Economic Impact Assessment – Gatwick’s study for the Airports Commission

Economic Impact Assessment – Gatwick’s study for the Airports Commission

Financial consultancy services. Consultancy Services. Gatwick Airport is seeking to appoint several operators to provide expert economic consultancy to support their submission to the Airports Commission.

United Kingdom-Gatwick: Financial consultancy services

2013/S 242-421368

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Gatwick Airport Limited
5th Floor, Destinations Place, Gatwick Airport
For the attention of: Kirsty Watson
RH6 0NP Gatwick
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8456050774
E-mail: procurement@gatwickairport.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.gatwickairport.com

Electronic access to information: https://.delta-e-sourcing.com/delta/mainmenu.html

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://.delta-e-sourcing.com/delta/mainmenu.html

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

Other: Civil Aviation
I.3)Main activity

Other: Airport
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:

Economic Impact Assessment – Gatwick’s study for the Airports Commission.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
NUTS code UKJ24

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
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 1 500 000 GBP

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

Financial consultancy services. Consultancy Services. Gatwick Airport is seeking to appoint several operators to provide expert economic consultancy to support their submission to the Airports Commission.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66171000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

A 2 year contract with one option to extend for 12 months (2+1) with 3 lots:
Lot 1: The Provision of an Economic Impact Assessment – Provision of an economic impact assessment that conforms to the government methodologies of HMT’s Green Book and the DFT’s WebTAG;
Lot 2: Peer Review of Lot 1- Provision of a peer review of the output(s) of lot 1;
Lot 3: Economic Impact Assessment Expertise- We are seeking experts with knowledge of conducting and/or evaluating Green Book (and WebTAG) assessments, to advise on a call off basis concerning the Airport Commission process, likely outcomes and Gatwick’s inputs. We are also seeking experts on a similar basis with experience of relevant analysis which could be used as an input into Green Book (and WebTAG) assessments, without direct knowledge of conducting the assessment itself.
II.2.2)Information about options
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: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: The Provision of an Economic Impact Assessment

1)Short description

Provision of an economic impact assessment that conforms to the government methodologies of HMT’s Green Book and the DFT’s WebTAG. The work will involve carrying out Gatwick’s version of the economic impact assessment, alongside fulfilling any Commission requests needed for its own analysis, from the appointment date until August 2014. From September 2014 until December 2014, the work is likely to change in focus to evaluating the Commission’s own economic impact assessments when it goes out to public consultation.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66171000

3)Quantity or scope

A contract for 2 years with one option to extend for 12 months (2+1).
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Peer Review of Lot No:1

1)Short description

Provision of a peer review of the output(s) of lot 1. This peer review will provide analysis of the core conclusions derived in the work described above, to measure its suitability to support the Gatwick case for the next runway and to provide assurance to Gatwick management and shareholders about the appropriateness of the arguments used.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66171000

3)Quantity or scope

A 2 year contract with one option to extend for 12 months (2+1).
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Economic Impact Assessment Expertise

1)Short description

We are seeking experts with knowledge of conducting and/or evaluating Green Book (and WebTAG) assessments, to advise on a call off basis concerning the Airport Commission process, likely outcomes and Gatwick’s inputs.
We are also seeking experts on a similar basis with experience of relevant analysis which could be used as an input into Green Book (and WebTAG) assessments, without direct knowledge of conducting the assessment itself.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66171000

3)Quantity or scope

A 2 year contract with one option to extend for 12 months (2+1).
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

All requirements will be listed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) which can be downloaded from e-Delta (https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/mainmenu.html)

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

All requirements will be listed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) which can be downloaded from e-Delta (https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/mainmenu.html)

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

All requirements will be listed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) which can be downloaded from e-Delta (https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/mainmenu.html)

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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All requirements will be listed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) which can be downloaded from e-Delta (https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/mainmenu.html)

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: All requirements will be listed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) which can be downloaded from e-Delta (https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/mainmenu.html)

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
All requirements will be listed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) which can be downloaded from e-Delta (https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/mainmenu.html)

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
All requirements will be listed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) which can be downloaded from e-Delta (https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/mainmenu.html)

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: no

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 1
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:

13110
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.1.2014 – 17:00
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17.1.2014 – 12:00

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: no
VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. Although the Contracting Entity does not regard itself bound by Directive 2004/17 or the Utilities Contract Regulations 2006, it has decided to place this advertisement in the OJEU on a voluntary basis. While the Contracting Entity is basing this tender process on the negotiated procedure provided for in the Regulations it does not regard itself as bound by that procedure and may depart from the procedure as provided for in the Regulations at any time.
It is envisaged that the Pre-Qulaifivation Questionnaire will be opened on Friday the 13.12.2013.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Gatwick:-Financial-consultancy-services./G44AMBDC45

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/G44AMBDC45

GO Reference: GO-20131211-PRO-5326253

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Gatwick Airport Limited
5th Floor, Destinations Place
RH6 0NP Gatwick Airport
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@gatwickairport.com
Telephone: +44 8456050774
Internet address: www.gatwickairport.com

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:11.12.2013