Employer’s Agent and Cost Consultant Belfast

Employer’s Agent and Cost Consultant Belfast

Employer”s Agent and Cost Consultant for Purpose Built Student Residential Accommodation.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Construction consultancy services

2015/S 140-258547

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Queens University Belfast
Procurement Office, University Road
For the attention of: Louise Taggart
BT7 1NN Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890973026
E-mail: l.taggart@qub.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

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

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

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

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Queens 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/1434/15 Employer”s Agent and Cost Consultant for Purpose Built Student Residential Accommodation.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services

NUTS code UKN01

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)

Queen‘s has commenced a procurement process for the provision of land and the subsequent design and construction of student residential accommodation which has the capacity to accommodate up to 1 500 student bed-spaces within a prescribed area of one mile of the University’s main campus.
In order to facilitate the day to day project management, contract administration, liaison with the Building Contractor, monitoring of the works and valuation of work complete, Queen’s requires the appointment of an Employer’s Agent and Cost Consultant.
The appointed Employer’s Agent and Cost Consultant will provide the link between the University’s point of contact (Estates Manager), the Developer, the Building Contractor and the Developer’s consultant team.
It is anticipated that the appointment of the Employer’s Agent and Cost Consultant will be made prior to 23.10.2015, in order that they are fully acquainted with the building contract documentation, prior to appointment of the Building Contractor.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71530000, 71324000, 71315200, 72224000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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 requirement is for an Employer’s Agent and Cost Consultant to work on a project(s) with a construction value of approx 15 000 000 GBP and/or 30 000 000 GBP. The option selected will be dependent upon the outcome of the tender exercise, which is currently underway to identify a suitable site(s) for the construction of purpose built Student Accommodation.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (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:

Please refer to the tender documentation.

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

Please refer to the tender documentation.

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

Joint and severally liable.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Please refer to tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to tender documentation.
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: Please refer to tender documentation.

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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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/1434/15

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: 12.8.2015
Payable documents: no

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

19.8.2015 – 16:00
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: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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
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: This authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to Tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Public Contract Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20.7.2015

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