Supply of Construction Management and Supervision Services to Natural Resources Wales

Supply of Construction Management and Supervision Services to Natural Resources Wales

Supervision services for NRW’s contracted flood risk, Reservoirs Act, Hydrometry/Telemetry, Estates and other relevant programmes of work.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Construction supervision services

2020/S 249-622749

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Natural Resources Wales
Postal address: Ty Cambria House, 29 Newport Road
Town: Cardiff
Postal code: CF24 0TP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000653000
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:


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 electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Welsh Government Sponsored Body

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


NRW Next Generation Supervision Services Framework Agreement 2021-2024


Reference number: 85177

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71520000 Construction supervision services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:


Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is seeking to award a framework for the supply of construction management and supervision services.

The purpose of the requirement is to provide expert construction management, contract management and supervision services for NRW’s contracted flood risk, Reservoirs Act, Hydrometry/Telemetry, Estates and other relevant programmes of work.

The location for the delivery of this requirement will be across Wales.

The duration of the framework will be 3 years.There will be an option to extend the framework by up to a further one year. The decision on whether to use the extension option available will be at NRW’s discretion.

A briefing session will be held by Teams on Friday 8 January 2021 at 10 a.m. For further details and to book your place please email:


II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71311100 Civil engineering support services
71311000 Civil engineering consultancy services
71310000 Consultative engineering and construction services
71312000 Structural engineering consultancy services
71242000 Project and design preparation, estimation of costs
71320000 Engineering design services
71520000 Construction supervision services
71521000 Construction-site supervision services
71247000 Supervision of building work
71248000 Supervision of project and documentation

II.2.3)Place of performance

Main site or place of performance:

Provision of construction management and supervision services as detailed in the specification of the tender documentation.


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:


NRW undertakes a diverse range of civil engineering works across its various functions.

— flood risk management capital schemes and capital maintenance/repair of flood defence structures on main rivers and coastal areas,

— Reservoirs Act (1975) compliance projects,

— hydrometric and telemetry assets construction and capital maintenance/repair,

— habitat management and creation and environmental land and water remediation,

— fish passage improvements,

— major estates infrastructure (e.g. bridges).

You will provide the following services under the framework:

— construction contract management (eg act as NEC3 ECC Project Manager),

— construction supervision (eg NEC3 ECC Site Supervisor),

— construction environmental clerk of works (ECoW),

— construction landscape clerk of works (LCoW) (note the LCoW must be a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute (CMLI)),

— investigation and survey contract management and supervision,

— project management staff for secondments,

— health and safety advice,

— pre- and post-contract advice,

— collation, analysis and presentation of contractor Delivery Data.

Please note that NRW employs its own Quantity Surveyors who shall support the ECC Project Manager on cost and commercial aspects of ECC administration, such as assessing Defined Cost when assessing amounts due and compensation events quotations.


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: 4 400 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

1 year extension option.


II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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.1.2)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.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See tender documentation.


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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 2

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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 214-525486

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

Date: 03/02/2021
Local time: 13:00
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, Welsh

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

Tender must be valid until: 04/05/2021

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 03/02/2021
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

End of this framework in either 3 or 4 years depending on whether the extension option is activated.


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:


Instructions for submitting an Expression of Interest/Completing the ITT.

(i) suppliers should register on the eTendering portal

(ii) once registered, suppliers must express their interest as follows:

(a) login to the eTendering portal;

(b) select ITT’;

(c) select ‘ITTs Open To All Suppliers’;

(d) access the listing relating to the contract ITT: itt_85177 – NRW Next Generation Supervision Services Framework Agreement 2021-2024 and view details;

(e) click on ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left hand side of the page.

(iii) Once you have expressed interest, the ITT will move to ‘My ITTs’, where you can download and where you can construct your reply as instructed. You must then publish your reply using the publish button.

(iv) for any support in submitting your expression of interest, BravoSolution can be contacted on 0800 069 8634 or by email to

Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

Community Benefits in a procurement context are about ensuring that wider social and economic issues are taken into account when

Procuring services,to maximise the investment as widely as possible. NRW is committed to delivering community benefits where

Appropriate and will set out desired community benefits on individual call-off contracts. We expect the support of suppliers throughout the framework in delivering Community Benefits alongside NRW.

(WA Ref:106738)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.


VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477501

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: