Services - 316704-2019

08/07/2019    S129    Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Coleraine: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2019/S 129-316704

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: University of Ulster
Postal address: Block X Room X031, Cromore Road
Town: Coleraine
NUTS code: UKN
Postal code: BT52 1SA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: m.sharples@ulster.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 2870123542

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.ulster.ac.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: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
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
Education

Section II: Object

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

Graphic Design, Content Production and Campaign Management Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The University is seeking to establish a contract to help support the delivery of on-brand communications that bring cohesion across the University’s complex structure, clearly communicates its cores values and unique proposition, and successfully engages key internal and external stakeholders. Our aim is to produce market-leading communications informed by best practice from within and outside the higher education sector.

This campaign planning, management and design service is for multiple university projects, which can vary in size and scope depending on business area and geographic location. Design and content production for print and digital outputs as well as campaign planning, management and evaluation will be required from the successfully appointed agency.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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)
79800000
79900000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

It is not possible to estimate the amount of work that will be called-off this contract or define a schedule of when it is required. It will be ad hoc as and when the University requires it. There is no guarantee of the volume, type or value of work to be commissioned though any contract arising from this competition.

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
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:

Option to extend for 2 further periods of up to 12 months each.

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

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
Open procedure
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

This is an accelerated procedure as a similar tendering opportunity was published but subsequently abandoned at the selection evaluation stage due to insufficient tenderers passing the criteria set.

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
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 26/07/2019
Local time: 15:00
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 26/07/2019
Local time: 15:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: University of Ulster
Town: Coleraine
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/07/2019