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Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Media monitoring services
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Media monitoring services.
The purpose of the present call for tenders is to procure media monitoring and media reporting services on Court's related media coverage. The contractor will have to monitor print (national/regional), the online (internet) media, and the social media with the goal to provide a timely, up-to-date compendium of daily information, in the form of a press review, about the way in which topics of relevance to the Court (including the Court's President and Members) and the EU are reported in the media, and a quarterly qualitative and quantitative press analysis.
The contractor shall monitor the online and social media, blogs at EU level in the EU's 28 Member States as well as relevant English language online media in the rest of the world on a daily basis throughout the year, in order to provide complete daily press reviews and useful quarterly press analysis reports. The Court can also request the printed broadcast on demand and alerts on relevant articles behind paywalls. The Court can also request monitoring of broadcast media at extra cost.
The contract may be renewed up to 3 times, each time for a period of 12 months. Performance of the contract shall not begin until the contract is signed. Any renewal of the contract shall take place in accordance with the terms laid down in the contract.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Tenderers must be legally capable of performing the service contract they apply for. Tenderers' legal capacity will be evaluated on the basis of the documents that they must submit.
Tenderers must be registered on the professional or trade register under the conditions laid down by legislation in the country in which the tenderers reside.
Tenderers must have sufficient economic and financial capacity to enable them to perform the contract in compliance with the contractual provisions, taking into account its value and scale.
The Court requires tenderers to have an average specific annual turnover relating to the services covered by this call for tenders for each of the past 2 financial years for which accounts have been closed equal or above 140 000 EUR.
Tenderers must have sufficient technical and professional capacities to enable them to perform the contract in compliance with the contractual provisions, taking into account its value and scale.
The technical and professional capacity will be judged on the basis of the tenderer's expertise relevant to the required services.
In respect of the contract which is the subject of this invitation to tender, the Court requires tenderers to have the following minimum technical and professional capacity:
— the tenderer must have executed in the last 3 years at least 3 projects consisting in providing media monitoring and reporting similar to those required by this contract (covering online, printed and social media in most of the EU official languages) to international organisations or companies operating at European level,
— the project leader responsible for carrying out the project must have at least 3 years of professional experience in the services covered by this procedure as well as a good command of English,
— the tenderer must monitor media in all the languages covered by the contract.
Section IV: Procedure
European Court of Auditors, 12, rue Alcide de Gasperi, L-1615 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG.
Tenderers or their representative who wish to be present at the opening of the bids must inform the European Court of Auditors in writing (fax (+352) 4398-46667, e-mail: ECAfirstname.lastname@example.org) by 21.5.2017 (12:00) at the latest, and must produce their authorisation from the tendering company. Only 1 representative per tenderer will be admitted.
Section VI: Complementary information