Selecting the contractor, tendering Introduce The methods of selecting the contractor (including the types of public Procurement)! •Direct contracting (choosing contractor by Acquaintance or references) •Simple competition (competitive bidding or negotiation) •Public Procurement Open procedure: a contract award Procedure whereby all those interested may submit tenders; •Restricted procedure: a contract award procedure Whereby only Those invited by the contracting authorities may submit tenders; •Negotiated procedure: a contract award Procedure whereby contracting authorities negotiate the terms of the Contract with one or more of the tenderers of their choice; •Competitive dialogue a public procurement procedure, in which the Contracting authority shall conduct with the candidates they select a dialogue with the aim to Identify exactly the subject-matter of the public procurement, and/or the type of and the conditions for the Relevant contract, within the frame of conditions as defined by the contracting Authority; What are the MAIN steps in the public procurement process? What kind of contracts are to be Used in the construction industry? Write a short explanation to each! •Participation stage•the first stage of two-stage procedures •tenders are not submitted – the Contracting authority •Preparing and publishing a contract notice•Publication in The Official Journal of the European Union and in the Tenders Electronic Daily Databank and in the Public Procurement Bulletin (paper form/online); •The contract notice has a standard form, Stating the subject-matter and value of the public procurement. The contracting authority (client) specifies the method, the final date and the place for collecting the tender documentation and the terms of payment for the documents. •„Buying” the tender documentation– contents: •draft contract •list of the certificates, declarations to be submitted •technical specifications (performance, functional requirements) •Requesting additional information •The tenderer may request additional information no later than ten days before the expiry of the time-limit to submit Tenders. •The Additional information is provided to all tenderers no later than six days Before the deadline. •Additional information may also be Provided in the form of consultation. •Providing the tender guarantee (if necessary) •Preparing And submitting the tenders •The tendering deadline is not less than 52 (in special cases 22) days from The date of dispatch of the notice. •Tenders are submitted in writing, in a sealed envelope. •Tenders indicate the price (tender Calculation), the deadlines and technical Variations (if permitted). •Tenderers provide proof of the adequacy of their financial and economic standing, technical and professional ability required for the performance of the contract •How to prove Adequacy •a description of major works carried Out over the past five years (public work concerning a historic monument); •a statement of the tools, plant and technical equipment available to the contractor for carrying out the work; •the Contractor‘s education and qualifications; •a statement of the firm‘s average annual manpower statistics and the Number of executive officers for the last three years; •etc. •Opening the tenders- announced Date, time, place •Evaluation of the tenders •Checking The tenders for compliance with the conditions. •Determining invalid tenders or tenderers to be disqualified. •Assessing tenders based on the evaluation criteria.•The announcement of the results•The client prepares a written summary of the tenders. •The results of the procedure shall be publicly announced within sixty days from the opening of the tenders. •The construction Contract may include: •Construction services; •The general contractor Has the responsibility only for the accomplishment of the field construction. •The contractor has no input into the design process. •Design-construct;•The client contracts a single firm for both design and construction. •The client, the designer and the builder work Cooperatively in the total development of the project. •The contractor provides substantial input into the design process about materials Construction methods cost estimates and construction time schedules. •Construction Management services.•The objective is to achieve high Quality at minimum cost. •Project planning, design, and construction are Integrated tasks. •Management services Range from coordinating contractors to Broad-scale responsibilities over the whole project.