ICT Professional Services Contract – Belfast

ICT Professional Services Contract – Belfast

The scope of the project is to design and implement the delivery of a world class streetscape for key city centre streets.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Urban planning and landscape architectural services

2020/S 091-218505

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Department for of Communities
Postal address: 9 Lanyon Place, Lanyon Quay
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: BT1 3LP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Construct.Info
E-mail: Construct.Info@finance-ni.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2890816555
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/cft/prepareViewCfTWS.do?resourceId=2877360
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/cft/prepareViewCfTWS.do?resourceId=2877360
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/cft/prepareViewCfTWS.do?resourceId=2877360

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

DfC 2877360 Belfast Streets Ahead Phase 5 ICT Professional Services Contract

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71400000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Department for Communities (DfC) wishes to appoint an Integrated Consultant Team (ICT) for Phase 5 of the Belfast: Streets Ahead (BSA) Public Realm Improvement Programme. The ICT will be appointed under the NEC3 Professional Service Contract. The scope of the project is to design and implement the delivery of a world class streetscape for key City centre streets, Great Victoria Street, Donegall Square South, Bedford Street, Dublin Road, James Street South, Brunswick Street, Shaftsbury Square, Blackstaff Square and including several other minor street within this vicinity. The project’s aim will be to deliver high quality streetscapes and open spaces that will contribute positively to the economic, environmental and social vitality of the city. The full extent of the envisaged project area, approximately 75 000 m2 is detailed in the PQQ documentation, however it may be revised/altered as the project progresses.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 900 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71410000
71420000
71541000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0
Main site or place of performance:

Please refer to MOI Part B for further information.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Department for Communities (DfC) wishes to appoint an Integrated Consultant Team (ICT) for Phase 5 of the Belfast: Streets Ahead (BSA) Public Realm Improvement Programme. The ICT will be appointed under the NEC3 professional service contract. The scope of the project is to design and implement the delivery of a world class streetscape for key City centre streets, Great Victoria Street, Donegall Square South, Bedford Street, Dublin Road, James Street South, Brunswick Street, Shaftsbury Square, Blackstaff Square and including several other minor street within this vicinity. The project’s aim will be to deliver high quality streetscapes and open spaces that will contribute positively to the economic, environmental and social vitality of the city. The full extent of the envisaged project area, approximately 75 000 m2 is detailed in the PQQ documentation, however it may be revised/altered as the project progresses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 900 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Please refer to MOI Part B for further information.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

As a result of potential restructuring within the Department of Communities and Government Administration the resulting contract may be assigned to another contracting authority. The same terms and conditions of contract will apply and may be adjusted subject to agreement of all parties.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Refer to PQQ documentation.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Refer to PQQ documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Refer to PQQ documentation.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Refer to PQQ documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Refer to PQQ documentation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

The Economic Operators’ performance on this contract will be regularly monitored. As part of its contract management procedures, the contracting authority will use the protocol for managing poor supplier performance contained in Procurement Guidance Note PGN 01/12 – Contract management principles and procedures: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/publications/procurement-guidance-note-0112-contract-management-principles-and-procedures. If an Economic Operator has received more than one current notice of written warning or a notice of unsatisfactory performance, the contracting authority, at its discretion, can consider an Economic Operator’s exclusion from future procurements, being undertaken on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy (NIPP), for a minimum period of 12 months or 3 years respectively. A list of bodies subject to Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy can be viewed at: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/articles/list-public-bodies-which-ni-public-procurement-policy-applies.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 19/06/2020
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

CPD, in its capacity as a central purchasing body, is managing this procurement procedure on behalf of the contracting authority which is The Department for Communities. The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) to award one, some, all or no lots;

(ii) not to award any contract/framework agreement as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice or to cancel the procurement at any stage; and

(iii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by Economic Operators or candidates. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly at the sole risk of the Economic Operator or Candidate participating in this procurement process. No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting framework agreement or contract indeed there is no guarantee that any framework agreement or contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. No compensation etc will be paid if a contract or framework agreement is withdrawn for any reason. Economic Operators should take part in this process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position. PQQs will be issued and should be returned via CPD’s electronic tendering system (eTendersNI). Details regarding the operation of eTendersNI are contained within the Call for Tender (CfT).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Department of Finance, Construction Procurement Delivery Procurement Operations Branch
Postal address: Clare House, 303 Airport Road West
Town: Belfast
Postal code: BT3 9ED
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: construct.info@finance-ni.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2890816555Internet address: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/contact
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

06/05/2020