Services - 185937-2017

18/05/2017    S95

United Kingdom-London: Social media manager, Representation of the European Commission in the United Kingdom

2017/S 095-185937

Contract notice

Services

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 London
Postal address: 32 Smith Square
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Postal code: SW1P 3EU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Christine Dalby, Acting Head of Representation
E-mail: COMM-REP-LONDON@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +442 079731980
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/communication/index_en.htm
Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/communication/contracts-and-grants/contracts/
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2502
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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
II.1.1)Title:

Social media manager, Representation of the European Commission in the United Kingdom.

Reference number: PO/2017-09/LON.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The European Commission Representation in the United Kingdom is seeking a service provider who can deliver a social media manager to perform the services in London. The social media presence of the Representation plays a crucial role in engaging the public on European matters.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 125 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79416200 Public relations consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Representation of the European Commission in London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See tender specifications.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 125 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 18
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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.
II.2.14)Additional information

The duration of the performance of the contract must not exceed 18 months and cannot exceed 31.3.2019. Performance of the contract starts from the date of entry into force of the contract.

The budget for this tender is between 87 500 EUR and 125 000 EUR (VAT excluded) for the duration of the tender (Article 3 of the tender specifications).

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Selection criteria as stated in the tender specifications in the procurement documents, see Internet address provided in Section I.3.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Selection criteria as stated in the tender specifications in the procurement documents, see Internet address provided in Section I.3.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See point 2. Subject of the contract in the tender specifications in the procurement documents, see Internet address provided in Section I.3.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 30/06/2017
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 07/07/2017
Local time: 10:00
Place:

European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication, Representation in London.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

2 persons per tender. Please send the names to the e-mail address reported in Section I.1.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
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
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031
Internet address: http://www.curia.europa.eu
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman, CS 30403
Town: Strasbourg Cedex
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
Telephone: +333 88172313
Fax: +333 88179062
Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/05/2017