Home group cost consultant, employer’s agent, and client representative framework Southern region

Home group cost consultant, employer’s agent, and client representative framework Southern region

Home Group Limited

 

UK-Newcastle upon Tyne: construction-related services

2012/S 5-007514

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Home Group Limited
2 Gosforth Park Way, Gosforth Park Way
Contact point(s): Sourcing & Supplier Performance
For the attention of: Michael Westgarth
NE12 8ET Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8451551234
E-mail: michael.westgarth@homegroup.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.homegroup.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0605

Further information can be obtained from: Home Group Limited
2 Gosforth Park Way, Gosforth Park Way
Contact point(s): Sourcing & Supplier Performance
For the attention of: Michael Westgarth
NE12 8ET Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8451551234
Internet address: http://www.homegroup.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Home Group Limited
2 Gosforth Park Way, Gosforth Park Way
Contact point(s): www.housingprocurement.com
For the attention of: www.housingprocurement.com
NE12 8ET Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8451551234
Internet address: http://www.homegroup.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Home Group Limited
2 Gosforth Park Way, Gosforth Park Way
Contact point(s): www.housingprocurement.com
For the attention of: www.housingprocurement.com
NE12 8ET Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8451551234
Internet address: http://www.homegroup.org.uk

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

Other registered providers in England (providers registered with the homes and communities agency, see www.homesandcommunities.co.uk) and social landlords in Scotland (providers registered with the Scottish Housing Regulator, see www.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk);

Charitable organisations registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales (see www.charity-commission.gov.uk) or the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (see www.oscr.org.uk) whose charitable purposes include, but not are limited to, the prevention or relief of poverty; the advancement of education; the advancement of health or saving of lives; the advancement of citizenship or community development; the relief of those in need, by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage; and, any other purposes currently recognised as charitable and any new charitable purposes which are similar to another charitable purpose

Social Enterprises involved in the provision of housing related services/activities or whose activities are similar to those listed above in respect of charitable organisations

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Home group cost consultant, employer’s agent, and client representative framework Southern region.
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: Various developmental sites across Central & Southern England.
NUTS code UK

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: 8
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 1 500 000 and 2 500 000 GBP

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

Home Group is seeking to appoint a framework of suitably qualified multidiscipline consultancy partners to assist in new build and refurbishment works in Central and Southern England. Consultants should be able to offer cost consultancy, employer’s agent (EA), and client representative coordination expertise in the homes & communities agency (HCA) recognised Central and Southern regions, namely, East & South East, London, South West and Midlands. Appointed consultancy partners will be expected to work in collaboration with other home partners to deliver construction projects. It is intended that work within the framework will be awarded via mini tender, although home will reserve the right to directly appoint / award commissions based on previous KPI performance and / or demonstrated expertise. Home will reserve the right to externally benchmark the framework. Home will reserve the right to reenter the marketplace for award of works associated with large joint ventures or large scale regeneration projects. Home Group (on behalf of itself and potentially other bodies listed in Section VI.3 – the ‘eligible bodies’) is seeking to set up this framework under which eligible bodies can procure multi-disciplined consultancy services. Note: to register your interest in this notice and to obtain the pre-qualifying questionnaire or any additional information, please visit www.housingprocurement.com.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71500000, 71324000, 71310000, 71313000, 71313200, 71313400, 71315200, 71315300, 71315400, 71317200, 71318000, 71500000, 71540000, 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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 500 000 and 2 500 000 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

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:

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

See contract / ITT.
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: Applicants will be required to complete a questionnaire with details of structure, current financial standing, evidence of insurance cover, experience, examples of similar activities undertaken in the past 3 years.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be required to complete a questionnaire with details of structure, current financial standing, evidence of insurance cover, experience, examples of similar activities undertaken in the past 3 years.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Applicants will be required to complete a questionnaire with details of structure, current financial standing, evidence of insurance cover, experience, examples of similar activities undertaken in the past 3 years.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See PQQ.
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
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:
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

6.2.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

12.3.2012
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Anticipated following expiration of this contract.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

It is home’s preference that all prospective bidders utilise the provision of our electronic ‘Opportunities Portal’ to download and submit all documentation within the tender. This portal can be found at: www.housingprocurement.com.

Prospective bidders must log onto the site and register as a supplier. Instructions and help are available from the home page. Once interest.
Has been registered, Home is able to issue the PQQ document to prospective bidders accordingly. The completed document must then be submitted back to the portal; instructions included within the PQQ document detailing how to achieve this. Queries from bidders can also be raised within the portal by utilising the Q & A facility where they will be answered, allowing total transparency to all other participating bidders.
Home Group is acting as a central purchasing body on behalf of itself and potentially a range of contracting authorities who will be able to access this framework.
Eligible bodies include:
Home Group and any existing or future subsidiary companies (see www.homegroup.org.uk for more information on the Group);

Other Registered Providers in England (providers registered with the homes and communities agency, see www.homesandcommunities.co.uk) and Social Landlords in Scotland (providers registered with the Scottish Housing Regulator, see www.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk);

Charitable organisations registered with the charity commission for England and Wales (see www.charity-commission.gov.uk) or the office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (see www.oscr.org.uk) whose charitable purposes include, but not are limited to, the prevention or relief of poverty; the advancement of education; the advancement of health or saving of lives; the advancement of citizenship or community development; the relief of those in need, by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage; and, any other purposes currently recognised as charitable and any new charitable purposes which are similar to another charitable purpose; and social enterprises involved in the provision of housing related services/activities or whose activities are similar to those listed above in respect of charitable organisations.

The purchasing authority is acting on behalf of the following organisations:
Home Group is acting as a central purchasing body on behalf of itself and potentially a range of contracting authorities who will be able to access this framework if developing in Southern England.
Eligible bodies include:
Home Group and any existing or future subsidiary companies (see www.homegroup.org.uk for more information on the Group);

Other Registered providers in England (providers registered with the homes and communities agency, see www.homesandcommunities.co.uk) and Social Landlords in Scotland (providers registered with the Scottish Housing Regulator, see www.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk);

Charitable organisations registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales (see www.charity-commission.gov.uk) or the office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (see www.oscr.org.uk) whose charitable purposes include, but not are limited to, the prevention or relief of poverty; the advancement of education; the advancement of health or saving of lives; the advancement of citizenship or community development; the relief of those in need, by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage; and, any other purposes currently recognised as charitable and any new charitable purposes which are similar to another charitable purpose; and social enterprises involved in the provision of housing related services/activities or whose activities are similar to those listed above in respect of charitable organisations.

(MT Ref:84218).
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.
(MT Ref:84536).
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.
(MT Ref:84974).

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:6.1.2012