Decision details

Approval to award a contract for the role of Employers Agent on the Paradise Fields Housing New Build Development

Decision Maker: Assistant Director - Housing Operations

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

The Council require an Employers Agent for the Paradise Fields New Build Scheme as we do not currently have the expertise in house to undertake this role.
The Council have utilised the Watford Community Housing Trust Consultancy Framework and undertaken a mini competition with all the members of the agreement.
Calford Seaden provided the best value for money submission of all the bids received.

Decision:

The approval to award a contract to Calford Seaden for the Employers Agent role on the Paradise Fields Housing New Build Development scheme.

Alternative options considered:

The Council are developing the site at Paradise Fields and the role of Employers Agent is key for the Council to take the scheme forward.
The Council decided to utilise the Watford Community Housing Trust Framework Agreement as this is a quicker process than utilising an open procedure.

Publication date: 02/01/2020

Date of decision: 17/12/2019

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