A Dynamic De-Risking Solution for the Aberdeen City Council Transport Fund

A Dynamic De-Risking Solution for the Aberdeen City Council Transport Fund

The Council is seeking to appoint an organisation to develop and manage a strategy that will strengthen the funding position of the Transport Fund without the need to increase the cost of the current recovery plan by capturing funding improvements and investment opportunities in a timely and cost efficient manner.

United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Financial consultancy services

2013/S 244-424878

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Aberdeen City Council
Town House, Broad Street
For the attention of: Head of Legal and Democratic Services
AB10 1AQ Aberdeen
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1224665650
Fax: +44 1224665656

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00231

Further information can be obtained from: Aberdeen City Council
2nd Floor – Balgownie 1, AECC, Conference Way
Contact point(s): Finance
For the attention of: Laura Goodchild
AB23 8AQ Aberdeen
UNITED KINGDOM
Fax: +44 1224665656
Internet address: http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Aberdeen City Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Contact point(s): Central Procurement Unit
AB16 5GB Aberdeen
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1224665650
Fax: +44 1224665656
Internet address: http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Aberdeen City Council
2nd Floor, Balgownie One, AECC, Conference Way
Contact point(s): North East Scotland Pension Fund
For the attention of: Laura Goodchild
AB23 8AQ Aberdeen
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1224665650
Fax: +44 1224665656
Internet address: http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

A Dynamic De-Risking Solution for the Aberdeen City Council Transport Fund.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 6: Financial services a) Insurances services b) Banking and investment 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 a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Council is seeking to appoint an organisation to develop and manage a strategy that will strengthen the funding position of the Transport Fund without the need to increase the cost of the current recovery plan by capturing funding improvements and investment opportunities in a timely and cost efficient manner.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=287970

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66171000, 66131100, 66519600

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 500 000 and 3 000 000 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

Duration in months: 120 (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:
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: As per Invitation to Tender
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per Invitation to Tender
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per Invitation to Tender
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

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: and maximum number 8
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:

777/ACG/400
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

24.1.2014 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

3.3.2014
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

Registration with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is mandatory
(SC Ref:287970)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012/01) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:13.12.2013