The Consultancy framework is specifically designed to provide a broad range of professional services to support the New Build Framework and also to support Efficiency North's members with the asset management of their existing housing stock.
Whilst the framework is predominantly for social housing in Yorkshire and Humber, the North West and the East Midlands, it can be extended to cover other sectors and other regions of the country.
Call Off Mechanism
The framework provides 2 principle call-off routes:
A simple mechanism that allows selection of Consultant on the relevant lot without having to undertake a separate tender exercise; the selection is based on the tendered framework rates and the application of capability criteria to determine the most economically advantageous offer for the specific project.
Where all eligible consultants from the relevant lot, capable of carrying out the service, are invited to tender; the Invitation to Tender setting out the criteria to be used to determine the most economically advantageous tender.
For both call off routes capability criteria can be applied to source and/or ensure consultants are selected who have the required financial stability, capacity, levels of experience and insurance
Framework Lot & Consultants
1. Employer's Agent and Quantity Surveying
2. Architectural Services
3. Mechanical & Electrical Services
4. Structural & Civil Engineering
5. Building Surveying, Party wall & Stock Conditioning Services
6. Principle Designer Services
7. Lifts Consultancy Services
8. Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy Services