Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Consultancy Services for the Waterside Project

Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Consultancy Services for the Waterside Project

The services being procured in this exercise are for the appointment of a Mechanical and Electrical Consultancy Service with the relevant skills, to work with the design team to design and manage all features of the M and E element of the University of Northamptons complex Waterside Development project.

United Kingdom-Northampton: Engineering services

2013/S 237-412335

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The University of Northampton
Park Campus, Boughton Green Road
For the attention of: Carol Barrett
NN2 7AL Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1604892561
E-mail: carol.barrett@northampton.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1604722106

Internet address(es):

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

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

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
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:
ITT206 Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Consultancy Services for the Waterside Project.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northampton.
NUTS code UKF23
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 services being procured in this exercise are for the appointment of a Mechanical and Electrical Consultancy Service with the relevant skills, to work with the design team to design and manage all features of the M and E element of the University of Northamptons complex Waterside Development project.
This will include but is not restricted to Co-operate and collaborate with the Architect so as to assist him in his role of design team leader with responsibility to give direction to the design process and to co-ordinate and integrate overall design.
Provide any mechanical and electrical engineering services that may be required in respect of existing buildings.
Prepare such drawings, calculations and other details of the Engineering Services as are required for submission under the Building Regulations or for the purposes of other statutory approvals.
Conduct any negotiations required under the Building Regulations or other legislation, Collaborate with the Contractor in the preparation and implementation of a strategy for ensuring that the design and construction of the Development complies with Part L of the Building Regulations.
Advise on the need for specialist contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers to design and execute parts of the Engineering Services.
Prepare outline, descriptive or performance specifications for use where any elements of the Engineering Services are to be designed by specialists;
Advise and assist in the selection of any specialist sub-contractors, proprietary plant and equipment or specialist suppliers.
Appraise and report upon tenders received from specialist sub-contractors and suppliers.
Review, carry out technical checks on and comment on designs, drawings, specifications, calculations and loading assumptions of specialist sub-contractors and suppliers, and co-ordinate.
Attend design team meetings and project or progress meetings whenever reasonably necessary.
Assist in connection with the costing of the Engineering Services, including provision of budget costs, adjustments to budget, analysis of sub-contract tender rates and prices, assistance with preparation of interim valuations and with the valuation of variations and with the preparation of the final account.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71300000

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:
Circa GBP 800,000.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 800 000 GBP
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)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
See pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Requests to participate may be submitted by groups of economic operators (a consortium). If selected for appointment, a successful consortium may be required to assume a specific legal form to the extent this is necessary for the performance of the contract. Such requirement may include joint and several liability for the performance of the contract on the part of each of the consortium”s members.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: See Tender Document.
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: Applicants must complete and satisfy the requirements of the pre-qualifications (PQQ) questionnaire published on the following website:
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnorthampton/

Click on the ‘Current Tenders’ link where you can view the project detail, express an interest and register your organisation with our e-tendering system. Once the registration has been accepted and you have received your login details by email you can login to view and download the PQQ in the ‘My Tenders’ section of the website.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See PQQ.
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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: The appointment of the M and E Consultant for this project needs to synchronise with the other consultancy appointments to ensure all consultants are working in parallel and to the same programme for the design and delivery of this project; for this reason the appointment of the M and E consultant needs be made in a similar timescale with the appointments of other consultants
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the PQQ.
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:
ITT206
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: 17.12.2013 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
18.12.2013 – 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
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the 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
The University reserves the right to cancel or amend the tendering process at any stage, not to award the contract in whole or in part and does not bind itself to accept any tender. The University shall not be liable in any circumstances for any costs or expenses incurred by any prospective service provider in responding to this notice or in tendering for the proposed contract.
Applicants must complete and satisfy the requirements of the pre-qualifications (PQQ) questionnaire published on the following website:
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnorthampton/

Click on the ‘Current Tenders’ link where you can view the project detail, express an interest and register your organisation with our e-tendering system. Once the registration has been accepted and you have received your login details by email you can login to view and download the PQQ in the ‘My Tenders’ section of the website.
The date specified in VI.3.4 is the deadline date/time for submitting a PQQ.
With reference to Section II.2.1- the estimated value stated is an approximate value only (based on the known requirements of the appointment) but should not be viewed as a maximum or minimum amount.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The University of Northampton
Park Campus, Boughton Green Road
NN2 7AL Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1604735500
Internet address: www.northampton.ac.uk
Fax: +44 160472063

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting 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 Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
Any action must be taken within the applicable time- limits as set out in Part 9 of the Regulations.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:5.12.2013

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