Translink (Comprising of Citybus Ltd, Northern Ireland Railways Co Ltd and Ulsterbus Ltd) and including Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company (NITHC) are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Motor Vehicle Engineer who would be engaged at our request to inspect third party vehicles, agree repair costs with Motor Vehicle Repair Workshops, give advice on repair procedures and attend court to give professional opinion on motor engineering related topics.
The bus companies inspect approximately 350 vehicles per year. Translink handle all their liability claims in-house and carry an excess of £250K per claim.
Anticipated Award Date - Quarter 2 2015
Duration of contract : 3 years with 2 options to extend - each option being a period of 1 year.
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.