Appointment of a Build Heritage Coordinator

Appointment of a Build Heritage Coordinator (Semple Trail Heritage Project)

The Council wish to appoint a Professional Advisor to deliver the key role of Built Heritage Coordinator for the Semple Trail Heritage Project.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Renfrewshire Council

Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street,

Paisley

PA1 1JB

UK

Craig Laughlan

+141 6187022
http://www.renfrewshire.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Appointment of a Build Heritage Coordinator (Semple Trail Heritage Project)

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Council wish to appoint a Professional Advisor to deliver the key role of Built Heritage Coordinator for the Semple Trail Heritage Project.

A full description of the requirements is detailed within the Invitation to Tender.

NOTE: The authority is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visit https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk. and search for project Code 1104 within the appropriate area.

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

151300 Environmental
152200 Strategic Planning
159999 other Consultancy

0150 … Glasgow & Strathclyde

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

n/a

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Completeness of Submission

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Tender submissions must be sufficiently complete to enable a full and detailed evaluation of all components of the bid to be undertaken.

Business Probity

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All Tenderers will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.

Conviction of Criminal Offences

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All Tenderers will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the Tenderer, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.

All Tenderers will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.

All Tenderers will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.

Any Tenderer found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.

All Tenderers will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established

All Tenderers will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

Adequate Insurance Provision

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The following insurance provision assessed by the Council as being adequate:

– Employer’s Liability – minimum indemnity limit of GBP 5,000,000;

– Professional Indemnity – minimum indemnity limit of GBP 1,000,000;

– Third Party Motor insurance as required under the Road Traffic Act (as amended)

– Third Party/Product Liability – minimum indemnity limit of GBP 1,000,000.

Eligibility to Contract

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Tenderers will be required to confirm that none of the criteria in respect to Regulation 23 (Criteria for the rejection of economic operators) of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations apply.

Suitable Health & Safety and Other Policies

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Tenderers must evidence robust health and safety policies and processes in operation. Tenderers will also be required to provide their up to date Health & Safety Policy.

Compliance with all relevant statutory obligations (e.g. Equalities Act) Tenderers must provide a statement of compliance with relevant statutory obligations. Tenderers will also be required to provide their Equal Opportunities Policy and Equality Questionnaire.

Compliance with Terms & Conditions

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Tenderers must confirm compliance or qualifications proposed must be deemed acceptable by the Council.

Capacity to Contract

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Tenderers must confirm their Capacity to Contract with evidence of their ability to service the requirements of this Contract.

Tenderers must outline the project team structure and provide details of key personnel.

Tenderers must confirm a single point of contact for Renfrewshire Council will be put in place for the duration of the Contract.

Experience and Track Record

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Tenderers must evidence relevant and appropriate organisational experience in relation to fulfilling the requirements of the Contract. Track record may be assessed by way of rerences provided.

Tenderers must evidence their teams experience in fulfilling the requirements of this Contract and the Council’s current scope of requirements as defined within the Invitation to Tender.

Tenderers should provide, as part of their Tender Submission, written references for two of the projects referenced above that confirm the ability of your organisation to successfully undertake the works for which you wish to be considered

Tenderers must provide full contact names, addresses, telephone, fax and email for 1 additional reference. It will be at the Employers discretion whether or not this reference is taken up.

Please note that where the submission relates to a consortium bid, the experience of each consortium member relative to the role they will undertake in relation to this contract must be provided.

Suitable Quality Policies & Systems / Practices

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Tenderers must provide evidence of robust Quality Policies and Systems/Practices in operation. Tenderers will also be required to provide their up to date Quality Policy.

To pass stage one of the evaluation (Bid Selection Criteria) tenderers must evidence compliance/confirmation to all of the above points. If successful, tenderers shall then progress to stage two of the evaluation. The stage two evaluation will be based upon the undernoted Award Criteria, evaluated against the tender documentation responses received:

Price – 60%

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Quality – 40% (which shall include the following sub-sections):

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

RC0513_1104(ITT2028)

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
20-06-2013  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date  05-07-2013

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Tenderers should submit all questions relating to the tender through the e-tender system’s messaging board.

Any contract awarded as a result of the tender will be subject to Scots Law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts.

The minimum timeframe during which the tenderer must maintain the tender is 150 days.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders will be any person as authorised by the Director of Finance and Corporate Services.

The purpose of this contract notice is to publicise the tender opportunity for Appointment of a Build Heritage Coordinator (Semple Trail Heritage Project) . Please register your interest in this requirement on the Public Tenders Scotland Portal (link to this website is noted below).

Please note that no tender documentation is held within this Public Contracts Scotland website. To receive this tender documentation, interested parties must now register at the Public Tenders Scotland Portal https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/web/login.html and then log into this site and access the tender documentation.

All questions and communications relating to this tender must be posted via the Public Tenders Scotland Portal message board. This ensures fairness and transparency to all interested parties

(SC Ref:266198)

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Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

31-05-2013