Renewable Industry Supplier Programme Northern Ireland

Renewable Industry Supplier Programme Northern Ireland

Lisburn City Council seeks a suitably qualified organisation/s to develop a Renewables Industry Supply Chain Programme.

United Kingdom-Lisburn: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2013/S 236-410456

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Amanda Culbert
Lisburn City Council, Lagan Valley Island
For the attention of: Amanda Culbert
BT27 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2892609224
E-mail: amanda.culbert@lisburn.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Electronic access to information: http://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Further information can be obtained from: Lisburn City Council
Lisburn City Council, Lagan Valley Island
Contact point(s): Amanda Culbert
BT27 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Lisburn City Council
Lisburn City Council, Lagan Valley Island
BT27 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Lisburn City Council
Lisburn City Council, Lagan Valley Island
Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

To deliver a Renewable Industry Supplier Programme.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Lisburn Area.
NUTS code UKN03

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Lisburn City Council seeks a suitably qualified organisation/s to develop a Renewables Industry Supply Chain Programme. This project is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland, the European Regional Development Fund under the Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland 2007–2013, and Lisburn City Council.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73000000, 71314300

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:

Consultancy Research into the Renewable Industry contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 186 400 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:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Obliged to enter into a letter of offer with Lisburn City Council.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Ongoing delivery of the project will be subject to satisfactory achievement of outputs and availability of funding.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Insurance Requirements to apply.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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:

esourcing itt_21310
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.1.2014 – 12:00
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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Procurement Officer & Assistant Director of Economic Development.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Subject to European Regional Development Fund.
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Lisburn City Council
Lagan Valley Island
BT27 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2892509250

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Lisburn City Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5)/Utilities Contracts Regulations (SI 2005 No 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Lisburn City Council
BT27 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2892509250

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.12.2013