Services - 448182-2018

13/10/2018    S198    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Market and economic research; polling and statistics

2018/S 198-448182

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs

Address of the buyer profile: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Public Procurement

Section II: Object

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

Media Monitoring

Reference number: RM6134
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79300000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Crown commercial service, as the authority, intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of media monitoring services for use by Central Government and all other UK Public sector bodies, including:

— local authorities,

— health,

— police,

— fire and rescue,

— education and devolved administrations. It is intended that this commercial agreement will be the recommended vehicle for all media monitoring services required by UK Central Government Departments.

This agreement will be for the monitoring and analysis of media coverage (press, online, broadcast, social media) to enable the evaluation of communications campaigns. Associated additional services will also be included.

This is the replacement commercial agreement for RM3708

The lotting structure of this agreement will be determined as a result of the market engagement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 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)
22200000
72310000
79310000
79330000
79340000
79342000
92400000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Crown commercial service, as the authority, intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of media monitoring services for use by Central Government and all other UK Public Sector bodies, including:

— local authorities,

— health,

— police,

— fire and rescue,

— education and devolved administrations.

It is intended that this commercial agreement will be the recommended vehicle for all media monitoring services required by UK Central Government Departments.

This agreement will be for the monitoring and analysis of media coverage (press, online, broadcast, social media) to enable the evaluation of communications campaigns. Associated additional services will also be included.

This is the replacement commercial agreement for RM3708

The lotting structure of this agreement will be determined as a result of the market engagement.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
28/02/2019

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

We would like to conduct market engagement with suppliers who operate in this market to gain a greater understanding of the marketplace.

If you are interested in participating in a market engagement session please express your interest by emailing mediamonitoring-2019procurement@crowncommercial.gov.uk no later than midday on Friday 8.11.2019.

Your email must clearly state:

1) Organisation name;

2) Contact name;

3) Job title of contact (including responsibility within your organisation);

4) Contact phone number;

5) Contact email;

6) Organisation website link.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will use an eSourcing system for this competition and reserves the right to use an electronic auction. The eSourcing system we will use is https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS pipeline page http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline for updates and monitor tenders electronic daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.

Please be advised that in preparation to participate in this competition for this framework that:

The Cyber Essentials scheme is mandatory for central government contracts which involve handling personal information and providing certain ICT products and services. The Government is taking steps to further reduce the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when properly implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet.

The service that arise from this framework will involve the supplier holding material that has been assigned a protective marking under the government security classifications scheme (April 2014) of Official. It will be a condition of this contract that this material must be protected. Baseline protection controls are defined in ISO27001:2013 and further defined by the security policy framework

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/government-security.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/10/2018