Services - 353078-2016

11/10/2016    S196

Ireland-Dublin: Media services — online communication consultancy service

2016/S 196-353078

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 Ireland
Postal address: 12–14 Mount Street
Town: Dublin 2
NUTS code: IE021 Dublin
Postal code: D02 W710
Country: Ireland
E-mail: COMM-IE-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu

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.2)Information about joint procurement
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=1809
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:

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
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Media consultancy services: online communication consultancy services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 235 000.00 EUR
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)
79416200 Public relations consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE IRELAND
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
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: 235 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract is renewed automatically 2 times for 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: yes
Identification of the project: Communication actions.
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
List and brief description of conditions:

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.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:

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.1.4)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: 24/11/2016
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: 01/12/2016
Local time: 11:00
Place:

European Commission Representation in Ireland, 12–14 Mount Street, Meeting Room 3/05, Dublin 2, D02 W710, IRELAND.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of 2 representatives per tender can attend the opening of tenders.

See Internet address provided in Section I.3 for more practical details.

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:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/09/2016