Appointment of a Quantity Surveyor Belfast

Appointment of a Quantity Surveyor Belfast

The University is seeking to a Quantity Surveyor for an Integrated Student Centre.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Quantity surveying services

2016/S 020-031631

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Queen’s University Belfast
Purchasing Office, University Road
For the attention of: Jackie Glackin
BT7 1NN Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890973026
E-mail: j.glackin@qub.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.qub.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.qub.ac.uk/po

Further information can be obtained from: Queen’s University Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Queen’s University Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Queen’s University Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

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:

QUB/1488/16 Appointment of a Quantity Surveyor for the Integrated Student Centre.

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: Belfast, Northern Ireland.
NUTS code

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The University is seeking to a Quantity Surveyor for an Integrated Student Centre (ISC).
The overall aim of this project is the delivery of an integrated hub for student-facing services, which will bring together the full range of support, advice, representational, developmental and commercial services.
The project will redevelop the existing Students’ Union site to provide a new purpose built Integrated Student Centre which addresses the identified accommodation needs, providing a stimulating and engaging environment for the undergraduate and postgraduate student population.

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:

The project will redevelop the existing Students’ Union site to provide a new purpose built Integrated Student Centre.
The scope of work will include the development of proposals for decant space to enable the relocation of the Students’ Union activities from the existing building into an adjacent Grade B2 listed building prior to the commencement of the site works. The decant proposals and any enabling works required by the Project will form part of the appointment.
The scope of the appointment will also include an advanced enabling works contract to demolish the existing building and clear all services from the development site.

The brief for the new Integrated Student Centre building envisages a total area of approximately 11 000 m2 GIA, over a number of floors and the total cost for the building including any associated enabling works and environmental work will be approximately 24 000 000 GBP excluding VAT and all fees.

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 160 000 and 200 000 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

Duration in months: 64 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

None.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As set out in the Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Package.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

In the event of a group of entities submitting an acceptable offer, each member of the group must sign an undertaking that member companies will be jointly and severally liable for the satisfactory performance of the project. The University reserves the right to require a group of entities to take a particular form or to require a single contractor to take primary liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.

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 Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Package.
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: The minimum requirements for participation are set out in the Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Package.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The minimum requirements for participation in relation to economic and financial standing are set out in the Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Package and below.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The minimum annual turnover requirement is 140 000 GBP per annum. Failure by an applicant to demonstrate the minimum turnover requirements are satisfied will result in exclusion from the procurement process.
Applicants must also demonstrate appropriate financial status by completing a Financial Appraisal Model.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and as set out in the Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Package.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in Part D of the 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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

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: yes

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 number of operators: 6
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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:

QUB/1488/16

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 19.2.2016
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

26.2.2016
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27.1.2016

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