Framework Agreement for Web Production Experts

Framework Agreement for Web Production Experts

The Science Museum is seeking Web Project Managers and Producers to work on a short-term basis (4 weeks to 3 years, depending on project needs), managing discrete deliverables.

UK-London: Project management consultancy services

2012/S 241-396648

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Science Museum Group
Science Museum, Exhibition Road
Contact point(s): Web team
For the attention of: Alexandra Hendry
SW7 2DD London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079424000
E-mail: alex.hendry@nmsi.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA1574

Further information can be obtained from: Science Museum
Science Museum, Exhibition Road
For the attention of: Alex Hendry
SW7 2DD London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079424000

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Science Museum
Science Musuem, Exhibition Road
For the attention of: Alex Hendry
SW7 2DD London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079424000
Internet address: www.mytenders.org

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: Museum
I.3)Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion
Education
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:
Framework Agreement for Web Production Experts.
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Science Museum, South Kensington, London.
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 7
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 120 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Science Museum is seeking Web Project Managers and Producers to work on a short-term basis (4 weeks to 3 years, depending on project needs), managing discrete deliverables.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=95558

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.myTenders.org/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=95558

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000, 72212331, 79421000, 71248000, 72413000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The Science Museum has an ambitious plan for the development and delivery of a range of innovative online experiences over the next 3 years. To support this ambition, we are seeking to establish a framework of Web Production Experts who will work within the Web Team to manage specific projects and developments. Individuals or organisations offering one, several or all of the following areas of expertise are encouraged to submit tender responses.
Project Management.
The Science Museum is seeking Web Project Managers and Producers to work on a short-term basis (4 weeks to 3 years, depending on project needs), managing discrete deliverables.
Suppliers should have demonstrable experience of Leading and co-ordinating the development of the creative vision and detailed scope of web deliverables (including information-rich websites, games and interactives) through requirements analysis, audience research and competitor analysis
Applying both agile and waterfall project management techniques in a flexible way to suit the needs of the project and organisation
Creating and managing schedules taking into account cross-dependencies, shared resources and stakeholder commitments
Managing budgets, including taking responsibility for budget allocation within pre-agreed parameters, maximising value for money and limiting risk
Managing external suppliers and contractors with a range of specialist technical and design skills
Working with internal and external stakeholders and contributors
Delivering high quality web products to time, budget and quality expectations
In addition, they should demonstrate expertise in one or more of the following areas:
– User experience;
– Editorial;
– Accessibility;
– Acceptance testing;
– Management of technical web development.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Optional extension to the framework after 3 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
No.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Delivery payment.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Not applicable.
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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Employer’s liability insurance is a legal requirement (except for businesses employing only the owner / close family members) and this should be at least GBP 1 000 000.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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: yes

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:
SCM0137M.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
25.1.2013 – 18:00
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
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 28.1.2013 – 10:00
Place:

Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD, UK.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
Please see the attached Invitation to Tender document.
All Tenders Responses must be submitted through MyTenders portal.
(MT Ref:95558).
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:11.12.2012

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