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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Birmingham: Specialist Professional, Environmental, Customer Insight, Technical, Research and Engineering
Document Ref:
GB003ZM309177
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Other
Published By:
Highways England
Date Published:
18 September 2019
Deadline Date:
28 October 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
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Notice Abstract

Provision of specialist, professional, technical consultancy, engineering advice, research, innovation and procurement advice services across a range of transport related topics. The framework will be divided into 2 lots and will be for a duration of 4 years. Lot 1: Value £250m The provision of technical consultancy, engineering advice, research and innovation for roads, vehicles, highway infrastructure and operations on the following topics: (a) asset operation, maintenance, assurance and performance; (b) business support; (c) communications and data transfer; (d) customer insight research, market research and publicity; (e) design standards manuals and departures; (f) economics, statistics and transport modelling; (g) enforcement policy; (h) environmental; (i) geotechnical engineering; (j) health and safety, security, road safety and vehicle restraint; (k) highway structures; (l) identity and image; (m) incident management and traffic officer service; (n) intelligent transport; (o) management information systems; (p) network resilience; (q) pavement engineering; (r) pilots and trials; (s) post implementation evaluation; (t) quality management; (u) risk and value management; (v) road user behaviour; (w) strategic transport planning and policy; (x) sustainability; (y) traffic signals and road lighting; (z) transport engineering. For Lot 1 there will be a maximum of 7 suppliers appointed. It is expected that the successful suppliers will utilise a diverse supply chain to provide specialist support in the required areas. Lot 2: Value £50m. The provision of procurement advice and support for contract development, supply chain analysis and general procurement activities, including commercial assessment support. For Lot 2 there will be a maximum of 6 suppliers appointed. It is expected that the successful suppliers will utilise a focused supply chain to reduce opportunities for conflicts of interest in the supported procurement activities. General: Work under the framework may be awarded following mini-competition, following a single response to a request for expressions of interest or through a direct award to a single supplier. The main site of performance of the activities is England. However, successful suppliers may be requested to work outside of England in support of the organisations enabled to use this framework, as noted in the additional information.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

Highways England
N/A
Birmingham UK
N/A N/A
spectreprocurement@highwaysengland.co.uk N/A

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Specialist Professional, Environmental, Customer Insight, Technical, Research and Engineering

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Provision of specialist, professional, technical consultancy, engineering advice, research, innovation and procurement advice services across a range of transport related topics.

The framework will be divided into 2 lots and will be for a duration of 4 years.

Lot 1:

Value £250m

The provision of technical consultancy, engineering advice, research and innovation for roads, vehicles, highway infrastructure and operations on the following topics:

(a) asset operation, maintenance, assurance and performance;

(b) business support;

(c) communications and data transfer;

(d) customer insight research, market research and publicity;

(e) design standards manuals and departures;

(f) economics, statistics and transport modelling;

(g) enforcement policy;

(h) environmental;

(i) geotechnical engineering;

(j) health and safety, security, road safety and vehicle restraint;

(k) highway structures;

(l) identity and image;

(m) incident management and traffic officer service;

(n) intelligent transport;

(o) management information systems;

(p) network resilience;

(q) pavement engineering;

(r) pilots and trials;

(s) post implementation evaluation;

(t) quality management;

(u) risk and value management;

(v) road user behaviour;

(w) strategic transport planning and policy;

(x) sustainability;

(y) traffic signals and road lighting;

(z) transport engineering.

For Lot 1 there will be a maximum of 7 suppliers appointed. It is expected that the successful suppliers will utilise a diverse supply chain to provide specialist support in the required areas.

Lot 2:

Value £50m.

The provision of procurement advice and support for contract development, supply chain analysis and general procurement activities, including commercial assessment support.

For Lot 2 there will be a maximum of 6 suppliers appointed. It is expected that the successful suppliers will utilise a focused supply chain to reduce opportunities for conflicts of interest in the supported procurement activities.

General:

Work under the framework may be awarded following mini-competition, following a single response to a request for expressions of interest or through a direct award to a single supplier.

The main site of performance of the activities is England. However, successful suppliers may be requested to work outside of England in support of the organisations enabled to use this framework, as noted in the additional information.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Location of contract North East, North West, Yorkshire and The Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West

Value of contract £300.0m

Contract start date 02 March 2020

Contract end date 01 March 2024

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

The procedure type is unknown.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

n/a

4.3

Time Limits

   28-10-2019  Time 12:00

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please visit the following portal to view this notice:

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/2612ac39-049d-4ca9-a40f-1765e2f69bb2?p=@FQxUlRnPT0=NjJNT08=U

Closing date 28 October 2019

(MT Ref:309177)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 17-09-2019

Current Notes