CPI Public Relations Support Services Framework

CPI Public Relations Support Services Framework

CPI are seeking a PR agency to work closely with our marketing communications team.

United Kingdom-Redcar: Public relations services

2019/S 125-306053

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Centre for Process Innovation Ltd
Wilton Centre
Redcar
TS10 4RF
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642455340
E-mail: e-tendering@uk-cpi.com
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.uk-cpi.com

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA30305

I.2)Information about 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://ne1procurementservices.com/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://ne1procurementservices.com/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Technology Development

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

1329 — Framework for Public Relations Support Services

Reference number: 1329

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79416000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

CPI are seeking a PR agency to work closely with our marketing communications team, other teams within CPI and our partners in order to effectively promote CPI’s activity and broaden our reach to potential customers within our target markets. CPI need to work with a dynamic agency that understands the complex landscape which CPI operates within and who are able to connect with our audience in order to drive enquiries. Experience of working in the science and technology sector would be beneficial as content will often require a basic level of technical understanding however this is not an essential requirement. The successful supplier will be required to work alongside CPI at its various locations (Sedgefield, Darlington, Wilton, Newton Aycliffe and Glasgow).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 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)

79416000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

CPI are seeking a PR agency to work closely with our marketing communications team, other teams within CPI and our partners in order to effectively promote CPI’s activity and broaden our reach to potential customers within our target markets. CPI need to work with a dynamic agency that understands the complex landscape which CPI operates within and who are able to connect with our audience in order to drive enquiries. Experience of working in the science and technology sector would be beneficial as content will often require a basic level of technical understanding however this is not an essential requirement. The successful supplier will be required to work alongside CPI at its various locations (Sedgefield, Darlington, Wilton, Newton Aycliffe and Glasgow).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical suitability / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Upon successful award, the requirements of this tender can be procured by any department, branch, division, business unit, site, subsidiary or any other legal entity of CPI, against any existing or future project and/or order, whether or not it is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Competitive Programme 2014-2020, or any subsequent replacement competitive programme.

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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: 29/07/2019
Local time: 12:00
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/07/2019
Local time: 12:30

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:

(SC Ref:589100)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Centre for Process Innovation Ltd
Wilton Centre
Redcar
TS10 4RF
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642455340Internet address: www.uk-cpi.com
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:

27/06/2019

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