Scottish Water is seeking to appoint two Alliance Partners to support the delivery of its future Quality & Standards IV (Q&S IV) capital investment programme for the regulatory period starting 2015. The two programme areas to be delivered by the Alliance Partners, will include Lot 1 Waste Water Infrastructure and Lot 2 Water Infrastructure and will cover, but not be limited to, civil engineering works and process works (including mechanical, electrical and instrumentation) as well as scope and change management, progress and performance reporting, quality management and commissioning. A more detailed description is given in the breakdown of lots in Annex B.
Project delivery is likely to be required prior to the start of the first regulatory period 2015 to 2021, and depending on the progress with the tender process, Scottish Water anticipates instructing work to be carried out before the start of the regulatory period and/or to provide services to assist the transition from the current programme and also transitioning into the next regulatory programme.
Although performance will be continually monitored there will be formal Price and Performance reviews undertaken, aligned with the Water Industry Commission for Scotland (WICS)'s three yearly investment reviews. Subject to satisfactory reviews during the first regulatory period the contract may then be extended at the sole discretion of Scottish Water into the next regulatory period.
The Alliance Partners are required to provide expertise, guidance, support and resources in design, planning, management and delivery of Waste Water Infrastructure and Water Infrastructure. This may include new assets, renewals, modification, maintenance, refurbishment and extensions to water networks, sewerage networks including UIDs and sewer rehabilitation works, and pumping stations. The works will include all civil engineering, process, mechanical, electrical, telemetry, control and instrumentation works as required.
An Alliance Partner can be a single entity or alternatively a delivery consortium made up of contractor(s) and/or design consultants. In the event of a delivery consortium, Scottish Water will require either a lead contractor and/or the contractors to accept joint and several liability.
In response to this OJEU Applicants can submit their note of interest as either a single entity and or as part of a delivery consortium. However at the PQQ submission stage Scottish Water will only accept submissions from Applicants either as a single entity or as part of a delivery consortium and not both. There is no restriction on the number of lots that can be applied for.
It is envisaged that between 4 to 6 Applicants per lot will be invited to tender.
All Applicants who note their interest will be invited to attend a Bidders Day to be hosted by Scottish Water. The time and venue will be confirmed on receipt of expressions of interest.
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Contact point(s): Procurement Category Manager
For the attention of: Mike McGlinchey
G72 0TA Blantyre
Telephone: +44 1698722351
Fax: +44 1698722416
General address of the contracting entity: www.scottishwater.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
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Contract value: Scottish Water is seeking to appoint two Alliance Partners to support the delivery of its future Quality & Standards IV (Q&S IV) capital investment programme for the regulatory period starting 2015.During the regulatory period, Scottish Water is required to deliver specified outcomes which will improve drinking water quality, clean up our environment, provide for new development, and improve customer service. These requirements, which Scottish Water must deliver within the regulatory settlement determined by the Water Industry Commission for Scotland, are set out in a Ministerial Direction to Scottish Water.The primary objective of the Alliance approach is to deliver within a safe environment Scottish Waters capital investment programme.The successful Alliance Partners must comply with the mandatory use of Scottish Waters frameworks including Infrastructure, Kits, Civils and Hires and Tier 1 Contractors. With respect to design services it should be noted that Scottish Water does not require any Applicants replying to this notice to be tied to a particular consultant for design services. Applicants will be permitted to use designers from their own supply chain provided they meet Scottish Waters minimum standards.Estimated value for each Lot excluding VAT is in the region of GBP 65 000 000 per annum with a total estimated spend per Lot for the first regulatory period in the region of GBP 390 000 000. Prices are based on 2012/13 COPI Index.
Published: 27 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 25 Jan 2013
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