Technical Consultancy Services Framework

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII)
Parkgate Business Centre, Parkgate Street
D08 DK10
Contact person: Rob Grumley
Telephone: +353 16463650
NUTS code: IE

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Roads and Light Rail

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Technical Consultancy Services Framework

Reference number: TII145
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

TII along with the relevant local authorities are responsible for the delivery of various public infrastructure projects including a number of road schemes identified in the National Development Plan 2018-2027. These are to be taken through planning and design stages. TII along with the relevant local authorities have a requirement for technical advisors to provide various services including development of major road schemes up to planning consent stage. This Framework will be available both to TII as the contracting authority and the local authorities where TII is the Sanctioning Authority. It is envisaged that the Framework will consist of up to 10 members.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE
Main site or place of performance:

Dublin 8.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Framework Agreement has an anticipated duration of 2 years, with an option for the Authority to extend the duration, at its discretion, for up to a further 2 years, in 12 monthly intervals. The Local Authorities that will be entitled (but not obliged) to draw down Services from each Framework Agreement in accordance with the rules of the individual Framework Agreement are:

Carlow County Council.

Cavan County Council.

Clare County Council.

Cork City Council.

Cork County Council.

Donegal County Council.

Dublin City Council.

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council.

Fingal County Council.

Galway City Council.

Galway County Council.

Kerry County Council.

Kildare County Council.

Kilkenny County Council.

Laois County Council.

Leitrim County Council.

Limerick City and County Council.

Louth County Council.

Longford County Council.

Mayo County Council.

Meath County Council.

Monaghan County Council.

Offaly County Council.

Roscommon County Council.

Sligo County Council.

South Dublin County Council.

Tipperary County Council.

Waterford City and County Council.

Westmeath County Council.

Wexford County Council.

Wicklow County Council.

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: 20 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
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: yes
Description of options:

Framework has anticipated duration of 2 years, with an option for the Authority to extend the duration, at its discretion, for up to a further 2 years, in 12 monthly intervals.

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

Tenderers will need to register on the etenders government website to download the tender documents. TII intends to shortlist a minimum of 10 service providers provided they are suitable candidates. The estimated amount of 20 000 000 EUR is based on current projects that are outlined in the National Development Plan.

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:

As per procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
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: 10
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: 02/07/2018
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 02/01/2019
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 02/07/2018
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
VI.3)Additional information:

As set out in the Instructions to Tendering documentation, tenderers that make it onto the Framework will be allocated a position on the framework based on the marks awarded to their tender submission. The Mini Competition Participants shall be all of those whose position on the framework is either an even number or an odd number. Framework Participants will have the option to be involved in every second Mini-Competition Tender. There will also be a second option to negotiate directly with one of the participants. See the Framework Agreement document for full details.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Central Office of the High Court
Four Courts
Telephone: +353 18886511

Internet address:

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: