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15/11/2014    S221    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Pontyclun: Museum-exhibition services

2014/S 221-390852

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Royal Mint
Llantrisant
For the attention of: Mason Ceirion
CF72 8YT Pontyclun
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1443222111

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.royalmint.com

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.3)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Exhibition design and management services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Royal Mint, Llantrisant, Pontyclun, Wales, UK, CF72 8YT.

NUTS code UKL1

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Exhibition design and management services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

92521100

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Tender documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Tender documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the Tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Tender documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
22.12.2014 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://royalmint.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click 'continue' — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the user-name you chose and click 'Save' when complete — You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the user-name/password — Click the 'PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the 'Express Interest' button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ /ITT into your 'My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) — You can now access any attachments by clicking 'Buyer Attachments' in the 'PQQ/ ITT Details' box 3. Responding to the tender - Click 'My Response' under 'PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to 'Create Response' or to 'Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining) - You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of on-line and off-line actions for you to perform (there is detailed on-line help available) You must then submit your reply using the 'Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Applicants to note that they must express an interest and return their completed PQQ/ITT response by the date and time specified at Section IV.3.4
The Royal Mint reserves the right to change without notice the procedure for awarding the contract, to reject all or any bids for the contract, to terminate the process and not to award a contract at any time without any liability on its part. No contract will be created between the Royal Mint and any party until a contract is executed between the Royal Mint and the winning bidder. The Royal Mint is not liable for any costs (including any third party costs fees or expenses) incurred by those expressing an interest in or tendering for this contract opportunity. Any agreement entered into will be governed by English law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) may be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority's economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.”
‘The Royal Mint is committed to contributing to the social, economic and environmental well being of the community in which it operates. Consequently while community benefits will not be evaluated as part of the tender process the successful contractor will be expected to present a Community Benefit Proposal with their tender detailing how they will address the following community benefits themes:
— Targeted recruitment and training for ‘disadvantaged’ persons unemployed for over 6 months,
— Work placement opportunities,
— Engagement with educational establishments,
— Supply chain development,
— Apprenticeship opportunities’.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The Body specified at section 1.1

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Appeals to be lodged in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12.11.2014