ABMU local framework agreement for quantity surveyors

ABMU local framework agreement for quantity surveyors

ABM University Health Board is seeking to appoint suitably qualified consultants to undertake various packages of small, medium and large works on a call off “as required” basis across the Health Boards entire geographical area.

UK-Bridgend: quantity surveying services

2012/S 117-194000

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Local Health Board
Procurement Department, Glanrhyd Hospital, Tondu Road
For the attention of: Suzyann Pritchard
CF31 4LN Bridgend
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1656753922
E-mail: abm.procurement@wales.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1656750215

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
ABMU local framework agreement for quantity surveyors (cost consultants).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various locations within the geographical boundary of Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board.
NUTS code UKL
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 4
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3 + 1
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
ABM University Health Board is seeking to appoint suitably qualified consultants to undertake various packages of small, medium and large works on a call off “as required” basis across the Health Boards entire geographical area.
The framework agreement will operate for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for a further period of 12 months (at the LHB””s discretion).
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71324000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
As set out in the Memorandum of Information (MoI) – see VI.3.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 18.6.2012. Completion 18.7.2012

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The contracting authority reserves the right to request a parent company and/or other guarantees of financial liability.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As set out in the invitation to tender.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
None specified, save that in the case of a partnership or consortia or other groups of more than one legal entity, liability shall be joint and several. In the case of consortia, one party must act as ‘prime contractor’.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As set out in the contract documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: It is anticipated that up to three companies will be appointed under the framework agreement. The Health Board may “call off” one or more of the companies appointed under the framework agreement on a rotational “ad hoc” basis for individual projects as and when required.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
T/ABM/029/11/SP
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2011387125 of 8.12.2011

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
18.7.2012 – 11:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 18.7.2012 – 11:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
Closing date for expressions of interest is 18.7.2012 – Bravo eTender Ref: 23183.
Suppliers instructions how to express interest in the tender:
1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once)
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk,

— Click the “Click here to register” link,
— Accept the terms and conditions and click “Continue”,
— Enter your correct business and user details,
— Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,
— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the “Open Access PQQ”s” link. (These are pre-qualification questionnaires open to any registered supplier),
— Click on the relevant PQQ to access the content,
— Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page,
— This will move the PQQ into your “My PQQ”s” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— Click on the PQQ code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box.
3. Responding to the tender
— You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give reason if rejecting),
— You can now use the “Messages” function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ,
— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the Bravo Solution help desk is available Monday to Friday (8am – 6pm) on:
— e-mail: help@bravosolution.co.uk,

— Phone: +44 8003684850, fax: +44 2070800480.
Bidders should note that they will be required to enter into terms and conditions of contract as set out in the ITT and that save for matters of clarification or consistency the Contracting Authority will not negotiate the terms. The Contracting Authority will not accept completed PQQ”s after the stated closing date.
Bidders who request a PQQ will also be provided with an MOI which provides outline information in relation to the services being procured. All tender costs and liabilities incurred by bidders shall be the sole responsibility of bidders. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to award the contract in whole or in part, or annul the tendering process and not award any contract. All documents to be priced in sterling and all payments made in sterling. The tender process may be undertaken in part via electronic means using the Bravo E-Tendering system.
Buy4Wales Reference Number: 30701.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority will allow a minimum of 10 calendar day standstill period between notifying the award decision and awarding the contract. Unsuccessful tenderers and applicants are entitled to receive reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the tenderer/applicant was unsuccessful. Should additional information be required it should be requested of the addressee in Section I.1. Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the procurement rules have the right to take action in the High Court (England and Wales). Any such action is subject to strict time limits and must be brought promptly in accordance with the Public Procurement (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2011.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:18.6.2012

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