Nuclear Consultancy Services Tender

Nuclear Consultancy Services Tender

The University of Sheffield wishes to invite tenders for Nuclear Consultancy Services on behalf of the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.

United Kingdom-Sheffield: Nuclear safety services

2019/S 198-481418

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The University Of Sheffield, AMRC
Arts Tower
Sheffield
S10 2TN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement Team
E-mail: j.teasdale@amrc.co.uk
NUTS code: UKE3
Internet address(es):Main address: https://sheffield.ac.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Nuclear Consultancy Services (3 x Lots)

Reference number: 2367/455/JT/NAMRC/19

II.1.2)Main CPV code

98113100

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Sheffield wishes to invite tenders for Nuclear Consultancy Services on behalf of the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre. The Nuclear AMRC seeks to establish a framework for consultancy work, divided into three lots. Suppliers may bid for only one lot. Subcontracting or providing a substitution to deliver work will not be permitted in this contract.

Tender process and documentation: this procurement is an EU open procedure conducted in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The ITT can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University’s e-tendering system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield

If you have any questions or comments in relation to this tender they must be submitted via the In-tend System, this can be accessed at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield

Completed tenders must be returned through the same e-tendering system.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 600 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Strategic Development

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98113100
73200000
71621000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

University of Sheffield, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Brunel Way, Catcliffe, Rotherham S60 5WG.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: Strategic Development Maximum three consultants scope of requirement suitably qualified, knowledgeable, experienced and independent consultants are sought to provide specialist strategic project management services to the Nuclear AMRC with a view to the following aims: Support Nuclear AMRC in the identification, bid management, bid coordination and bid preparation of strategic opportunities in the nuclear sector and adjacent industries. Develop strategies for both new and existing opportunities and support associated implementation activities. Through strategic project, account and engagement management plan and work collaboratively with the Nuclear AMRC and partners to develop financially sustainable options. Further information can be found within the specification.

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: 800 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Supply Chain Delivery

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98113100
73200000
71621000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

University of Sheffield, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Brunel Way, Catcliffe, Rotherham S60 5WG.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Suitably qualified, knowledgeable, experienced and independent consultants are sought to provide specialist consultant services to the Nuclear AMRC with a view to the following aims: to facilitate and support relevant and eligible companies throughout their Fit 4 journey from initial sign up to the programme, through to achieving Fit 4 status and post granting support. A maximum of 3 consultants will be awarded to the lot. Call-off from the contract will be based on the 1st ranking supplier for the associated lot, if the supplier is unable to deliver the work due to deadlines requested, budget or are unable to meet the specification then work will then be offered to the next ranking supplier.

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: 400 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Supply Chain Research

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98113100
73200000
71621000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

University of Sheffield, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Brunel Way, Catcliffe, Rotherham S60 5WG.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Suitably qualified, knowledgeable, experienced and independent consultants are sought to provide specialist consultant services to the Nuclear AMRC with a view to the following aims: research, report and present UK capability of high value commodities for use in nuclear sector. Provide nuclear specialist advice and support on the scope and delivery of commercial supply chain research projects. Consult with teams and relevant stakeholders. Analyse information and utilise research to provide supply chain options available to the Nuclear AMRC. A maximum of 3 consultants will be awarded to the lot. Call-off from the contract will be based on the 1st ranking supplier for the associated lot, if the supplier is unable to deliver the work due to deadlines requested, budget or are unable to meet the specification then work will then be offered to the next ranking supplier.

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: 400 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

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:

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 9
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

This framework agreement will not exceed 4 years.

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: 11/11/2019
Local time: 12:00
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

Date: 11/11/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Qualified members of the Procurement team from AMRC Sheffield.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of Justice
7 Rolls Building,Fetter Lane
London
EC4 1NL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek a further debriefing before the contract is entered into, If an appeal regarding the award of contract cannot be resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action should be brought promptly (generally within 30 days).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/10/2019