Market Research Tender for Science Museum Group

Market Research Tender for Science Museum Group

Exit Surveys for SMG Museums in North.

UK-London: Market research services

2012/S 247-407910

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
For the attention of: Tim Neal
SW7 2DD London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079424000

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 Group
c/o National Media Museum, Pictureville
For the attention of: Tim Neal
BD1 1NQ Bradford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1274203355
E-mail: tim.neal@sciencemuseum.ac.uk
Internet address: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Science Museum Group
MyTenders.co.uk
For the attention of: Tim Neal
SW7 2DD n/a
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1274203355
Internet address: http://www.mytenders.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Science Museum Group
MyTenders.co.uk
For the attention of: Tim Neal
SW7 2DD n/a
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079424000
Internet address: http://www.mytenders.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: National museums group
I.3)Main activity
Other: Market research
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:
Exit Surveys for SMG Museums in North
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 10: Market research and public opinion polling services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: York, Bradford, Manchester
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Monthly market research exit surveys at three sites (National Railway Museum, National Media Museum, Museum of Science and Industry) – 150 face-to-face interviews per site per month, plus data-entry in Snap software. To commence April 2013, contract for three years.
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=96176.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=96176.

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)

79310000

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Three sites
150 face-to-face interviews per site per month
Data-entry
3-year contract
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 140 000 and 180 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: As detailed in Tender Insructions:
Optional fourth year
Optional weighting of data on quarterly basis
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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:
NMEM0139M
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
11.2.2013 – 12:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 11.2.2013 – 13:00
Place:National Media Museum, Bradford BD1 1NQ

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Contract is for three years, but it is anticipated that the work will be re-procured beyond that period.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
Questions about the contract must be submitted through MyTenders before 18 January. Any questions submitted before 3rd January will not be answered until after that date.
(MT Ref:96176)
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:20.12.2012

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