National Museums Scotland Media Planning and Buying Agency

National Museums Scotland Media Planning and Buying Agency

To deliver its media planning, buying and reporting.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Advertising services

2019/S 153-377308

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

National Museums Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1JF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Alex Hinton
Telephone: +44 3001236789
E-mail: a.hinton@nms.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKM

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: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

National Museums Scotland Media Planning and Buying Agency

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79341000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

National Museums Scotland wished to appoint a media planning and buying agency to deliver its media planning, buying and reporting. The contract will be for a two year period with an option to extend for a further 12 months subject to satisfactory performance.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 408 000.00 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)

79341000
79341400
79340000
79341100
79341200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM75

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement is for an agency to work with National Museums Scotland across our sites* and events to plan and buy our advertising media.

*National Museum of Scotland.

National Museum of Flight.

National Museum of Rural Life.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 90
Price – Weighting: 10

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 408 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

1 year extra subject to satisfactory performance.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if there are any of the situation referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

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

Restricted 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: 06/09/2019
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 18/09/2019

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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/ Search_Switch.aspx?ID=589200

The buyer has indication that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

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.

(SC Ref:589200)

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=590524

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

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.

(SC Ref:590524)

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=590524

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

National Museums Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1JF
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3001236789Internet address: http://www.nms.ac.uk/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

National Museums Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1JF
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3001236789Internet address: http://www.nms.ac.uk/
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:

06/08/2019

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