Services - 119611-2017

31/03/2017    S64

Ireland-Dublin: Media services — online communication consultancy service

2017/S 064-119611

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication, Representation in Ireland
Postal address: 12–14 Mount Street
Town: Dublin 2
NUTS code: IE021 Dublin
Postal code: D02 W710
Country: Ireland
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Media services — online communication consultancy service.

Reference number: PO/2016-16/DUB.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Media consultancy services: online communication consultancy services.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79416200 Public relations consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of the contract is to supply the European Commission with services enabling it to provide the general public, other specified target groups, and the media with information on Commission policy. The services requested by the Commission should enable it not just to improve the coordination of information and communication activities, but also to further develop its information and communication policy. Ultimately the aim is to make the activities, objectives and policies of the Commission better known to the general public via the media, especially social media and the Internet.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Methodology, timeline and work plan of technical proposal / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Drafting and updating of an action plan / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Preparation of information material for the Internet / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Watchdog function / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Feedback: quality and relevance of the proposed follow-up to actions, especially as regards building up online audiences / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Social networking / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Case studies / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the measures implemented for a continuous high performance throughout the contract period, including quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 100
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: Communication actions.
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 196-353078
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: PO/2016-16/DUB

Media services — online communication consultancy service

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The procedure was cancelled due to lack of budgetary appropriations and changes in the operational needs of the contracting authority.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 43031
Internet address:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in Section I.1.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: