NHS Building for Wales National Supply Chain Partner Framework

NHS Building for Wales National Supply Chain Partner Framework

The NHS Building for Wales Regional Supply Chain Partner Frameworks will cater for health related capital projects with an estimated construction value of over 12 000 000 GBP.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Construction work

2016/S 213-387465

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership on behalf of Velindre NHS Trust
4-5 Charnwood Court, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw
CF15 7QZ
United Kingdom
E-mail: not@applicable.na
NUTS code: UKL
Internet address(es):Main address: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.nawww.nwssp.wales.nhs.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


NHS Building for Wales National Supply Chain Partner Framework.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The NHS Building for Wales Regional Supply Chain Partner Frameworks will cater for health related capital projects with an estimated construction value of over 12 000 000 GBP.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 224 310 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The NHS Building for Wales National frameworks will cater for health related capital projects with an estimated construction value of over 12 000 000 GBP (excluding Value Added Tax).

Initially there will be three National frameworks:

— Project Manager.

— Cost Adviser.

— Supply Chain Partner.

Upon commencement of the above three frameworks a fourth framework will be procured for Supervisor.

It is intended that there will be four organisations appointed to each.

framework discipline i.e.

— 4 organisations for Project Manager (plus one reserve).

— 4 organisations for Cost Adviser (plus one reserve).

— 4 organisations for Supply Chain Partner.

Each Supply Chain is required to be made up of the following disciplines:-

— 1 Constructor.

— 2 Architects.

— 2 Civil and Structural Engineers.

— 2 Building Services Engineers.

— 2 Building Services Installers — each covering both Electrical and Mechanical installation.

The Constructor will be required to undertake the role of Principal Designer, Principal Contractor and Designer under the CDM 2015 Regulations.

All National Frameworks will adopt the NEC3 suite of contracts.

The frameworks will be procured on the basis of an

initial four year contract with the option to extend by up to two years.

The frameworks will be procured and managed by NWSSP-Specialist Estates Services on behalf of the NHS in Wales.

Velindre NHS Trust will sign the framework agreements with the successful bidders as sponsor of the frameworks.

Contracts for specific projects will be subject to mini-competition between

the successful bidders on each of the Frameworks.

Contracts for specific projects which are let under the frameworks will be

entered into between the successful bidders and the individual NHS Local

Health Boards or Trusts responsible for the project. It will be open to all

NHS Local Health Boards or Trusts in Wales (and also any other NHS

bodies that may exist in Wales during the life of the framework, the

Welsh Government, and any other Welsh public bodies who wish to

develop facilities jointly or in collaboration with the NHS) to let contracts

under these frameworks for the duration of the frameworks.

Please refer to the Memorandum of Information on

etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk for further detail and information.

This Contract Notice relates to the appointment of Supply Chain Partner

Services for the National Framework.

Candidates are reminded that the issue of documents from NWSSP-SES

does not commit NWSSP-SES, Velindre NHS Trust, or any Local Health

Board or NHS Trust in Wales to:

* Proceed with the appointment of Candidates to this Framework


* Award any subsequent contract for individual projects pursuant to this

Framework Agreement.

Neither NWSSP-SES, Velindre NHS Trust, or any NHS Local Health Board

or Trust in Wales, nor any of their advisers shall be liable for any

expenses incurred by the candidates in connection with the tender

process either for this Framework Agreement or any subsequent contract

pursuant to this Framework Agreement.

NHS Wales is committed to contributing to the social, economic and

environmental well-being of the wider community. Accordingly, while the

requirement to do so will not be part of the award criteria for this tender,

the successful contractor will be expected to consider opportunities to

recruit and train long term economically inactive persons as part of the

workforce delivering this project, and contractual obligations and/or

performance indicators may be introduced to this effect.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 224 310 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

24 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 7

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

There will be an option at the Contracting Authority’s discretion to extend the framework by a period of up to 2 years (including multiple extensions of any duration but which are cumulatively no greater than 2 years).

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

AS per the PQQ.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 4
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/12/2016
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 24/04/2017

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Suppliers Instructions How to express Interest in this Tender.

1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once, you are not required to register if you have done so for any previous opportunities on etenderwales).

— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— Click the ‘Click here to register’ link — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’.

— Enter your correct business and user details.

— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete.

— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure.)

2. Express an Interest in the tender

— Login to the portal with the username/password.

— Click to expand Projects (P) in the navigation bar on the left of the screen and then PQQ and ‘PQQ’s Open to all Suppliers’.

(These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires open to any registered supplier).

— Click on the relevant PQQ to access the content (National Supply Chain Partner — code reference pqq_32217).

— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button.

— This will move the PQQ into your ‘My PQQs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only).

— Click on the PQQ code, you can now access any attachments by clicking on the paper clip icon against the relevant questions.

3. Responding to the tender:

— You can now choose to ‘Create Response’ or ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if Declining).

— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification.

— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ.

— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).

If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon — Fri (8:00 — 18:00) on:

E-mail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

Phone: 0800 368 4850

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=55969

The Contractor shall ensure that all contracts with Subcontractors and Suppliers which the Contractor intends to procure following the Award date, and which the Contractor has not, before the date of this Contract, already planned to award to a particular Subcontractor or Supplier, are advertised through the Sell2Wales portal (www.sell2wales.co.uk) and awarded following a fair, open, transparent and competitive process proportionate to the nature and value of the contract.

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

Refer to contract

(WA Ref:55969).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NHS Wales Shared Service Partnership on behalf of Velindre NHS Trust
4-5 Charwood Court, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw, Cardiff
CF15 7QZ
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will observe a 10 calendar day period at the end of the PQQ stage. Candidates will be provided with information sufficient to enable them to understand the basis of their exclusion at the end of PQQ stage.

The contracting authority requests that any applicant who is unsuccessful at PQQ stage and does not understand the reasons for the failure to be invited to tender to contact the Contracting Authority at this time and not wait until the end of the Alcatel period. Candidates are reminded that this is the date upon which they will have become aware of the decision of the Contracting Authority to exclude them.

The contracting authority will allow a minimum 10 calendar day standstill

period between notifying the award decision and awarding the contract.

Unsuccessful tenderers and applicants are entitled to receive reasons for

the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the

winning bid and the reasons why the tenderer/applicant was

unsuccessful. Should additional information be required it should be

requested of the addressee in section I.1. Aggrieved parties who have

been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the procurement rules

have the right to take action in the High Court (England and Wales). Any

such action is subject to strict time limits and must be brought in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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