Resource Efficient Scotland programme Framework Contract

Resource Efficient Scotland programme Framework Contract

Zero Waste Scotland wishes to appoint a number of contractors to provide strategic and technical support services on resource efficiency to Zero Waste Scotland and, through the Resource Efficient Scotland programme, to businesses, third sector and public sector organisations that the programme will engage with.

UK-Stirling: Environmental issues consultancy services

2012/S 239-394403

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Zero Waste Scotland
Ground Floor, Moray House, Forthside Way
For the attention of: Sandra Rourke
FK8 1QZ Stirling
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1295819900
E-mail: sandra.rourke@zerowastescotland.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA18042

Further information can be obtained from: Zero Waste Scotland
Ground Floor, Moray House, Forthside Way
For the attention of: Sandra Rourke
FK8 1QZ Stirling
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1295819900
E-mail: sandra.rourke@zerowastescotland.org.uk
Internet address: http://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Zero Waste Scotland
Ground Floor, Moray House, Forthside Way
For the attention of: Sandra Rourke
FK8 1QZ Stirling
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1295819900
E-mail: sandra.rourke@zerowastescotland.org.uk
Internet address: http://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Zero Waste Scotland
Ground Floor, Moray House, Forthside Way
For the attention of: Sandra Rourke
FK8 1QZ Stirling
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1295819900
E-mail: sandra.rourke@zerowastescotland.org.uk
Internet address: http://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Environment
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:
Resource Efficient Scotland programme Framework Contract.
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: United Kingdom.
NUTS code UK
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: 50
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 12 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Zero Waste Scotland wishes to appoint a number of contractors to provide strategic and technical support services on resource efficiency to Zero Waste Scotland and, through the Resource Efficient Scotland programme, to businesses, third sector and public sector organisations that the programme will engage with.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

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
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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: 12 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Setting up of a framework contract from the 1.4.2013 to 31.3.2015 with an option to extend for a further 2 x 1 year periods.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Food and drink industry specialist contractors

1)Short description
Bidders must show strategic expertise and technical ability relevant to that sector in some or all of the following areas:
Commercial expertise, and an understanding of the financial and economic opportunities arising from resource efficiency;
Expertise in design, engineering, technology and process resource efficiency, behavioural change and continuous improvement techniques for resource efficiency;
Expertise in increasing resource efficiency through procurement and supply chain management;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products including embodied energy, carbon and water, and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle;
Expertise in efficient use of energy, materials and water in commercial/industrial buildings, operations and facilities management, and strategies for their management and improvement;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products and an understanding of the issues and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle. Expertise in the design and implementation of alternative, resource efficient business models.
Knowledge of resource efficiency issues and opportunities specific to Scotland and well as in the wider UK and global economy.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

3)Quantity or scope
As stated within the Tender Invitation Documentation.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Built environment (including construction and renovation/retrofit, and building facilities management) specialist contractors
1)Short description
Bidders must show strategic expertise and technical ability relevant to that sector in some or all of the following areas:
Commercial expertise, and an understanding of the financial and economic opportunities arising from resource efficiency;
Expertise in design, engineering, technology and process resource efficiency, behavioural change and continuous improvement techniques for resource efficiency;
Expertise in increasing resource efficiency through procurement and supply chain management;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products including embodied energy, carbon and water, and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle;
Expertise in efficient use of energy, materials and water in commercial/industrial buildings, operations and facilities management, and strategies for their management and improvement;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products and an understanding of the issues and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle. Expertise in the design and implementation of alternative, resource efficient business models.
Knowledge of resource efficiency issues and opportunities specific to Scotland and well as in the wider UK and global economy.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

3)Quantity or scope
As stated in the Tender Invitation Document.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Hospitality, tourism and leisure industry specialist contractors
1)Short description
Bidders must show strategic expertise and technical ability relevant to that sector in some or all of the following areas:
Commercial expertise, and an understanding of the financial and economic opportunities arising from resource efficiency;
Expertise in design, engineering, technology and process resource efficiency, behavioural change and continuous improvement techniques for resource efficiency;
Expertise in increasing resource efficiency through procurement and supply chain management;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products including embodied energy, carbon and water, and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle;
Expertise in efficient use of energy, materials and water in commercial/industrial buildings, operations and facilities management, and strategies for their management and improvement;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products and an understanding of the issues and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle. Expertise in the design and implementation of alternative, resource efficient business models.
Knowledge of resource efficiency issues and opportunities specific to Scotland and well as in the wider UK and global economy.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

3)Quantity or scope
As stated in the Tender Invitation Document.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Textiles industry specialist contractors
1)Short description
Bidders must show strategic expertise and technical ability relevant to that sector in some or all of the following areas:
Commercial expertise, and an understanding of the financial and economic opportunities arising from resource efficiency;
Expertise in design, engineering, technology and process resource efficiency, behavioural change and continuous improvement techniques for resource efficiency;
Expertise in increasing resource efficiency through procurement and supply chain management;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products including embodied energy, carbon and water, and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle;
Expertise in efficient use of energy, materials and water in commercial/industrial buildings, operations and facilities management, and strategies for their management and improvement;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products and an understanding of the issues and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle. Expertise in the design and implementation of alternative, resource efficient business models.
Knowledge of resource efficiency issues and opportunities specific to Scotland and well as in the wider UK and global economy.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

3)Quantity or scope
As stated in the Tender Invitation Document.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Chemicals, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas (and supply chains) industry specialist contractors
1)Short description
Bidders must show strategic expertise and technical ability relevant to that sector in some or all of the following areas:
Commercial expertise, and an understanding of the financial and economic opportunities arising from resource efficiency;
Expertise in design, engineering, technology and process resource efficiency, behavioural change and continuous improvement techniques for resource efficiency;
Expertise in increasing resource efficiency through procurement and supply chain management;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products including embodied energy, carbon and water, and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle;
Expertise in efficient use of energy, materials and water in commercial/industrial buildings, operations and facilities management, and strategies for their management and improvement;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products and an understanding of the issues and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle. Expertise in the design and implementation of alternative, resource efficient business models.
Knowledge of resource efficiency issues and opportunities specific to Scotland and well as in the wider UK and global economy.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

3)Quantity or scope
As stated in the Tender Invitation Document.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Manufacturing industry specialist contractors
1)Short description
Bidders must show strategic expertise and technical ability relevant to that sector in some or all of the following areas:
Commercial expertise, and an understanding of the financial and economic opportunities arising from resource efficiency;
Expertise in design, engineering, technology and process resource efficiency, behavioural change and continuous improvement techniques for resource efficiency;
Expertise in increasing resource efficiency through procurement and supply chain management;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products including embodied energy, carbon and water, and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle;
Expertise in efficient use of energy, materials and water in commercial/industrial buildings, operations and facilities management, and strategies for their management and improvement;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products and an understanding of the issues and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle. Expertise in the design and implementation of alternative, resource efficient business models.
Knowledge of resource efficiency issues and opportunities specific to Scotland and well as in the wider UK and global economy.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

3)Quantity or scope
As stated in the Tender Invitation Document.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Public sector (including healthcare, local government, higher and further education, and other public bodies) specialist contractors
1)Short description
Bidders must show strategic expertise and technical ability relevant to that sector in some or all of the following areas:
Commercial expertise, and an understanding of the financial and economic opportunities arising from resource efficiency;
Expertise in design, engineering, technology and process resource efficiency, behavioural change and continuous improvement techniques for resource efficiency;
Expertise in increasing resource efficiency through procurement and supply chain management;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products including embodied energy, carbon and water, and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle;
Expertise in efficient use of energy, materials and water in commercial/industrial buildings, operations and facilities management, and strategies for their management and improvement;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products and an understanding of the issues and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle. Expertise in the design and implementation of alternative, resource efficient business models.
Knowledge of resource efficiency issues and opportunities specific to Scotland and well as in the wider UK and global economy.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

3)Quantity or scope
As stated in the Tender Invitation Document.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 8 Lot title: Third sector, social enterprise, community and voluntary sector specialist contractors
1)Short description
Bidders must show strategic expertise and technical ability relevant to that sector in some or all of the following areas:
Commercial expertise, and an understanding of the financial and economic opportunities arising from resource efficiency;
Expertise in design, engineering, technology and process resource efficiency, behavioural change and continuous improvement techniques for resource efficiency;
Expertise in increasing resource efficiency through procurement and supply chain management;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products including embodied energy, carbon and water, and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle;
Expertise in efficient use of energy, materials and water in commercial/industrial buildings, operations and facilities management, and strategies for their management and improvement;
Expertise in measurement and monitoring the environmental impact of operations and products and an understanding of the issues and approaches to reduce these impacts across the life cycle. Expertise in the design and implementation of alternative, resource efficient business models.
Knowledge of resource efficiency issues and opportunities specific to Scotland and well as in the wider UK and global economy.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

3)Quantity or scope
As stated in the Tender Invitation Document.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 9 Lot title: Research and statistical contractors
1)Short description
This will require a high degree of expertise and ability to provide independent advice in one or more of the topics in the following list:
Conducting research into resource efficiency in businesses, third sector and public sector organisations;
Researching and identifying priority sectors and market segments where interventions in resource efficiency may be expected to have impact, quantifying potential and actual savings; and
Sampling design for surveys and analytical work, appropriate methods for gathering and analysing data sets, methodologies for modelling, and mathematical discrimination techniques for identifying the true impact of resource efficiency interventions.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000

3)Quantity or scope
As stated in the Invitation to Tender Documents.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 10 Lot title: Resource efficiency interim project management contractors
1)Short description
This will require a high degree of expertise and ability to provide support in one or more of the areas in the following list:
Interim project management support to public sector, third sector and private sector organisations to design, initiate, implement and bring to a successful conclusion resource efficiency projects, including, where necessary, change management to enable such projects to become embedded;
Development and management of pilot resource efficiency projects in a number of sectors, market segments, geographical locations, and channels to market.
Provision of case studies, reports, analysis and recommendations for scalability and roll-out of innovative pilot programmes and projects.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000, 90713000

3)Quantity or scope
As stated in the Invitation to Tender Document.
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:
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:
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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
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
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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: 23.1.2013
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
24.1.2013 – 13:30
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
Duration in months: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 24.1.2013 – 14:00
Place:

Ground Floor, Moray House, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 1QZ.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
(SC Ref:247725).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Zero Waste Scotland
Ground Floor, Moray House, Forthside Way
FK8 1QZ Stirling
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1295819900
Internet address: www.zerowastescotland.org.uk

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:10.12.2012

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