Requirement title: Consultants for Economic Appraisals and Post Project Evaluations – Select List.
This is a requirement for Translink and returns for this section are due by:
15:00 UK Local Time 2nd March 2010.
Scope of Services Required
NITHC / Translink are seeking to appoint a Select List of suppliers to provide consultancy services, specifically being the preparation of economic appraisals and post project evaluations for capital projects. The post project evaluations are performed in two separate parts, project management evaluations and project benefit evaluations. The appraisals and evaluations have to be conducted in line with HM Treasury guidance i.e., Appraisal and Evaluation in Central Government - 2003 ("The Green Book"), DFP (NI) guidance, The Northern Ireland Guide to Expenditure Appraisal and Guidance and Methodology for Multi Modal Studies (GOMMMS: DETR 1998).
The Select List will be for an initial period of 2 years with the option of a one year extension.
It is anticipated the Select List will begin April 2010.
Translink is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and communicate with Tenderers. Accordingly, there will be no hard copy documents issued and it is intended that all communications with Translink including the submission of PQQ and Tender responses will be conducted via www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk.
Unless stated otherwise in these Instructions or in writing from Translink, all communications including queries from Applicants and any PQQ amendments from Translink during the period of this procurement exercise shall be submitted through and published via the online messaging facility provided on the e-sourcing NI portal (see “Messages” section). The onus lies on the applicant to read and keep up to date with all the information published on eSourcing NI in relation to this requirement.