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United Kingdom-London: World wide web (www) site design services

2014/S 223-394320

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Board of Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road, South Kensington
For the attention of: Linda McCalister
SW7 2RL London
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079422908
E-mail: l.mccalister@vam.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http:/www.vam.ac.uk

Electronic access to information: www.delta-esourcing.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: please download Invitation to Tender from www.delta-esourcing.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
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion
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:
Website Refresh.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services

NUTS code UKI

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

World wide web WWW site design services. The V&A is the world's leading museum of art and design with collections unrivalled in their scope and diversity. We need a digital presence that befits our global reputation, one that puts our online visitors at its heart. We are looking for suppliers with expertise in both user experience and brand experience that can deliver a range of improvements to www.vam.ac.uk and other online services. This work will address two questions: 1. How can we give our users a better, more seamless online experience, one that is as good as a visit to our buildings? 2. How can we bring our online brand to life, and have a more visually consistent and less fragmented online presence? We have up to GBP 140 000 (excluding VAT) available for the first phase of a digital development project, to be completed by March 2015. Further phases are anticipated. An open meeting has been arranged for suppliers to attend to hear more about the requirements and to ask questions. Details for this open meeting are provided in the Request for Proposal documents.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72413000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
It is anticipated, services required under contract will be divided into a number of phases as outlined in the Request for Proposal documents.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 140 000 and 200 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 2 (from the award of the contract)

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:
No special legal form required but joint and several liability to be assumed by any group bidders before acceptance.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the Invitation to Tender Documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the Invitation to Tender Documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
VA/CON/38/14
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 27.12.2014 - 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
29.12.2014 - 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
in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 29.12.2014 - 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. Your tender response shall be submitted in the format and including all requested documents as specified in the Invitation to Tender (ITT) which shall be submitted electronically using BiP's Delta eTendering Suite by the due date noted in IV.3.4 above. Hard copy or emailed tender responses will not be accepted. The ITT and any associated documents are accessible at www.delta-esourcing.com

To assess this, firstly register your company details and enter the following Tender Access Code (TAC) 9H3346GKFC at the bottom of the registration page. Please ensure that you allow plenty of time to upload you tender response prior to the closing date and time. If you are uploading multiple documents, it is recommended that you zip them using WinZip or WinRAR. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on +44 8452707050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com potential service providers should note that the Contracting Authority reserves the right to award all or only part of the services or to cancel the procurement at any stage and not award a contract.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-South-Kensington%2C-London:-World-wide-web-WWW-site-design-services./9H3346GKFC

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/9H3346GKFC

GO Reference: GO-20141117-PRO-6166202.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17.11.2014