Architectural and CDM Co-ordinator Services Contract Aberdeen

Architectural and CDM Co-ordinator Services Contract Aberdeen

The University intends to set up a ranked framework agreement, to appoint a panel of firms to provide Architectural and CDM Co-ordinator services on a number of projects varying in size and complexity.

United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Architectural and related services

2014/S 218-385943

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Robert Gordon University
Central Services Building, Garthdee Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Dept
For the attention of: Rod Strachan
AB10 7FY Aberdeen
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1224262068
E-mail: procurement@rgu.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1224262660

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.rgu.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00399

Electronic access to information: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.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

Education

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:

Architectural and CDM Co-ordinator Services.

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: Aberdeen.

NUTS code UKM50

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
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

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: 500 000 GBP

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

The University intends to set up a ranked framework agreement, to appoint a panel of firms to provide Architectural and CDM Co-ordinator services on a number of projects varying in size and complexity. The first-ranked firm in the eventual agreement will have first option on each project, followed by the second-ranked, then by the third. The Architect would be expected to act as lead consultant and co-ordinate the remainder of the design team, which would be appointed by the University on a project-by-project basis.
The majority of the planned Small Capital projects are implemented over the summer vacation period (May-September), although some projects will be carried out at other times where there is an urgent need for them, or where the work will not impact on the University’s business. Small Capital projects tend to be of a contract value between 150k GBP — 1 m GBP, although smaller projects are tendered as low as 20k GBP. The Architect may also be involved in feasibility studies / general advice, etc. which can be charged for on an hourly basis.

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Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

3 years, with option to extend for an additional 1 year.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for further 1 year.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1

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

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

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:

If a consortium is awarded the contract, we would expect providers to form a legal entity before entering into the contract, or that each member is jointly and severally liable.

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: Required information as detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Required information as detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Required information as detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Member of Royal Institute of British Architects.

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

Restricted

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

Envisaged minimum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As detailed in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
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:

009/14/RS
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

12.12.2014 – 16:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

22.12.2014

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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 4 years after the commencement of this contract.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref:321347).
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:

10.11.2014