General management consultancy services

General management consultancy services

Lot 1 – Business Planning, Finance and Accountancy. Lot 2 – Technical Analysis. Lot 3 – Procurement. Lot 4 – Market Development. Lot 5 – Project and Programme Management. Includes details of Suppliers’ Open Morning.

UK-Bristol: general management consultancy services

2012/S 156-260762

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Bristol City Council
The Council House, College Green
Contact point(s): Strategic Commissioning & Procurement Services
For the attention of: Mr J Thompson
BS1 5TR Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1173525565
E-mail: john.thompson@bristol.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1179037463

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.bristol.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Technical Assitance Consultants.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
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
NUTS code UKK
II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Bristol City Council wishes to commission qualified and experienced consultants to support the delivery of the European Local Energy Assistance (Elena) Programme in the City of Bristol and the wider sub-region.
The technical assistance aims to implement a large-scale investment programme that will accelerate the rate of energy efficiency improvement and renewable energy deployment in the city.
The consultants framework will be been divided into the following five broad Lots:
Lot 1 – Business Planning, Finance and Accountancy.
Lot 2 – Technical Analysis.
Lot 3 – Procurement.
Lot 4 – Market Development.
Lot 5 – Project and Programme Management.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 025 000 and 1 135 000 GBP
Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79411000, 72221000, 79400000, 79410000, 66151000, 66171000, 79412000, 71530000, 71313000, 71315100, 71315200, 71315210, 79415200, 90713000, 71314300, 71621000, 79418000, 79411100, 79310000, 79413000, 79340000, 72224000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
8.10.2012
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:
Each of these Lots has been further divided by a number of Sub-Lots. It is important to note that the topics under a Lot/Sub-Lot are designed to be indicative of the types of consultancy advice typically arising on an assignment falling within that Lot and Sub-Lot but this list is not intended to be exhaustive. A Suppliers Open Morning will be held on 3 September 2012 at The City & Port of Bristol Social & Saports Club, Nibley Road, Bristol, BS11 9XW.
Registration will commence at 9:00 am for a 9:30 am start.The session will take place between 9:30 am and noon, and will include an introduction to the project, an explanation of the type of consultancy work involved, the procurement process, and an opportunity for suppliers to ask questions.
Places will be strictly limited to a maxinum of two persons per organisation.
To register your interest in attending the Suppliers Morning please contact Mr J Thompson, Corporate Commissioning & Procurement Services, 5th Floor, B Bond, Smeaton Road, Bristol. Telephone: +44 1173525565, e-mail:john.thompson@bristol.gov.uk.

Information about lots

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 1 Lot title: Bussiness Planning

1)Short description:
Lot 1 – Business Planning, Finance and Accountancy.
This lot covers all aspects of business planning and business development in relation to establishing a low carbon retrofit programme. Consultancy advice required may relate to:
1a Business planning including financial modelling and resource planning
Business strategy development.
Financial modelling of different business approaches and company structures for delivery of programme.
Development of business case for investment.
Preparation of cash-flow forecasts.
Risk analysis and risk mitigation planning.
Advice on human resources planning and legal issues.
1b Corporate finance, commercial appraisal and accountancy
Review of financing plans for investment programme and associated delivery structures.
Advice related to raising of finance (equity and debt, including structure debt, and bank facilities plus other potential sources of funding) for programme.
Advice on company governance, financial and legal structures to serve community interests and fit with local authority objectives and regulations.
Taxation advice, including VAT, corporation tax treatment.
Cost analysis, including benchmarking projected costs and advise on cost trends and potential impact on cost forecasts.
Review of business financial models.
Commercial appraisal of the case for investment.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79400000, 72221000, 66171000, 79412000, 79410000, 66151000

3)Quantity or scope:
The appointed Consultants will be responsible for putting together the team to deliver the outputs required by this brief.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 275 000 and 320 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 8.10.2012
Duration in months: 36( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
The appointed Consultants will, where appropriate, be required to cooperate with all other contractors and consultants appointed by the Councils in connection with these projects.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 2 Lot title: Technical Analysis
1)Short description:
Lot 2 – Technical Analysis.
This lot covers all the technical aspects of the Elena programme, with consultancy advice potentially required in relation to:
2a District heating and combined heat and power
Technical and financial feasibility studies of district heating opportunities.
Detailed design work on district heating schemes.
Financial modelling of district heating schemes, including advice on terms of heat sales and minimum load requirements to achieve feasibility.
Full specification and cost projections for identified schemes to underpin procurement.
Advice on procurement of technical partners for installation and operation.
Advice on delivery models for identified schemes (taking account of overall Elena programme objectives).
Advice on stakeholder engagement and optimising take-up by customers.
Advice on planning and building regulation implications and approaches to addressing these.
2b Public buildings low carbon retrofit
Buildings energy assessment and identification of key improvement opportunities and priorities with associated costs and benefits.
Advice on low carbon retrofit programme design.
Cost benefit analysis of building improvements programme.
Advice on implications for asset management and property management plans.
Full specification of works to enable procurement.
Advice on stakeholder engagement and optimising take-up by customers.
Advice on planning and building regulation implications and approaches to addressing these.
Advice on design of behavioural change interventions to ensure retrofit measures are successful in delivering energy savings.
2c Housing low carbon retrofit, Green Deal and ECO
Housing stock analysis and identification of key insulation, heating and micro-generation opportunities and priorities.
Advice on energy efficiency retrofit programme design, including heating and insulation installation planning, customer journey design, and approach to contractor procurement.
Advice on integration with Green Deal and Energy Company Obligations (ECOs), including assessment of potential for funding under Green Deal ‘golden rule’ arrangements and support available under the ECOs.
Advice on negotiation with Green Deal Providers, energy suppliers and other elements of the retrofit supply chain to secure.
Advice on stakeholder engagement and optimising take-up by customers.
Advice on planning and building regulation implications and approaches to addressing these.
Advice on design of behavioural change interventions to ensure retrofit measures are successful in delivering energy savings.
2d Housing low carbon retrofit, Green Deal and ECO
Housing stock analysis and identification of key insulation, heating and micro-generation opportunities and priorities.
Advice on energy efficiency retrofit programme design, including heating and insulation installation planning, customer journey design, and approach to contractor procurement.
Advice on integration with Green Deal and Energy Company Obligations (ECOs), including assessment of potential for funding under Green Deal ‘golden rule’ arrangements and support available under the ECOs.
Advice on negotiation with Green Deal Providers, energy suppliers and other elements of the retrofit supply chain to secure.
Advice on stakeholder engagement and optimising take-up by customers.
Advice on planning and building regulation implications and approaches to addressing these.
Advice on design of behavioural change interventions to ensure retrofit measures are successful in delivering energy savings.
2e Wind energy
Technical and financial feasibility studies of wind energy opportunities.
Detailed design work on wind energy schemes.
Financial modelling of wind energy schemes.
Advice on procurement of technical partners for installation and operation.
Advice on delivery models for identified schemes (taking account of overall ELENA programme objectives).
Advice on stakeholder engagement and optimising take-up by customers.
Advice on planning and building regulation implications and approaches to addressing these issues.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71530000, 71313000, 90713000, 71314300, 71621000, 71315100, 71315200, 71315210, 79415200

3)Quantity or scope:
The appointed Consultants will be responsible for putting together the team to deliver the outputs required by this brief.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 300 000 and 320 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 8.10.2012
Duration in months: 36( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
The appointed Consultants will, where appropriate, be required to cooperate with all other contractors and consultants appointed by the Councils in connection with these projects.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 3 Lot title: Procurement
1)Short description:
Lot 3 – Procurement.
The lot relates to the provision of additional expert input to the development and delivery of procurement strategies for the different elements of the programme, including approaches to price-testing, contractor selection and potential for securing strong local content in the supply chains.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79418000

3)Quantity or scope:
The appointed Consultants will be responsible for putting together the team to deliver the outputs required by this brief.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 185 000 and 200 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 8.10.2012
Duration in months: 36( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
The appointed Consultants will, where appropriate, be required to cooperate with all other contractors and consultants appointed by the Councils in connection with these projects.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 4 Lot title: Market Development
1)Short description:
Lot 4 – Market Development.
This lot covers all aspects of the development of the market for the different elements of the ELENA programme. Consultancy advice required may relate to:
4a – Market research, including design, delivery and analysis of market surveys, focus groups, and statistical analysis
4b – Marketing advice and design, including branding, customer journey design, marketing materials design, copy-writing and testing
4c – Public relations, including stakeholder engagement and management, media and publicity advice, strategy development and delivery
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79411100, 79413000, 79310000, 79340000

3)Quantity or scope:
The appointed Consultants will be responsible for putting together the team to deliver the outputs required by this brief.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 115 000 and 130 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 8.10.2012
Duration in months: 36( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
The appointed Consultants will, where appropriate, be required to cooperate with all other contractors and consultants appointed by the Councils in connection with these projects.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 5 Lot title: Programme & Project Management
1)Short description:
Lot 5 – Programme and Project Management.
There may be requirements from time to time for consultants to lead and deliver elements of the programme set up as well as undertake technical and functional roles within teams. This could include:
Strategic programme/project management support.
Best practice tools and techniques.
Alignment and integration of PPM with organisational aims.
Risk management.
Project/programme governance and assurance.
Programme/project initiation.
Stakeholder management.
Communication strategies/management.
Programme health checks and efficiency reviews.
Peer reviews.
Skills and knowledge transfer.
Project recovery.
Project evaluation reviews and PIRs.
Strategy Management.
Change Management.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000

3)Quantity or scope:
The appointed Consultants will be responsible for putting together the team to deliver the outputs required by this brief.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 115 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 8.10.2012
Duration in months: 36( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
The appointed Consultants will, where appropriate, be required to cooperate with all other contractors and consultants appointed by the Councils in connection with these projects.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Full information will be issued with the OJEU Contract Notice, Pre Qualification Questionnaire and Invitation to Tender documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)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): European Local Energy Assistance (ELENA) Programme.
VI.2)Additional information:
GO Reference: GO-2012810-PRO-4148479.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:10.8.2012

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