To support delivery of the UK Road Investment Strategy (RIS1 & RIS2 https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/road-investment-strategy), DIPs will design and construct highway projects across England under NEC4 standard terms, with suitable amendments. The term will be from 2018 to 2024. The framework will be divided into 8 lots, with each lot having a specific value threshold for work packages and covering a defined geographical area. Lots 1 to 3 (Band A) are for work packages not exceeding £100m, lots 4 to 8 (Band B) are for work packages exceeding £100m. Candidates who apply in lots 1 to 3, will not be permitted to also apply in lots 4 to 8. Successful DIPs will be guaranteed an initial package of work under each lot with subsequent contracts being allocated either on a direct award basis or under mini-competition which may include the suppliers appointed to all lots. The procurement documents will provide more detail on how work will be allocated. DIPs will undertake the following: Support Project Control Framework (PCF) Stage 2: specialist advice on planning and buildability; and where instructed Investigative and intrusive surveys. Accountable for PCF stages 3-7: Responsible for the detailed design and construction of designated project. Managing their designers to produce optimum solutions, in-house resource & specialist supply chain to construct scheme, ensuring scheme is delivered to time, cost and performance outcomes. The DIP will act as the Regional integrator between Highways England (HE), Technical Advisor Partner (TAP), DIP supply chain and key stakeholders to deliver an integrated solution. With specialisms including but not limited to Prelim' design; Specialist advice on the whole-life-costing and future maintenance/inspection requirements and provisions; Development of collaboration arrangements; Supply Chain Strategy; Development of progress approvals & planning consents & DCOs; Buildability and Value Engineering reviews; Risk management; Development of H&S, Environmental and Quality plans for executing works; Construction and commissioning of enabling and construction works; Principal Contractor and Principal Designer under CDM duties; Revision and agreement of final account; Defects rectification and aftercare; Hand over asset; Strategic Programme Office related services: Planning & production strategy; Regional Procurement strategy & materials logistics plan; Commercial management; Digital platform transformation; Skills & capability strategy to minimise regional skills gap; Performance Management Office; Health, Safety & Welfare. Other duties as instructed by the Project Manager. Following the advertising of the original contract notice we now have 19 tenderers for the main competition. Potential subcontractors are invited to contact the tenderers ahead of award to offer their services. The tenderer names are given in the additional information field below.
Highways England, The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
Contract value: 8700000000
Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 9 Oct 2018
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