Services - 211257-2019

07/05/2019    S88    Services - Contract notice - Competitive procedure with negotiation 

United Kingdom-London: Advertising and marketing services

2019/S 088-211257

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Financial Services Compensation Scheme
Postal address: Beaufort House, 15 St. Botolph Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: EC3A 7QU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Chris Sutherland
E-mail: Procurement@fscs.org.uk
Telephone: +44 2073758175

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.fscs.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Advertising-and-marketing-services./C2N4E8THU8
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
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Media Strategy, Planning and Buying Services

Reference number: FSCS 361
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79340000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

FSCS are seeking a dynamic, BIG thinking, inspirational partner to work with us to define our media channel, planning and buying strategy. You would need to drive awareness and understanding of who we are and what we do in a creative but simple way. Explaining and marketing the protection we offer is a complex job, so if you think you are up to it, please apply.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 7 300 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79341000
79341400
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

FSCS are seeking a dynamic, BIG thinking, inspirational partner to work with us to define our media channel, planning and buying strategy. You would need to drive awareness and understanding of who we are and what we do in a creative but simple way. Explaining and marketing the protection we offer is a complex job, so if you think you are up to it, please apply.

The things we are looking for from a media partner include:

— cross-channel marketing strategy, customer and channel planning and media buying,

— evaluation and reporting,

— account management,

— partnership and expertise,

— challenge,

— experimentation,

— lots of learning.

You will have a full understanding of and access to media opportunities across a range of different channels (online and offline) at local, regional and national level. You must be able to demonstrate experience in the strategy, planning and delivery of multiple campaigns.

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: 7 300 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial term, during which the services shall be delivered in full, is for a period of 2 years. There will be an option for FSCS to extend the contract on up to 2 years occasions for a maximum duration of 12 months on each of those occasions, therefore making the term a potential total term of 4 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/C2N4E8THU8

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
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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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: 2018/S 193-436503
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 12/06/2019
Local time: 12:00
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:
English
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

GO Reference: GO-201953-PRO-14861698

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The Royal Court of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The Royal Court of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

FSCS will observe a standstill period following the award of the contract and conduct itself of any appeals in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Cabinet Office
Postal address: 70 Whitehall
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/05/2019