Watermain Professional Services Contract
This Professional Services Contract shall manage both the Watermain Rehabilitation and Minor Works delivery Frameworks.
United Kingdom-Belfast: Consultative engineering and construction services
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Northern Ireland Water
Engineering Procurement, Westland House, Old Westland Road
For the attention of: Rowe Jonathan; Jonathan Rowe
BT14 6TE Belfast
Telephone: +44 8457440088
General address of the contracting entity: www.niwater.com
Address of the buyer profile: www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk
Electronic access to information: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
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.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 11: Management consulting services  and related services
NUTS code UKN
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
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 7 400 000 and 8 400 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
71310000, 71245000, 71541000, 71521000, 71313000, 71244000, 71334000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Range: between 7 400 000 and 8 400 000 GBP
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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:
Description of particular conditions: Amendments to NEC3 Engineering Construction Contract as NI Water Model Contract Documents.
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
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://esourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register.
— 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 email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender.
— Login to the portal with the 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).
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content.
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page.
— This will 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 any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘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/ ITT.
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) 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 eTendering help desk.
— In the event that an Economic Operator considers that any part of the documentation or any other aspect of this PQQ process is unclear, or is not compliant with relevant legislation, the Economic Operator shall seek clarification from the Contracting Authority. The Contracting Authority shall supply such further information relating to the PQQ Documents as may be reasonably requested, provided the request is received in sufficient time to enable the Contracting Authority to supply the information not later than the timeframe stated.
— Queries or clarification requests or requests for extension of the time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate must be made via the messaging functions on the eSourcing-NI portal which is available once the ‘Express Interest’ button has been pressed.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: