Civil and Structural Engineer for Liverpool John Moores University

Civil and Structural Engineer for Liverpool John Moores University

s The project will develop a bespoke 2,500m2 new building located in the Copperas Hill redevelopment zone at the heart of the Liverpool Knowledge Quarter.

Sensor City Liverpool Ltd – Civil and Structural Engineer

Reference number:LJMU 14/20 C&SE (Sensor City)

Deadline date:17/12/2014

This deadline is for…Return of a completed PQQ submission (first stage – supplier evaluation to select a short list of suitable suppliers)

Contract value:£6,500,000 – £8,000,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:MerseysideThe development is situated on the Copperas Hill redevelopment zone in the heart of the Liverpool Knowledge Quarter – Liverpool L3

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:Sensor City Liverpool Ltd (c/o Liverpool John Moores University)

Description of the contract

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and the University of Liverpool have created a Joint Venture company – Sensor City Liverpool Ltd. The objective is to establish a unique sensor-systems business incubator focused on creating, nurturing and establishing commercially-viable, hi-tech companies. Over a ten-year period the aim is to drive growth locally and beyond, creating a cluster of over 300 businesses and over 1,000 jobs in emerging technologies The project will develop a bespoke 2,500m2 new building located in the Copperas Hill redevelopment zone at the heart of the Liverpool Knowledge Quarter (KQ) – a designated Mayoral Development Zone that is a prime location for business incubation adjacent to the two universities, the business district and transport links. The new building should provide flexible laboratory space to allow different sized companies to work alongside each other with dedicated write up and office space. The building should encourage collaboration and provide opportunities for the client to demonstrate the new technologies being developed. LJMU will be administering this procurement exercise on behalf of Sensor City Liverpool Ltd – which will be the designated contracting authority. It is intended that this project will be subject to funding from the European Regional development Fund. The appointed consultant will be expected to assist with this task and provide any information for grant funding bodies such as ERDF, HLF, LEP, and UEZ. The project is partially funded through the UK Government Department for Business Innovation & Skills funding.


Classification of the contract

71310000Consultative engineering and construction services

Additional information

Contract type:Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?Yes : ERDF, HLF,LEP and UEZ grant funding bodies. The project is also supported by partial funding through UK Government Department for Business Innovation & Skills Funding

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract:01/01/2015 – 30/04/2017

Who to contact

Contact nameShaun McDonald

Organisation nameLiverpool John Moores University

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How to apply

Supplier appointment will follow a two stage process. Firstly potential suppliers must return a completed Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). The PQQ lists the criteria and procedure used to assess how completed submissions will be evaluated to shortlist the most suitably qualified suppliers. Short listed suppliers will be invited to tender for the service. Requests for PQQ documentation must be received by NOON Friday 12th December 2014. Completed PQQ submissions must be received by NOON Wednesday 17th December 2014. ALL requests for PQQ documentation must be made by e-mail ONLY to Shaun McDonald, Procurement Officer, Liverpool John Moores University –