Framework Agreement for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Design Services
Sheffield Hallam University intend to enter into a Framework Agreement for the provision of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Design Services, for a variety of construction projects with a construction value of up to 35 000 000 GBP including VAT.
United Kingdom-Sheffield: Engineering design services for mechanical and electrical installations for buildings
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Sheffield Hallam University
City Campus, Howard Street
Contact point(s): All correspondence is to be submitted via the SHU In-Tend Electronc Tendering Portal
For the attention of: Matthew Gibson
S1 1WB Sheffield
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.shu.ac.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffieldhallamuniversity/aspx/Home
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
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
1314-15-FDR-MG Framework Agreement for Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Design Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
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: Sheffield.
NUTS code UKE32
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: 20
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
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)
Sheffield Hallam University intend to enter into a Framework Agreement for the provision of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Design Services, for a variety of construction projects with a construction value of up to 35 000 000 GBP including VAT. It is intended that specific contracts will be awarded on an “as required” basis following mini competitions with all the service providers appointed to the relevant Framework Lot.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 18.8.2014. Completion 17.8.2018
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The University reserves the right to request bonds, guarantees or other forms of undertaking to secure contractual performance.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As per the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
No special legal form but group bidders will be required to be jointly and severally liable.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As per the tender documents.
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: Applicants will be required to complete and submit a pre-qualification questionnaire (?PQQ?) detailing the information required by the University.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The PQQ will require applicants to provide relevant information. Applicants must demonstrate a sound financial standing.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Applicants must satisfy a minimum level of creditworthiness as assessed against the ratings of a credit rating agency.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The PQQ will require applicants to provide relevant information.
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: yes
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 12
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
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: 10.1.2014
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
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
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Every 4 years.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
The PQQ must be downloaded from the University”s e-tendering system: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffieldhallamuniversity. Meetings will not be held to discuss the contract or this pre-qualification phase. The University will not be engaging any consultants to assist with the tender process. Queries in connection with the PQQ must be communicated via the e-tendering system.
The initial term Framework Agreement will be for two years, and will contain break clauses for The University and the provider(s). The Framework Agreement will also contain the options for a further one year extension to the period by agreement plus the option to extend for a final year.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:27.11.2013