Business Wales Marketing Contract 2017

Business Wales Marketing Contract 2017

This project is a procurement exercise to appoint an agency for marketing, media and strategy to support the aims of the Business Wales service.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Marketing services

2017/S 020-033611

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Welsh Government
Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000628864
E-mail: cpsprocurementadvice@wales.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKLInternet address(es):Main address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=enAddress of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0007

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:https://etenderwales.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://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Business Wales Marketing.

Reference number: C204/2016/2017

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79342000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This project is a procurement exercise to appoint an agency for marketing, media and strategy to support the aims of the Business Wales service and to support the development of a refreshed identity and marketing approach for Business Wales and the delivery of a dedicated campaign. Please note that this contract is part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is therefore subject to the availability of those funds.

Please note that consortia bids are encouraged for this tender exercise. Please refer towww.wales.gov.uk/jointbidding for advice and assistance on joint bidding.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 900 000.00 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)

79340000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Invitation to Tender Document (ITT) has been prepared on behalf of the Welsh Ministers, in order to establish a contract for the Welsh Government’s Business Wales Service marketing, media and strategy to support the Business Wales and Entrepreneurship service aims over the term of Government and to support the development of a refreshed identity and marketing approach for Business Wales and Entrepreneurship and the delivery of a dedicated campaign. Please note that this contract is part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is therefore subject to the availability of those funds.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price – Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 900 000.00 GBP

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:

Extension up to 2 years, on an annual basis. Please note that this contract is part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is therefore subject to the availability of those funds.

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: Business Wales — Funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

II.2.14)Additional information

The value stated in this Contract Notice is the maximum anticipation value for the full potential contract period of 4 years (i.e. the 2 year initial term plus the up to 2 years optional extension period on an annual basis). This contract is part funded by European funds and is therefore subject to the continued availability of those funds.

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:

As included in the procurement documents.

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: 27/02/2017
Local time: 14:00
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, Welsh
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 27/02/2017
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

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

E-Tender Information:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation.

— Registration involves accepting a User Agreement, and providing basic information about your Organisation and about the User

performing the Registration.

— The User who performs the Registration becomes the Super User for the Organisation.

— On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a Username and will receive a password.

— The Password will be sent by e-mail to the email address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page.

— In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password.

— Note: If you forget your Password then visit the homepage and click ‘Forgot your password?’

— Registration should only be performed once for each Organisation.

— If you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again.

— Please contact the person who Registered (i.e. the Super User) in order to arrange access to the Platform.

— Contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your Organisation).

— Note: If your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the

Helpdesk to gain access to the Platform.

— Tenders must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 14:00

How To Find The ITT:

— Once logged in you must click on ‘ITT’s Open to all Suppliers’

— The e-tender references for this contract are: project_34950, itt_58709

— Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an Interest

button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page.

— You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the

‘Attachments’ area.

— Should you have any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly — Please do not contact the named

person at the top of this notice.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=59136

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will 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 Community Benefits included in this contract are:

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will 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 Community Benefits included in this contract are:

The Client has decided to take a non core approach to Community Benefits, this means that the Community Benefits proposal that you

return as part of this tender process will not be evaluated and scored.

(WA Ref:59136)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia bidding.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Welsh Government
Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000628864Internet address:http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en
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:

26/01/2017

 

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