Project Management Services – Victoria and Albert Museum

Project Management Services – Victoria and Albert Museum

The V&A is looking for an exciting and ambitious project manager to manage the transformation of the V&A Museum of Childhood.

United Kingdom-Kensington: Construction project management services

2017/S 243-506663

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079422229
NUTS code: UKI3Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Project Management Services for the V&A Museum of Childhood Futureplan Project

Reference number: VA/CON/50/17

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The V&A is looking for an exciting and ambitious project manager to manage the transformation of the V&A Museum of Childhood (“MoC”). This project sits within the broader context of our FuturePlan, an ambitious programme of development in which the best contemporary designers are creating exciting new galleries and visitor facilities, while revealing and restoring the beauty of our original buildings. The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance, promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world. The MoC is the UK’s National Museum of Childhood, and the largest institution of its kind in the world. As part of the V&A estate, the mission of the MoC is to explore art, design and performance through the material culture of childhood and to hold in trust the nation’s childhood collections.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI4
Main site or place of performance:

Inner London — East.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement process will follow the open procedure. For more information, please download and review the procurement documentation.

The MoC collection comprises over 35 000 objects ranging from the 16th century to the present day. It has a broad reach, covering all aspects of childhood and is unparalleled in the rich diversity of its media. The collection is displayed in a listed ironwork structure which formed the original V&A museum before its relocation, and an exceptional example of Victorian engineering. We are currently in the process of appointing a base-build design team and are on programme to confirm the winning team in mid-February 2018. We are now looking for a construction project manager to join the MoC project team for the base build phase of the programme, with the option to appoint for management of the fit-out phase.

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: 200 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/02/2018
End: 30/06/2022
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: yes
Description of options:

The contract is for project management services for the base build phase of the MoC Futureplan Project. The contract has the option for variations to the scope to include associated services, and to extend the appointment to include the fit-out phase of the MoC Futureplan Project.

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:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Financial appraisal will be conducted in line with the Cabinet Office’s guide to Supplier Financial Appraisal. See the procurement documents for more information.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

A minimum turnover of GBP 100 000 is required.

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

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

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open 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: no
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: 19/01/2018
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:


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

Tender must be valid until: 19/04/2018

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/01/2018
Local time: 12:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenders will be opened electronically using the Delta e-sourcing system.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

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.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-20171215-PRO-11579406

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079422229
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:



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