Employers Agent for Affordable Homes Programme

Employers Agent for Affordable Homes Programme

Ashford Borough Council is seeking an Employer’s Agent to help prepare and manage the construction programme of general needs Housing.

Opportunity Id
Employers Agent for the Delivery of Affordable Homes Programme and Eldercare Centre
150000 – Consultancy
390000 – Works – Construction, Repair & Maintenance
Notes: Scope Ashford Borough Council is seeking an Employer’s Agent to help prepare and manage the construction programme of general needs Housing, various sites and remodeling an eldercare centre in Ashford Borough, Kent. The authority has been successful in bidding for grant under the Homes and Communities Agency’s (HCA) Affordable Homes Programme (AHP). Funding is also being sought to continue the authorities’ successful Eldercare remodeling programme at Danemore, Tenterden, which will form part of this contract. The works will include the development of 17 sites in various villages and towns in the Ashford Borough. A total of 60 general needs houses are to be constructed in a phased approach to satisfy the conditions of the HCA associated with the 2015 – 18 programme. Employers Agent will be instrumental in the phased procurement and selection of contractors and subsequent management of contracts to deliver all of the units by 2018. Contract will include for advice and administration required through the defects period. Tender Evaluation You are therefore invited to tender using the Specification attached. The Contract will be awarded to the supplier who submits the most favorable tender, which will be evaluated 50% Price / 50% Quality You will need to achieve a score of 60% or more for the project specific questions to be considered for further evaluation, and for the pricing element of your bid to be considered. Please read the documents attached to this advert carefully before submitting your tender. Documents attached; – Tender Document – Employers Agent January 2016 – Return tender label – Site Location Plans (PDF) – Block Plans and Site information (PDF) Contract Award On contract award the successful Employer’s Agent will meet the team and start to develop the documentation to procure the main contractor for the 17 AHP phase 5 sites. Tender Return In order to be considered please ensure your completed tender and supporting documentation is returned to Ashford Borough Council, Customer Services Manager, Customer Contact Centre, Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, Kent TN23 1PL in a plain envelope which does not bear a mark identifying your company, using the label attached. Tenders must be returned no later than 14:30 on 18th February 2016 Timetable Advert Place: 29th January 2016 Tender Return Date: 14:30 18th February 2016 Evaluation of Bids and feedback: w/c 22nd February 2016 Start Date: 1st March 2016 End Date: 1st April 2019 Notes: 1) Please register your interest through the South East Business Portal – we will use these registration details to inform you of any amendments, or items of clarification during the tender period. 2) Please be aware that you need to download the documents attached to this advert and submit your tender by the due date. Your registration of interest will NOT be used to issue you with tender documentation. 3) When submitting your tender, please keep additional marketing material to a minimum. 4) The “Last date for Expressing Interest” detailed at the beginning of this notice, is the last date for submitting your tender.
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Estimated value
Affordable Homes Programme, Employers Agent, Council, Local Authority, Sheltered Accommodation

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From 29/01/2016 11:44 to 18/02/2016 14:30

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Contact details

Ashford Borough Council
Caroline Carney
01233 330605
01233 330425
Civic Centre
Other (Non-UK)
TN23 1PL
United Kingdom