Media Monitoring Services for the Education Authority

Media Monitoring Services for the Education Authority

To monitor print, online news, broadcast news and social media coverage.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Monitoring and control services

2019/S 126-308527

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Education Authority
40 Academy Street
Belfast
BT1 2NQ
United Kingdom
E-mail: pamela.rea@eani.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

BSF-19-027 Media Monitoring Services for the Education Authority

Reference number: BSF-19-027 / Resource ID 2289452

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71700000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

EA invite tenders for media monitoring services for the period 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2023. The administering Procurement Office for this tender, on behalf of the EA, will be the Belfast office. EA’s intention is to award the contract to one supplier to monitor print, online news, broadcast news and social media coverage of interest to EA and provide timely reports to relevant EA staff.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 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
92400000
79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

EA invite tenders for media monitoring services for the period 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2023. The administering Procurement Office for this tender, on behalf of the EA, will be the Belfast office. EA’s intention is to award the contract to one supplier to monitor print, online news, broadcast news and social media coverage of interest to EA and provide timely reports to relevant EA staff.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Proposed methodology for EA / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion – Name: Proposed team/resources / Weighting: 20
Cost criterion – Name: Cost / 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

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:

See tender documents for further details.

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
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: 07/08/2019
Local time: 15:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/08/2019
Local time: 15:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Suppliers interested in this tender must register and submit their tender through eTendersNI at the following link https:// etendersni.gov.uk/epps

If you require any further assistance please contact the eTendersNI Helpdesk on 0800240454 or email nieproc-helpdesk@eurodyn.com

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Education Authority
40 Academy Street
Belfast
BT1 2NQ
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Education Authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for the unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before any contracts are entered into.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/07/2019