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Contract Administration Services London

Sentinel Housing Association Consultants Framework – Employers Agent.

United Kingdom-London: Contract administration services

2013/S 215-374196

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Sweett Group Ltd
60 Gray’s Inn Road
For the attention of: Cora Marler
WC1X 8AQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070619000

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.sweettgroup.com

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0441

Electronic access to information: SG/106090
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: SG/106090
Further information can be obtained from: Sweett Group Ltd
60 Gray’s Inn Road
For the attention of: Cora Marler
WC1X 8AQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070619000
Internet address: http://www.sweettgroup.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Sweett Group Ltd
60 Gray’s Inn Road
For the attention of: Cora Marler
WC1X 8AQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070619000
Internet address: http://www.sweettgroup.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Sweett Group Ltd
60 Gray’s Inn Road
For the attention of: Cora Marler
WC1X 8AQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070619000
Internet address: http://www.sweettgroup.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

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

Sentinel Housing Association

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Sentinel Housing Association Consultants Framework – Employers Agent.
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: Basingstoke and Hampshire.
NUTS code UKJ33

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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 10
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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

Sentinel Housing Association is a locally run housing association in north Hampshire consisting of approximately 200 employees managing a property portfolio of 8500 homes, 3400 garages, 20 shops as well as support services. Our homes range from town centre apartment blocks to rural cottages. Sentinel Housing Association is run by a board of 12 including public and private sector representatives as well as residents. Sentinel Housing Association are looking to set up a framework for employers agents.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=109621.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.myTenders.org/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

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)

79994000, 72224000, 71541000

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The estimated construction cost for the framework is 3.5-4 million GBP.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
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:

A performance bond or guarantee may be required. Appropriate levels of insurance will also be required. Further information will be provided within the PQQ and tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

All financing conditions and payment arrangements will be set out in the PQQ and tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

No legal form is required. Candidates to confirm in PQQ submission if they are applying as a consortium or as a joint venture. If the candidate is a joint venture or consortium, the Contracting Authority shall require members to accept joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Consultants may be required to participate in the achievements of social/ or environmental policy objectives relating to recruitment, training, and supply chain initiatives. Accordingly contract performance conditions may relate to the social and environmental considerations.
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: Candidates are referred to Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Further information will be provided in the PQQ and Tender documentation generally.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates are referred to Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Further information will be provided in the PQQ and Tender documentation generally.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Candidates may be subject to an independent financial check. Further information will be provided in the PQQ and Tender documentation generally.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Candidates are referred to Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Further information will be provided in the PQQ and Tender documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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
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:

SG/106090
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 29.11.2013
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

4.12.2013 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

20.1.2014
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement process at any stage. The Contracting Authority does not accept liability for any cost incurred in tendering.
(MT Ref:109621)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of England & Wales
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court of England & Wales
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Candidates are referred to the Public Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Cabinet Office
Rosebery Court St Andrews Business Park
NR7 0HS Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: servicedesk@cabinet-office.gsi.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.11.2013