2015.

Bidders will be required to have a minimum yearly turnover of 1million GBP for the last 3 years in the business area covered by the contract: 2017, 2016, 2015.

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.

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 10milion GBP

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hse40.pdf

Public Liability Insurance = 10million GBP

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 5million GBP

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders are able to demonstrate a profit in each of the previous 3 years: 2017, 2016, 2015. Failure to demonstrate a profit will result in the bidders exclusion from the evaluation process.


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Bidders will be required to provide 3 examples, within the last 3 years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services as described in part II.2.4 of this Contract Notice. The experience provided will be for projects of a similar value, size and scope.

Bidders must provide 2 satisfactory references from 2 different contracts within the last 3 years on the reference templates provided in the Instruction to Tenders document. References should be completed and signed by previous customers for contracts of a similar nature, value scope and size. Completed experience & reference templates must be uploaded into the general attachments area of the qualification envelope. If any of the experience examples and references score less than 3 the bidder will be excluded from the tender process.

b) Bidders will be required to confirm that their managerial staff have the following relevant educational and professional qualifications:

Chartered Civil Engineer (or related Discipline) or equivalent, and

Incorporated Civil Engineer (or related Discipline) or equivalent, and

BSc Civil Engineering (or related Discipline) or equivalent.

Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract. Please note a maximum of 20% of each Work Package is permitted to be sub-contracted however this may be increased on a Work Package basis with the approval of North Ayrshire Council.


Minimum level(s) of standards required:

Quality Management Procedures

1. The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent),

OR 2. A quality management policy authorised by their Chief Executive or equivalent. Please see the ESPD Guidance documents in the Instruction to Tenderers document for full details.

Environmental Management Standards

1. The Bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance with BS EN ISO 14001 (or equivalent) or a valid EMAS (or equivalent) certificate, OR 2. An Environmental management policy authorised by their Chief Executive or equivalent Please see the ESPD Guidance within the Instruction to Tenderers document for full details,

Health & Safety Procedures

1. The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent), accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS OHSAS 18001 (or 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 2. A Health & Safety policy authorised by their Chief Executive or equivalent, Full details are contained within the ESPD guidance form within the Instructions to tenderers document

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.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with a single operator.

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: 11/12/2017

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: 11/12/2017

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 payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

North Ayrshire Council have decided not to use Lots for this tender for the reasons stated below:

Nature of the contract not suitable for Lots

Delivery of the contract is location specific.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 9230. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

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 Council has implemented a Community Benefits in Procurement Policy and is committed to maximising Community Benefits from its procurement activities in order to build economic, social and environmental conditions into the delivery of all Council contracts.

This tender process will follow the NON CORE route.

Tenderers are required to complete and sign the “Community Benefits Requirements Template”.

Where the Council is of the opinion that Community Benefits should be a contractual requirement and where the required Community Benefits are:

-relevant to the scope of an above threshold contract,

-are proportionate

-treat relevant economic operators equally and without discrimination;

then the non-core route will be followed.

Organisations are also encouraged to propose additional voluntary Community Benefits.

“Community Benefits Information” will not be scored as part of the tender evaluation however confirmation of the delivery of the Community Benefits contained within the “Community Benefits Requirements Template” will be a minimum requirement at the tender evaluation stage.

The delivery of the Community Benefits contained within the “Community Benefits Requirements Template” will be a contractual requirement.

Full details of Community Benefits requirements can be found in the “Community Benefits in Procurement Supplier Guidance uploaded in the PCS-T technical envelope.

The Community Benefits response must be submitted with the tender submission in the technical envelope of PCS-T. Please complete the relevant template provided in the technical envelope of PCS-T. Failure to complete the template for voluntary community benefits or failure to commit to provide the stated community benefits for core or non-core community benefits will lead to exclusion from the tender process.

(SC Ref:518262)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

North Ayrshire Council

Cunninghame House, Friars Croft

Irvine

KA12 8EE

UK

Telephone: +44 1294324730

Fax: +44 1294324054

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

09/11/2017


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: procurement@north-ayrshire.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
151100Construction ConsultancyConsultancy
151110Construction Consultancy - GeneralConsultancy
151300Environmental ConsultancyConsultancy
151600Highways ConsultancyConsultancy
151610Highways Consultancy- EngineeringConsultancy
159999other ConsultancyConsultancy

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
150Glasgow & Strathclyde

Copyright © Public Contracts Scotland