Business Case Appraisal Consultancy Services Sheffield

Business Case Appraisal Consultancy Services Sheffield

Consultancy Services are required to assist the Central Independent Appraisal Team with their central co-ordination and scrutiny function of a wide range of business cases, covering Transport, Regeneration, Environmental, Energy and Water submitted to the Sheffield City Region Infrastructure Fund.

United Kingdom-Sheffield: Business analysis consultancy services

2014/S 046-077189

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive
11 Broad Street West
S1 2BQ Sheffield
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tendering@sypte.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.sypte.co.uk/contracts

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

Regional or local agency/office
I.3)Main activity

Other: Transport Facilitation
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield & North East Midlands Combined Authority
AMP Technology Centre, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Brunel Way
S60 5WG Rotherham
UNITED KINGDOM

Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Limited
AMP Technology Centre, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Brunel Way
S60 5WG Rotherham
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Business Case Appraisal Consultancy Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: South Yorkshire.
NUTS code
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:
Range: between 200 000 and 800 000 GBP

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

Consultancy Services are required to assist the Central Independent Appraisal Team (CIAT) with their central co-ordination and scrutiny function of a wide range of business cases, covering Transport, Regeneration, Environmental, Energy and Water submitted to the Sheffield City Region Infrastructure Fund (SCRIF).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72221000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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:

Joint and severally liable.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Completion of a pre-qualification questionnaire is required.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Satisfactory financial good standing for the previous 3 years.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Completion of a pre-qualification questionnaire is required.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
1. Previous experience of utilising Green Book economic appraisal.
2. Previous experience in assessing the commercial and economic benefit of transport, regeneration, environmental, energy and water schemes.
3. Evidence of having previously conducted sensitivity and market value analysis of a variety of projects.
4. Previous experience of WebTAG application.
5. Previous experience in the scrutiny of transport modelling data.
6. Previous experience in the presentation of technical information to a non-technical audience.
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

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 number of operators: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Expressions of interest will be evaluated against the minimum standards set out in III.2.2 and 2.3 above, if the number of candidates remain above the maximum set of 8 they will be evaluated on a scroed assessment for technical capacity, full details of which are included in the documentation for this tender available on our website at www.sypte.co.uk/contracts and the 8 highest scoring candidates will be invited.

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:

2330
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

4.4.2014 – 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
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): Possible ERDF Funding.
VI.3)Additional information

The values supplied in II.1.4 are based only on estimates but may vary over the course of the agreement so can not be guaranteed.
The Agreement may run for up to 4 years as stated in II.1.4 above, it will be awarded for an initial 2 year period with an option for the Executive to extend by up to 2 further years.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive
11 Broad Street West
S1 2BQ Sheffield
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: jan.smallwood@sypte.co.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive
11 Broad Street West
S1 2BQ Sheffield
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: jan.smallwood@sypte.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.3.2014