Cost Planning Services for Highways England

Cost Planning Services for Highways England

Highways England wish to procure a Cost Planning Business Partner to provide specialist services to deliver Cost Planning services.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Management-related services

2018/S 172-390686

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Highways England
Lateral, 8 City Walk
Leeds
LS11 9AT
United Kingdom
E-mail: Lauren.hopkins@highwaysengland.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://highwaysengland.co.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://highways.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://highways.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Procurement Strategic Business Partner Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79420000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Highways England wish to procure the following services.

Strategic Procurement Business Partner(s) to provide capability and capacity to the in-house procurement teams.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 1
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Cost Planning Business Partner

Lot No: Lot 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71242000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Highways England wish to procure a Cost Planning Business Partner to provide specialist services to deliver Cost Planning services which includes the production of Cost Plans in accordance with Highways England processes.

The scope covers provision of below services on demand to the Cost Planning team.

Technical services to deliver Cost Plans (CAPEX/ OPEX) in accordance with Highways England Estimating Manuals and other processes utilising Benchmark™ Estimating Software, @Risk add-in to Microsoft Excel, any on screen take off, etc.

It is envisaged that the services will be provided remotely at the organisation’s offices with attendance required on an ad-hoc basis at Highways England’s offices. However, on occasion, the provider may be required to undertake the following duties:

1) attend the offices, construction sites or other locations within the UK as and when required;

2) attend meetings at Highways England’s main office in Birmingham or other Highways England’s offices as required;

3) liaison with other Highways England advisers/consultants/contractors as required.

Highways England will not provide any hardware (computers) or software licenses (Benchmark Estimating, @Risk, any on screen take off, etc.) to the Service provider required to deliver the services. The Service provider will be responsible for sourcing their own hardware and software licenses or other to deliver the Cost Planning Services.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.07 GBP

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

Duration in months: 30
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Procurement Strategic Business Partner

Lot No: Lot 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79621000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Highways England wish to procure a Procurement Strategic Business Partner to work with Highways England Procurement and Commercial team. Providing capacity and capability to the in-house team, enabling greater strength in depth, industry experience and new ideas to ensure Highways England procure contracts to leading edge procurement practice and programme milestones.

The Strategic Partner will primarily focus on delivery of BAU and tactical contracts, allowing Highways England permanent staff to focus on high value awards. These contracts include uniforms, insurance, RIP and SMP schemes to be awarded in advance of new RTM contracts, Salt purchases and support to wider Highways England innovations and initiatives along with the additional contractual assurance, development and commercial validation that will be required. Delivery outcome spans a range of directorates from Major Projects, Smart Motorways, RIP, Safety and Engineering Standards, Strategy and Planning, Communications, ITD, HR, Facilities and Legal all of which require procurement expertise and support to affect the increased level of spend into outsourced contracts that are compliant.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 08/10/2018
Local time: 09:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/10/2018
Local time: 09:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Highways England
Lateral, 8 City Walk
Leeds
LS11 9AT
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

04/09/2018

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