Treasury Services Tender

Treasury Services Tender

Orbit is a Registered Provider of Social Housing and is seeking a qualified and experienced Treasury Advisor who can undertake consultancy services as detailed in the draft Specification document which is available to download by expressing an interest in the project on the website www.housingprocurement.com.

UK-Coventry: treasury services

2012/S 168-278931

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Orbit Group Limited
Procurement Team, Garden Court, Harry Weston Road, Binley Business Park
For the attention of: Mr Peter Mottershead
CV3 2SU Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2476437052
E-mail: peter.mottershead@orbit.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.orbit.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.housingprocurement.com

Further information can be obtained from: Orbit Group Limited
All information is available by registering on www.housingprocurement.com and downloading all the documents. Difficulties or queries with the website should be addressed in the first instance to Adam Mottershead Tel +44 2476438393
Internet address: www.housingprocurement.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Orbit Group Limited
All documents are available to download from www.housingprocurement.com providers will need to register on the web site (free) and express an interest. An email will then provide a link to the information.
Internet address: www.housingprocurement.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Orbit Group Limited
All requests to participate must be lodged via the e-tendering system at www.housingprocurement.com. Prospective providers must register on website and then express an interest in the project. An email will automatically follow detailing how to access to all documents
Internet address: www.housingprocurement.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
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:

Treasury Advisor – 337.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 6: Financial servicesa)Insurances services b)Banking and investment services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The main place of performance will be our central office at Garden Court, Harry Weston Road, Coventry CV3 2SU.
NUTS code UKG33

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)

Orbit is a Registered Provider of Social Housing and is seeking a qualified and experienced Treasury Advisor who can undertake consultancy services as detailed in the draft Specification document which is available to download by expressing an interest in the project on the website www.housingprocurement.com.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66600000, 66140000, 66150000, 66171000, 66190000

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:

Orbit is a Registered Provider of Social Housing and is seeking a qualified and experienced service provider who can undertake Treasury Advisor services. The services required comprise of supporting Orbit Treasury Team in developing and delivering the treasury strategy, provision of independent assurance on products suitability. In addition to providing the authority with business plan analysis, advice and support.
Estimated spend per annum £65 000 to £80 000. Total value over contract period including extension circa £325 000 to £400 000.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 325 000 and 400 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option will include a unilateral and discretionary option for Orbit to extend the initial term of 3 years for additional period of 24 months.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The deposits, guarantees or bonds required by Orbit will be set out in the contract documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

The terms concerning finance and payment will be set out in the contract documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EEC. The PQQ is available to download by expressing an interest in the project on the website www.housingprocurement.com. PQQ must be returned by the date stipulated in IV.3.4.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EEC. The PQQ is available to download by expressing an interest in the project on the website www.housingprocurement.com. PQQ must be returned by the date stipulated in IV.3.4.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Applicants will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EEC. The PQQ is available to download by expressing an interest in the project on the website www.housingprocurement.com. PQQ must be returned by the date stipulated in IV.3.4.

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

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

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Selection and evaluation criteria is set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire which is available to download by expressing an interest in the project on the website www.housingprocurement.com.

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:

PP337
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

1.10.2012 – 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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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: no
VI.3)Additional information

Orbit reserves the right not to award any agreement or to award any individual services pursuant to an agreement. Applicants should therefore note submission to the authority does not guarantee any level /amount of work from Orbit. Orbit will not in any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by the applicants in preparing their pre-qualification or tender submission.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:30.8.2012