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RFx Number Status & Type Details Date
RFT - SRLA-0138
Closed
Request for Tender
Issued by: Suburban Rail Loop Authority
UNSPSC: 93142103 - Technical cooperation services
opened
Wed, 23 February 2022 5:00 pm
Closed
Fri, 25 March 2022 3:00 pm
23 Feb 2022 12:00

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Supplier Post #43 - Local Jobs First Policy - access This post is publicly visible

This question relates to the Local Jobs First Policy compliance. I am not able to access/ view the tender on the ICN website/ portal. They have advised the last day is today so should still be availble to view and complete. Is it possible to please extend the date until next Friday 25th or at least COB today Friday 18th.

thank you

Posted on 18 Mar 2022 11:55 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #43 - Local Jobs First Policy - access

 

The clsosing date has been amended to 25/03/2022.

 

Please also noite that Tenderers are only required to confirm they will comply with LJF and the LIDP will only be required when the threshold of $1M for Regional and $3M for Metro is reached.

Replied on 18 Mar 2022 17:53 by Andrew Nandan of Suburban Rail Loop Authority

Buyer Post #13 - Supplier Post #6 - Conflict of interest This post is publicly visible

Supplier Post #6 - Conflict of interest

Are subconsultants to the SRLA Technical Advisory service provider (currently the AJM JV), who are currently engaged on SRLA work through this mechanism, restricted from this panel bid? i.e. is this considered a conflict of interest? How does this need to be managed / declared for the panel bid?

 

Tender Response - A Tenderer regardless of their current involvement with SRLA (e.g., engaged to provide services to SRLA, either on their own or as part of a consortium), can respond to this tender as a standalone organisation. Should the Tenderer successfully qualify for inclusion on the Panel, it must not become a member of any consortium which proposes to respond to any procurement process for any part of the SRL Project (including downstream opportunities), without SRLA’s written approval.

 

Engagement Phase - The Panel is not intended to be an exclusive arrangement. However, where a Panel member determines there may be a conflict of interest in relation to a proposed procurement for any part of the SRL Project, they will be required to immediately bring this to SRLA’s attention. SRLA will then assess the materiality of the conflict of interest and provide guidance as to the next steps. These steps may include, but are not limited to:

  1. a requirement for the Panel member to document how the conflict will be managed (e.g., by way of probity plan); or
  2. if the declared conflict of interest is not assessed to be manageable to the satisfaction of SRLA, the Panel member may be excluded from participation in the proposed procurement.

These assessments will be made on a case-by-case basis, considering all relevant facts and circumstances i.e., no “blanket” approvals will be given by SRLA for Tenderers to participate in procurement processes for any part of the SRL project subject to providing an appropriate probity plan.

Posted on 7 Mar 2022 16:03 by Suburban Rail Loop Authority

Buyer Post #12 - Supplier Post #7 - Schedule 1B - Demonstrated Skills and Experience - Case Study This post is publicly visible

Supplier Post #7 - Schedule 1B - Demonstrated Skills and Experience - Case Study

Can you please confirm if tenderers are to submit one case study per subcategory, or are able to submit multiple case studies per subcategory? If only one, are tenderers able to include multiple relevant projects within the one case study.

Tenderers are required to submit one case study for each of the sub-category/ies selected. Tenderers may include multiple relevant projects within the case study.

Posted on 7 Mar 2022 15:57 by Suburban Rail Loop Authority

Buyer Post #11 - Supplier Post #8 - Schedule 1A - Key Personnels This post is publicly visible

Supplier Post #8 - Schedule 1A - Key Personnels

Is there a limit on the number of key personnel that can be submitted per subcategory?

No there is no limit

Posted on 7 Mar 2022 15:52 by Suburban Rail Loop Authority

Buyer Post #10 - Supplier Post #9 - Multiple submissions This post is publicly visible

Supplier Post #9 - Multiple submissions

Could a company bid for a selection of sub categories in its own right and also as part of a seperate bid?

Yes they can.

Posted on 7 Mar 2022 11:56 by Suburban Rail Loop Authority

Supplier Post #5 - Escalation Rates This post is publicly visible

 

Can you please provide clarification on the expectations around escalation of rates?

Posted on 28 Feb 2022 15:26 by Supplier Person

Supplier Post #5 - Escalation Rates

The rate is based on Time and Material schedule of rates. Price review mechanism will use Index Based calculation.

Replied on 3 Mar 2022 11:03 by Andrew Nandan of Suburban Rail Loop Authority

Supplier Post #4 - Part C: Proposed Contract This post is publicly visible

Supplier Post #2 - P&D Services panel Part C- Contract

Can you please provide a copy of Part C: Proposed Contract?

 

Posted on 28 Feb 2022 15:25 by Supplier Person

Buyer Post #3 - Supplier Post #1 - Panels and Sub-Categories This post is publicly visible

Supplier Post #1 - Panels and Sub-Categories

If a Tenderer is not able to deliver all of the dot points within a sub-category:- 

They are required to Strikethrough any dot points in the specification which does not apply.

Please refer to document P&D Service panel Part D2A - Schedule 1A - which reads - 

  • Col. 3: Strikethrough any dot points in the specification which does not apply".

This information is repeated in the following response documents:

Part D2B

Part D2C

Part D2D

Posted on 28 Feb 2022 13:47 by Suburban Rail Loop Authority

Supplier Post #2 - P&D Services panel Part C- Contract This post is publicly visible

Good morning, 

Just following up Part C Contract as it seems to be missing from the Tender documentation pack. 

Warm regards, Laura Batch

Posted on 28 Feb 2022 10:41 by Supplier Person

Request for Tender - Planning and Delivery Services Part C - Proposed Contract

Please Note - RFT Part C will be made available by 04/03/22.

 

Replied on 28 Feb 2022 13:11 by Andrew Nandan of Suburban Rail Loop Authority

Supplier Post #1 - Panels and Sub-Categories This post is publicly visible

The documentation states that suppliers can submit for either/all panels and either/all sub-categories. However, does not seem to mention elements within the sub-categories.

Q – Is a supplier able to quality for a sub-category if they are unable to provide services in ALL the areas within that sub-category? Or do they need to partner to comply with all services in that sub-category if they have gaps?

Posted on 28 Feb 2022 02:39 by Supplier Person