ERDF Environmental Consultancy Services

ERDF Environmental Consultancy Services

The Contracting Entity intends to award a framework agreement or agreements for the provision of environmental consultancy services (the Service).

UK-Coventry: Environmental impact assessment for construction

2012/S 248-411188

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Coventry University
Priory Street
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: Lorna Caines – Procurement Manager (ERDF)
CV1 5FB Coventry
Telephone: +44 24276795124
Fax: +44 24276795120

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

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
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
ERDF Environmental Consultancy Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
NUTS code UKG33
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 Contracting Entity intends to award a framework agreement or agreements for the provision of environmental consultancy services (the Service). The framework agreement or agreements will support the University’s need to support Projects funded wholly by the University or part funded by external public or private grant funders.
The Contracting Entity may appoint more than one Supplier (between 1 and 6) to ensure that there are sufficient resources to provide the technical expertise, experience and the resources capacity to offer environmental business and commercial advice, in accordance with current environmental legislation, best practice and future developments and opportunities.
The Supplier or Suppliers will have range of specialist experiences and a proven track record of successfully influencing measurable and positive environmental change across businesses.
The recipient of the Service (a Service User) may include SME’s within the West Midlands or University staff.
The Supplier or Supplier will manage all aspects of the delivery of the Service, to include but not limited to, providing: professional consultancy advice and guidance, one to one mentoring support (to individual SME’s), delivery of or provision of support for conferences and workshop events, reports and case studies (both written and verbal). It is expected that the management of the Service will evolve over the life of the framework agreement but the fundamental focus of business and commercial environmental issues will remain a constant.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71313400, 80540000, 90713000, 90714000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (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:
No desposits are required but parent guarantees may be required at a later stage of the tender process.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As per pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
If the contract is awarded to a consortium, joint venture or alliance, applicants will be required to contract with joint and several liability under English law either nominate a lead service provider with whom the contracting authority can contract and to whom all communication will be addressed or to form themselves into a single entity before the contract is awarded.
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: As per details in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per details in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per details in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
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
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 10
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:
ERDF-PD-007-Environmental Consultancy Service.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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: 29.1.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
29.1.2013 – 12:00
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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 25.3.2013 – 12:00

Procurement Department.

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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Project Name: Eco Business.
Reference: 080/P2/037.
Relevant Priority Axis Priority 2.
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Coventry University
Procurement Department
CV1 5FB Coventry

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Coventry University
Priory Street
CV1 5FB Coventry

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Coventry University
Priory Street
CV1 5FB Coventry

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:21.12.2012

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