Translink Management and Technical Support Services Framework

Translink Management and Technical Support Services Framework

Translink wishes to establish a Framework Arrangement with suitably qualified and experienced organisations to provide a managed professional service.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Business and management consultancy and related services

2018/S 225-515769

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Translink
Procurement Department
Belfast
BT2 7LX
United Kingdom
Contact person: etnitranslink.co.uk
E-mail: etni@translink.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.6)Main activity

Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

001/0616/18 Management and Technical Support Services

Reference number: CfT number TLK-319

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79400000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The following is provided in good faith and is intended only as a preliminary background explanation to Translink’s requirement, it does not purport to be all inclusive. In order to support our values and objectives and to assist with the development and delivery of major programmes and initiatives across the Group, Translink wishes to establish a Framework Arrangement with suitably qualified and experienced organisations to provide a managed professional service. These services will include management and technical support across a wide range of activities that have been categorised into seven lots. The anticipated start date is February-March 2019, however dates may be subject to change. Translink reserve the right to accept part of any Tender from one or any number of Tenderers and may change the contracting strategy at any time.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 7
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Business Change and Portfolio, Programme, Project Management

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79410000
79411000
60200000
63711000
34121000
71621000
71356000
60210000
71311230
79417000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The following is provided in good faith and is intended only as a preliminary background explanation to Translink’s requirement, it does not purport to be all inclusive. In order to support our values and objectives and to assist with the development and delivery of major programmes and initiatives across the Group, Translink wishes to establish a Framework Arrangement with suitably qualified and experienced organisations to provide a managed professional service. These services will include management and technical support across a wide range of activities that have been categorised into seven lots. The anticipated start date is February-March 2019, however dates may be subject to change. Translink reserve the right to accept part of any Tender from one or any number of Tenderers and may change the contracting strategy at any time.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality/Technical / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: Price
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There are 2 extension options. The first option is for a further period of 3 years and the second option is for a further period of 2 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

There are 2 extension options. The first for a further period of 3 years and the second for a further period of 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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Asset Management

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79410000
79411000
60200000
63711000
34121000
71621000
71356000
60210000
71311230
79417000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The following is provided in good faith and is intended only as a preliminary background explanation to Translink’s requirement, it does not purport to be all inclusive. In order to support our values and objectives and to assist with the development and delivery of major programmes and initiatives across the Group, Translink wishes to establish a Framework Arrangement with suitably qualified and experienced organisations to provide a managed professional service. These services will include management and technical support across a wide range of activities that have been categorised into seven lots. The anticipated start date is February-March 2019, however dates may be subject to change. Translink reserve the right to accept part of any Tender from one or any number of Tenderers and may change the contracting strategy at any time.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality/technical / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There are 2 separate extension options, the first for a further period of 3 years and the second option for a further period of 2 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

There are 2 separate extension options, the first for a further period of 3 years and the second option for a further period of 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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Public Transport Planning and Operations

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79410000
79411000
60200000
63711000
34121000
71621000
71356000
60210000
71311230
79417000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The following is provided in good faith and is intended only as a preliminary background explanation to Translink’s requirement, it does not purport to be all inclusive. In order to support our values and objectives and to assist with the development and delivery of major programmes and initiatives across the Group, Translink wishes to establish a Framework Arrangement with suitably qualified and experienced organisations to provide a managed professional service. These services will include management and technical support across a wide range of activities that have been categorised into seven lots. The anticipated start date is February-March 2019, however dates may be subject to change. Translink reserve the right to accept part of any Tender from one or any number of Tenderers and may change the contracting strategy at any time.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality/technical / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There are 2 separate extension options, the first for a further period of 3 years and the second option for a further period of 2 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

There are 2 separate extension options, the first for a further period of 3 years and the second option for a further period of 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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Transport Scheme Appraisals, Data collection and Analysis

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79410000
79411000
60200000
63711000
34121000
71621000
71356000
60210000
71311230
79417000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The following is provided in good faith and is intended only as a preliminary background explanation to Translink’s requirement, it does not purport to be all inclusive. In order to support our values and objectives and to assist with the development and delivery of major programmes and initiatives across the Group, Translink wishes to establish a Framework Arrangement with suitably qualified and experienced organisations to provide a managed professional service. These services will include management and technical support across a wide range of activities that have been categorised into seven lots. The anticipated start date is February-March 2019, however dates may be subject to change. Translink reserve the right to accept part of any Tender from one or any number of Tenderers and may change the contracting strategy at any time.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality/technical / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There are 2 separate extension options, the first for a further period of 3 years and the second option for a further period of 2 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

There are 2 separate extension options, the first for a further period of 3 years and the second option for a further period of 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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Rail Fleet Engineering

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79410000
79411000
60200000
63711000
34121000
71621000
71356000
60210000
71311230
79417000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The following is provided in good faith and is intended only as a preliminary background explanation to Translink’s requirement, it does not purport to be all inclusive. In order to support our values and objectives and to assist with the development and delivery of major programmes and initiatives across the Group, Translink wishes to establish a Framework Arrangement with suitably qualified and experienced organisations to provide a managed professional service. These services will include management and technical support across a wide range of activities that have been categorised into seven lots. The anticipated start date is February-March 2019, however dates may be subject to change. Translink reserve the right to accept part of any Tender from one or any number of Tenderers and may change the contracting strategy at any time.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality/technical / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There are 2 separate extension options, the first for a further period of 3 years and the second option for a further period of 2 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

There are 2 separate extension options, the first for a further period of 3 years and the second option for a further period of 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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Bus/Coach Engineering

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79410000
79411000
60200000
63711000
34121000
71621000
71356000
60210000
71311230
79417000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The following is provided in good faith and is intended only as a preliminary background explanation to Translink’s requirement, it does not purport to be all inclusive. In order to support our values and objectives and to assist with the development and delivery of major programmes and initiatives across the Group, Translink wishes to establish a Framework Arrangement with suitably qualified and experienced organisations to provide a managed professional service. These services will include management and technical support across a wide range of activities that have been categorised into seven lots. The anticipated start date is February-March 2019, however dates may be subject to change. Translink reserve the right to accept part of any Tender from one or any number of Tenderers and may change the contracting strategy at any time.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality/technical / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There are 2 separate extension options, the first for a further period of 3 years and the second option for a further period of 2 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

There are 2 separate extension options, the first for a further period of 3 years and the second option for a further period of 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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Safety

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79410000
79411000
60200000
63711000
34121000
71621000
71356000
60210000
71311230
79417000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The following is provided in good faith and is intended only as a preliminary background explanation to Translink’s requirement, it does not purport to be all inclusive. In order to support our values and objectives and to assist with the development and delivery of major programmes and initiatives across the Group, Translink wishes to establish a Framework Arrangement with suitably qualified and experienced organisations to provide a managed professional service. These services will include management and technical support across a wide range of activities that have been categorised into seven lots. The anticipated start date is February-March 2019, however dates may be subject to change. Translink reserve the right to accept part of any Tender from one or any number of Tenderers and may change the contracting strategy at any time.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality/technical / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There are 2 separate extension options, the first for a further period of 3 years and the second option for a further period of 2 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

There are 2 separate extension options, the first for a further period of 3 years and the second option for a further period of 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

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open 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: 3
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: yes
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: 09/01/2019
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English

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

Tender must be valid until: 08/07/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/01/2019
Local time: 15:30

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:

Let’s work together:

— follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TranslinkB2B for opportunites worth 50 000 GBP or more,

— check out our website at www.translink.co.uk/Corporate/Procurement/

— participate in tenders at https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

— for assistance using eTendersNI and registering your Organisation please contact the helpdesk whose number is located on the eTendersNI contact us page.

Note: Do not leave completing your PQQ/ITT response until the last minute, late responses shall be rejected. The Contracting Authority reserves the right not to award any contract as a result of this competition.

About the Translink Group:

— throughout the documentation, both “Translink” and “Group” refer to the same corporate entities. Both shall be taken to comprise the Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company (NITHC) in addition to its main operating subsidiaries Citybus Ltd, Northern Ireland Railways Company Ltd and Ulsterbus Ltd.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Please refer to VI.4.3
Please refer to VI.4.3
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Translink Group 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 Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19/11/2018

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