Framework for design and construction consultants

Framework for design and construction consultants

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, as the lead Trust of the West Midlands Procurement Alliance, are wishing to establish a framework agreement for the supply of design and construction consultants for use by NHS bodies located within the West Midlands region.

UK-Birmingham: project management consultancy services

2012/S 151-253207

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

West Midlands Procurement Alliance
C/O Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust Dudley Road, West Midlands
Contact point(s): Mr Justin Mitchell
For the attention of: Mr Justin Mitchell
B18 7QH Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1215074694
E-mail: justin.mitchell@nhs.net
Fax: +44 1215074961

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.swbh.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf

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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Framework for design and construction consultants.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: NHS Bodies with the West Midlands region.
NUTS code UKG
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: 8
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, as the lead Trust of the West Midlands Procurement Alliance, are wishing to establish a framework agreement for the supply of design and construction consultants for use by NHS bodies located within the West Midlands region to help them deliver a comprehensive range of projects. The tender will be a LOT based.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000, 71000000, 71311000

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: yes
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 tender will be split in to 7 LOTS for each required discipline:
Architect.
Structural/Civil engineering.
Project Management.
Quantity Surveyor.
M&E Services Engineers.
CDM Coordinator.
Clerk of Works.
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: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Architectural

1)Short description
Further details will be supplied within the Invitation to Tender (ITT) documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000, 71000000, 71311000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Structural / Civil engineering
1)Short description
Further details will be supplied within the Invitation to Tender (ITT) documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000, 71000000, 71311000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Project Management
1)Short description
Further details will be supplied within the Invitation to Tender (ITT) documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000, 71000000, 71311000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Quantity Surveyor
1)Short description
Further details will be supplied within the Invitation to Tender (ITT) documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000, 71000000, 71311000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: M&E Services Engineers
1)Short description
Further details will be supplied within the Invitation to Tender (ITT) documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000, 71000000, 71311000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: CDM Coodinator
1)Short description
Further details will be supplied within the Invitation to Tender (ITT) documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000, 71000000, 71311000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Clerk of works
1)Short description
Further details will be supplied within the Invitation to Tender (ITT) documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000, 71000000, 71311000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
All bidding suppliers will be advised if this is necessary during the procurement. Parent company and/or other guarantees of performance and financial liability may be required by the West Midlands Procurement Alliance if considered appropriate.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
One member of any grouping/consortium of suppliers will be required to accept prime contractorship.
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 the online Pre Qualification Questionnaire and guidance document.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the online Pre Qualification Questionnaire and guidance document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the online Pre Qualification Questionnaire and guidance document.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the online Pre Qualification Questionnaire and guidance document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the online Pre Qualification Questionnaire and guidance document.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Please refer to the online Pre Qualification Questionnaire and guidance document.
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:
TW1221
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: 10.9.2012 – 11:59
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
10.9.2012 – 11:59
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
1.10.2012
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 tenders
Date: 6.11.2012 – 12:00

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
The duration referenced in Section II.1.4.1 is for the placing of orders. We cannot guarantee to suppliers any business through this framework agreement.
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: In accordance with Regulation 32 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. WMPA will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period starting from the date when the award decision notification is dispatched to bidders. This period allows unsuccessful bidders to seek further de-briefing from the WMPA before the contract is entered into.
Applicants have until midnight of the second working day of the standstill period for their additional debriefing requests to reach the named Procurement contact. A response to such a request must be provided to the bidder by a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, Regulation 47 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 provide for the aggrieved parties who have been harmed, or are at risk of harm as a consequence of a breach of the procurement rules to bring an action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly and in any event within 3 months of the date when the grounds of complaint first arose. Where a contract has not been entered into, the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into, the court may only award damages. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to apply to the court to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:3.8.2012

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