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The University is seeking a Main Contractor for the new Discovery & Innovation Building on its Edinburgh Campus. The current indicative proposals and project information can be viewed within ‘Project Documentation - Appendix H’ in the PCS-T ...

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Heriot Watt University
Procurement Services, Riccarton
Edinburgh
EH14 4AS
United Kingdom
Contact person: Victoria Kulczycki
Telephone: +44 1314513767
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1314513119
NUTS code: UKM25

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.hw.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00307

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Main Contractor - Discovery & Innovation Building.

Reference number: HWU/1673
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

The University is seeking a Main Contractor for the new Discovery & Innovation Building on its Edinburgh Campus. The current indicative proposals and project information can be viewed within ‘Project Documentation - Appendix H’ in the PCS-T portal.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 14 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45210000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM25
Main site or place of performance:

Riccarton Campus.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University is seeking a Main Contractor for the new Discovery & Innovation Building on its Edinburgh Campus.

The current indicative proposals and project information can be viewed within ‘Project Documentation - Appendix H’ in the PCS-T portal.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical Evaluation: Written Submission / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Technical Evaluation: Presentation / Weighting: 30
Price - Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 14 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 09/05/2017
End: 31/01/2019
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: no
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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

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:

Please refer to this statement when completing section 4A of the ESPD (Scotland):

Statement for 4A.1 - If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established. For this project, this includes a requirement for all on site staff to be accredited under the Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) or equivalent.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘general’ yearly turnover, stated below. Where turnover information is not available for the time period requested, the Tenderer will be required to state the date which they were set up/started trading.

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below (http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hse40.pdf).

The successful Contractor will be required to provide two years audited accounts, or equivalent prior to awarded to the Contract, or confirm in their tender submission the publicly accessible, free, online location of accounts if available in such a format. There must be no qualification or contra-indication from any evidence provided in support of the Contractor's economic and financial standing.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘general’ yearly turnover of 24 600 000 GBP for the last 2 years.

Bidders will be required to have the following types and levels of insurances:

Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 10 000 000 GBP;

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 20 000 000 GBP;

Public Liability Insurance = 10 000 000 GBP;

Contractors All Risk Insurance = 20 000 000 GBP.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Contractors must provide management and community benefits information when requested by the University throughout the life of the Contract.

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)Description
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: yes
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: 13/04/2017
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 11/07/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 13/04/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
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:

(i) Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

(ii) Works type not suitable to Lotting.

(iii) ESPD will be scored on pass/fail basis.

(iv) The ratio for this procurement exercise is Technical 80 % and Commercial 20 %. Detail on this award criteria can be found in Section 3 of the ITT.

(iv) Question Scoring Methodology:

100 - Value Add: The Tenderer has provided a strong methodology addressing all the key points requested and has also provided detail of relevant value add that they can provide.

75 - Good: The Tenderer response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provide details on how the requirements will be fulfilled.

50 - Acceptable: The Tenderer has provided an acceptable methodology addressing most of the key points listed above in detail OR the Tenderer has provided all the key points listed above but lacks detail in answering the question fully. The response provides confidence that the requirements can be met.

25 - Minor Concerns: The Tenderer has provided a methodology addressing some of the key points listed above in detail OR the Tenderer has provided most of the key points listed above but lacks detail. The response provided does not provide confidence fully that the requirements can be met.

0 - Major Concerns: The Tenderer has failed to address the question, submitted a nil response or any element of the response gives cause for major concern.

(v) Tenderers will be asked to complete the following forms in the Technical Evaluatio: Form of Tender; Bona Fide Tender; Freedom of Info; SC Code of Conduct; Parent Company Guarantee. These forms are for information only and will not be scored.

(vi) A performance bond of 10 % of the contract value will be required.

(vii) The successful Contractor must confirm they comply with Modern Slavery Act 2015.

(viii) Where the capability & capacity of a subcontractor, members of a consortia or any other body will be relied on to meet the selection criteria, separate ESPD are required from each of those other parties relied on. Where subcontractors are to be used but their capability & capacity are not relied on, University may choose to request separate ESPD

(ix) The successful Contractor will be required to provide two years audited accounts, or equivalent prior to awarded to the Contract, or confirm in their tender submission the publicly accessible, free, online location of accounts if available in such a format. There must be no qualification or contra-indication from any evidence provided in support of the Contractor's economic and financial standing.

(x) It is a requirement of the Successful Contractor to provide a minimum of six new apprenticeships for local young people.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 7839. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:

NA

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

The successful Contractor will be required to deliver Community Benefits. Contract performance conditions will relate to Social & Environmental considerations i.e. training/recruitment, subcontracting opportunities, provisions of apprenticeships, environmental sustainability, fair work practices, sustainable procurement, etc. It is a requirement of this contract to provide a minimum of 6 new apprenticeships for local young people.

(SC Ref:487198).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Heriot Watt University
Procurement Services, Riccarton
Edinburgh
EH14 4AS
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314513767

Internet address:www.hw.ac.uk

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:
13/03/2017