Technical Adviser for the Thames Tideway Tunnel Project
The Defra Technical Advisor will provide Defra (the lead Government department for the TTT) with expertise in major engineering and construction projects.
United Kingdom-London: Construction consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
17 Nobel House
For the attention of: Johnson Angela
SW1P 3JR London
Telephone: +44 1904455198
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.defra.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: United Kingdom.
NUTS code UK
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Defra Technical Advisor (DTA) will provide Defra (the lead Government department for the TTT) with expertise in major engineering and construction projects. The DTA role will include analysing the quarterly information and data provided by the IP and the project’s Independent Technical Adviser to assess progress in construction of the TTT. The DTA will alert Defra to potential problems (including construction delays and issues that may cause potential claims under the GSP) and advise on steps that Defra should take better to understand and mitigate risks.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) .
2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the username/password — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT — There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Evaluation information required from Tenderers will be stated in the Invitation to Tender (ITT) which is available only at http://defra.bravosolution.co.ukTenderers are required in delivering the contract to comply with Defra’s policies, strategies and standards.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
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
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
Nobel House, 17 Smith Square
SW1P 3JR London
Body responsible for mediation procedures
Royal Courts of Justice
WC2A 2LL London
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
H M Courts
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: