JV North: JV North Consultant Framework

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Notice Summary
Title: JV North Consultant Framework
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: JV North
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Open
Short Description: JV North and the housing associations referred to in this notice are a preferred development partner of The Homes and Communities Agency for the period of 2016/2021, are underway with a capital works housing construction programme; approximately circa 2,000 units are anticipated to be called off under this framework. The aim is to construct good quality homes for a variety of tenures, including community amenities and associated infrastructure provision and for a wide range of client groups and affordability levels. Employers agents (Lot 2), architectural services (Lot 3) and principal designers (Lot 4) are required to be sourced through this framework.
Published: 01/03/2017 15:05
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UK-Ashton-under-Lyne: Construction work.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             JV North Ltd
             Cavendish 249, Cavendish Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7AT, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 1614776464, Email: Sean@saffercooper.com
             Contact: Sean Stafford
             Main Address: www.jvnorth.co.uk
             NUTS Code: UKD
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: Yes.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/74E8TV325G
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/74E8TV325G to the abovementioned address       
      Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Body governed by public law
      I.5) Main activity
            Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: JV North Consultant Framework       
      Reference Number: Not provided
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      45000000 - Construction work.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: JV North and the housing associations referred to in this notice are a preferred development partner of The Homes and Communities Agency for the period of 2016/2021, are underway with a capital works housing construction programme; approximately circa 2,000 units are anticipated to be called off under this framework.

The aim is to construct good quality homes for a variety of tenures, including community amenities and associated infrastructure provision and for a wide range of client groups and affordability levels. Employers agents (Lot 2), architectural services (Lot 3) and principal designers (Lot 4) are required to be sourced through this framework.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 9,000,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: Yes       
      Tenders may be submitted for: All lots
      Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not provided
      The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not provided

II.2) Description
II.2) Description Lot No. 1
      
      II.2.1) Title: Employers Agent Services       
      Lot No: 2       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      71000000 - Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services.
      71241000 - Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis.
      71244000 - Calculation of costs, monitoring of costs.
      71246000 - Determining and listing of quantities in construction.
      71247000 - Supervision of building work.
      71248000 - Supervision of project and documentation.
      71530000 - Construction consultancy services.
      71520000 - Construction supervision services.
      71540000 - Construction management services.
      71541000 - Construction project management services.
      71313400 - Environmental impact assessment for construction.
      71321100 - Construction economics services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKF EAST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
      UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: The authority is looking to appoint up to eight suppliers who can offer employer's agent services in respect of the construction of quality homes for a variety of tenures within the North West and Midlands regions of the UK. Suppliers who are appointed to the framework and are then appointed to a call-off contract will be required to organise and administer the contract on behalf of the JV North partners. Responsibilities will include managing any disputes or disagreements, identifying and managing project risk, minimising defects on a project, controlling costs and cashflow across the project programme and offering skills, knowledge and advice in the delivery of the sale programme.
      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: 3,000,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 2
      
      II.2.1) Title: Architects       
      Lot No: 3       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      71000000 - Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services.
      71200000 - Architectural and related services.
      71210000 - Advisory architectural services.
      71220000 - Architectural design services.
      71221000 - Architectural services for buildings.
      71222000 - Architectural services for outdoor areas.
      71240000 - Architectural, engineering and planning services.
      71247000 - Supervision of building work.
      71314300 - Energy-efficiency consultancy services.
      71400000 - Urban planning and landscape architectural services.
      71520000 - Construction supervision services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKF EAST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
      UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: The authority is looking to appoint up to eight suppliers who can offer architectural services in respect of the construction of quality homes for a variety of tenures within the North West and Midlands regions of the UK. Suppliers who are appointed to the framework and are then appointed to a call-off contract will be required to assist during the design development process of a new scheme, identifying and mitigating pre-contract design risks, working with the principal contractor to ensure the design vision is captured during the different project stages, minimising potential health and safety risks during the construction phase and post occupation, paying particular attention to place - making and also to post-construction phases.
      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: 5,000,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 3
      
      II.2.1) Title: Principal Designer Services       
      Lot No: 4       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      71000000 - Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services.
      71317200 - Health and safety services.
      71317210 - Health and safety consultancy services.
      71241000 - Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis.
      71247000 - Supervision of building work.
      71248000 - Supervision of project and documentation.
      71530000 - Construction consultancy services.
      71520000 - Construction supervision services.
      71540000 - Construction management services.
      71541000 - Construction project management services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKF EAST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
      UKD NORTH WEST (ENGLAND)
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: The authority is looking to appoint up to five suppliers who can offer principal designer services in respect of the construction of quality homes for a variety of tenures within the North West and Midlands regions of the UK. Suppliers who are appointed to the framework and are then appointed to a call-off contract will be required to take control of the pre-construction stage of projects and take control of a range of tasks, including monitoring health and safety processes and ensuring close liaison between the various parties involved, for example working with other designers, coordinating work, and liaising with the principal contractor and circulating information relating to potential risks (including health and safety risks) during the construction phase.
      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: 1,000,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       


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:          
      Not Provided       
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability    
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      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: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description OPEN
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open   
   
   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:
Not Provided           
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   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: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 03/04/2017 Time: 12:00
            
      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:
         Until: 03/07/2017
      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 03/04/2017
         Time: 12:00
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted No       
   Electronic payment will be used No       
   VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.JV North Limited is a registered limited company comprising 15 member housing associations thus.

AKSA Housing Association Ltd
Community Gateway Association Ltd
Eastland Homes Partnership Ltd
Equity Housing Group Ltd
Gedling Homes
Golden Gates Housing Trust
Helena Partnerships Ltd
Liverpool Mutual Homes Ltd
New Charter Housing Trust Ltd
New Charter Homes Ltd
One Vision Housing Ltd
Parkway Green Housing Trust
Trafford Housing Trust Ltd
Weaver Vale Housing Trust Ltd
Willow Park Housing Trust Ltd

It should be noted that for the extent of this framework arrangement exercise JV North Limited will not be the party entering into the Contracts but it will be the individual client members of JV North Limited (i.e. the individual housing associations).

Please note that suppliers may apply for more than one lot. If suppliers are applying for more than one lot, they must submit a separate Selection Questionnaire response and separate tender response for each lot applied for.

Candidates should note that the Authority reserves the right to vary, amend and update any aspects of the framework agreements and final details will be confirmed to Candidates successful in being selected to participate in the framework.

IV.2.2- SQ and ITT responses must be returned together before the deadline as the procurement for the appointment of suppliers to the framework is being run under the open procedure (Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended), Regulation 27). Bidders are encouraged to submit their submissions well in advance of the stated date and time in order to avoid such issues as technical difficulties with the electronic system that may be due to the high volumes of traffic attempting to submit applications on the same date at the same time. Responses delivered after the date and time specified or to a different address, electronically or otherwise, will not be considered. Should you experience any problems with the portal then please contact the Delta Helpdesk from 8.30 to 5.30 Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays on 0845 270 7050.

Suppliers' submissions must be uploaded on the portal by no later than Monday 3rd April 2017, at noon.

The contracting authority reserves the right not to award the opportunity or to award only part or a different arrangement of the opportunity described in this contract notice.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Ashton-under-Lyne:-Construction-work./74E8TV325G

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
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   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             The High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
       London, United Kingdom
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
             The High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
          London, United Kingdom
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
          The High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
       London, United Kingdom
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 01/03/2017

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