Regulatory and Economic Advisory Services for RP6

Regulatory and Economic Advisory Services for RP6

This contract shall be established for an initial period of 3 years, but contains an option (exercisable exclusively by NIE at their discretion) to extend the contract by up to a further 2 years (5 years in total).

United Kingdom-Belfast: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2015/S 135-249959

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Northern Ireland Electricity
120 Malone Road
For the attention of: Murphy Tony
BT9 5HT Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890689203
E-mail: tony.murphy@nie.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.nie.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic access to information: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Electricity

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

CA257 — Provision of Regulatory and Economic Advisory Services for RP6.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northern Ireland Electricity Ltd, 120 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 5HT, UK.

NUTS code UKN

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

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 800 000 and 1 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

CA257 — Provision of Regulatory and Economic Advisory Services for RP6.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79000000, 79400000, 79300000, 79900000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Information about 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:

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 800 000 and 1 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: This contract shall be established for an initial period of 3 years, but contains an option (exercisable exclusively by NIE at their discretion) to extend the contract by up to a further 2 years (5 years in total).
The estimated figures given are based on the maximum 5 year contract period.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Detailed in the documentation.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Detailed in the documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Detailed in the documentation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: NIE conditions.
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: Detailed in the documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Detailed in the documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Detailed in the documentation.
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

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 entity:

CA257

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

17.8.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10.7.2015

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