Design and Printing Contract for Northern Ireland Audit Office

Design and Printing Contract for Northern Ireland Audit Office

Design, Formatting and Origination, Printing, Publishing and Distribution Services for the Northern Ireland Audit Office.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Printing and distribution services

2017/S 203-418560

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Northern Ireland Audit Office
106 University Street
Belfast
BT7 1EU
United Kingdom
Contact person: The Procurement Manager
E-mail: procurement@niauditoffice.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKN
Internet address(es):Main address: www.niauditoffice.gov.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.niauditoffice.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

Design, Formatting and Origination, Printing, Publishing and Distribution Services for the Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO).

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79824000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NIAO wishes to establish a contract for the provision of ‘Design, Formatting and Origination, Printing, Publishing and Distribution Services’ for the wide range of communication methods used by NIAO.

2.3

Examples of recent NIAO publications can be viewed on the website, www.niauditoffice.gov.uk

A sample of reports/other documents is available for collection or posting from the Northern Ireland Audit Office, 106 University Street, Belfast, BT7 1EU, please contact the NIAO’s Procurement Manager at procurement@niauditoffice.gov.uk

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 150 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

Northern Ireland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NIAO wishes to establish a contract for the provision of ‘Design, Formatting & Origination, Printing, Publishing and Distribution Services’ for the wide range of communication methods used by NIAO.

2.3

Examples of recent NIAO publications can be viewed on the website, www.niauditoffice.gov.uk

A sample of reports/other documents is available for collection or posting from the Northern Ireland Audit Office, 106 University Street, Belfast, BT7 1EU, please contact the NIAO’s Procurement Manager at procurement@niauditoffice.gov.uk

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 150 000.00 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:

The contract will be for 2 years with the possibility of 3 annual extensions.

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

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Tenderers must confirm that they hold or are prepared to purchase a relevant imagery license for a provider such as istockphoto for the duration of the contract.

Tenderers must confirm that they will comply with the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 and must agree to apply the NIAO house style (see table 3 above) to all reports.

Tenderers must confirm that they hold the following, (Certificates should be provided):

— ISO 9001:2000 — Quality Management Systems

— ISO 27001:2005 — Information Technology Security Requirements.

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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Tenderers must confirm that they hold or are prepared to purchase a relevant imagery license for a provider such as istockphoto for the duration of the contract.

Tenderers must confirm that they will comply with the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 and must agree to apply the NIAO house style (see table 3 above) to all reports.

Tenderers must confirm that they hold the following, (Certificates should be provided):

— ISO 9001:2000 — Quality Management Systems

— ISO 27001:2005 — Information Technology Security Requirements.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

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: no
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: 24/11/2017
Local time: 13:00
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

Duration in months: 24 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24/11/2017
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Northern Ireland Audit Office, 106 University Street, Belfast, BT7 1EU.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Northern Ireland Audit Office
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Northern Ireland Audit Office [this authority] will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide the information required by Regulation 86 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) [the Regulations] regarding the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

The Regulations provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) within 30 days of knowledge or constructive knowledge of breach.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19/10/2017

 

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