Supply and Installation of Power Supplies

Supply and Installation of Power Supplies

1. Provide new electrical connections to agreed sites (Providing all excavation and reinstatement),
2. Provide necessary project management.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Electrical installation work

2015/S 148-273812

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive (Centro)
Centro House, 16 Summer Lane
For the attention of: Bloomer Stephen
B19 3SD Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3453036760
E-mail: procurementteam@centro.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.centro.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.centro.org.uk

Electronic access to information: https://centro.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://centro.bravosolution.co.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

Other: Passenger Transport Executive

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:

Power Supplies Framework Agreement.

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: Centro supported area of the West Midlands, UK for any Centro procurements and the rest of the UK for other organisations having access to the framework.

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: 4

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: 1 000 000 GBP

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

This framework agreement is for the supply and installation of power supplies to Centro’s suite of roadside infrastructure products for a maximum period of 4 years.
The outputs required are as follows:
1. Provide new electrical connections to agreed sites (Providing all excavation and reinstatement),
2. Provide necessary project management, supervision of works and discharge of principal contractors obligations,
3. Order and supply feeder pillar to include single circuit isolator ready to accommodate outgoing private network cabling,
4. Provide traffic/pedestrian management on site associated to servicing work.
The framework agreement will have either 1, 3 or 4 suppliers qualified to it and usually a mini-competition will be undertaken to award each piece of work. However, Centro reserves the right to make a direct award, if applicable. All qualified suppliers will be invited to take part in each mini-competition. The rates tendered in the framework agreement will be the maximum that can be charged throughout the life of the framework.
Also please note that the successful Contractor (s) shall be registered with the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting (NICEIC) or equivalent.
Some call off undertaken from this framework agreement may be subject to EU Involve/ERDF or other associated or relevant funding.
Tenders are due back by the closing date of 12:00 on Tuesday, 8.9.2015 and the deadline for clarification questions via the messaging section of BravoSolution is 12:00 on Tuesday, 1.9.2015.
This framework agreement is available for any Local Authority, Integrated Transport Authority or public body in the UK to access and order from including specifically all 7 West Midlands Authorities (Birmingham City Council, Solihull, Coventry, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Walsall and Sandwell).
As this is a framework agreement, it is not known at this stage what the aggregate value of spend will be over the duration of the framework in terms of Centro spend or spend incurred by the various organisations that can access and order directly from the framework. It is not the intention that Centro uses the framework to procure on behalf of other organisations rather that other public bodies have access to it and procure directly from the qualified suppliers. The estimated value quoted above is an indication only of what the anticipated Centro spend may be over the duration of the framework agreement based on previous annual spend. However, Centro cannot be held to this level of spend it is a guide and for tendering purposes only. Final aggregate level of spend from a Centro perspective could be in excess of this figure or below it.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45310000

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: 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:

Dependent on each individual call-off.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.11.2015. Completion 31.10.2019

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The Passenger Transport Executive (PTE) may be calling off from this contract, if in the form of a framework in its capacity as executive to the Integrated Transport Authority (ITA). Instruction and payment will be via the PTE. However, the ultimate beneficiary of the advice will be the ITA and its Strategy and Policy Unit. Consequently bidders will be expected to enter into an appropriate Collateral Warranty direct with the ITA in this instance.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Supplier’s instructions on expressing interest in this tender provision:

1.Register your company details on: https://centro.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link marked ‘to register’. Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’. Enter your correct business and user details. We highly recommend completing both the basic and extended profiles (the extended profile can be completed when you have logged into the portal). Please ensure you note the username and click ‘Save’ when complete. You will shortly receive an email with your unique password. (Please keep this secure).

2. Login to the portal with your unique username/password. Click the ‘PQQs/ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are pre qualification questionnaires or invitations to tender open to any registered supplier).
3. Expressing interest: Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content and click ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. As a result you will now move the PQQ/ITT into your ‘My PQQs/My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only. You can now access the information related to the tender provision; click on ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ITT Details’ box to access any/all attachments).
4. Responding to a tender: Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’. You can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’. (Please ensure you provide 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/ ITT. You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page.
If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help or contact the e-Tendering help desk.
Please note that the PQQ reference for this framework agreement is pqq_60 and the ITT reference is itt_249.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see qualification questions in the qualification envelope for further details.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see evaluation questions in the technical envelope for further details.
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

Open

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Provided the minimum qualification criteria are met, Centro will open bids and evaluate in accordance with the evaluation criteria outlined. It is the intention to qualify a maximum of 4 suppliers to this framework agreement.
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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: The Contracting Authority reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

A2014126.

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: 8.9.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

8.9.2015 – 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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of 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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Some call off undertaken from this framework agreement by Centro or other public bodies in the UK accessing it may be subject to EU Involve/ERDF or other associated or relevant funding.

VI.3)Additional information

Suppliers instructions on expressing interest in this tender provision:

1.Register your company details on: https://centro.bravosolution.co.uk Click the link marked ‘to register’. Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’. Enter your correct business and user details. We highly recommend completing both the basic and extended profiles (the extended profile can be completed when you have logged into the portal). Please ensure you note the username and click ‘Save’ when complete. You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (Please keep this secure).

2. Login to the portal with your unique username/password. Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are pre qualification questionnaires or invitations to tender open to any registered supplier).
3. Expressing interest: Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content and click ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. As a result you will now move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only. You can now access the information related to the tender provision; click on ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box to access any/all attachments.
4. Responding to a tender: Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’. You can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’. (Please ensure you provide 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/ ITT. You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page.
If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help or contact the e-Tendering help desk.
The Contracting Authority intends to use an e-tendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

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:

29.7.2015

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