Print Management Services Contract – Department for Communities

Print Management Services Contract – Department for Communities

Provision of print services for all corporate publications and marketing/communications materials.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Printing and delivery services

2018/S 174-394776

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department for Communities NI
Belfast
United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.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

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: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
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:

Department for Communities — Provision of Print Management Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79823000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Communications and Engagement Unit within the Department for Communities (DfC) wishes to appoint a Contractor for the provision of print services for all corporate publications and marketing/communications materials in line with the Department’s brand guidelines.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

79800000
79810000
79821000
79811000
79000000
79820000
79824000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN
NUTS code: UKN0
Main site or place of performance:

Northern Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Communications and Engagement Unit within the Department for Communities (DfC) wishes to appoint a Contractor for the provision of print services for all corporate publications and marketing/communications materials in line with the Department’s brand guidelines.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Key Account Manager / Weighting: 18
Quality criterion – Name: Methodology / Weighting: 18
Quality criterion – Name: Contract Management / Weighting: 14
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative Criteria / Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value

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:

It is anticipated the Contract will commence on the date of award, for a period of 1 year with options to extend for a further 2 periods of 1 year each subject to satisfactory performance and budgetary provision.

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

The total estimated contract value ranges from 225 000 GBP to 450 000 GBP for the full duration of the contract. This reflects the potential scale of the contract. This is a demand led contract and as such the pricing strategy and the setting of cost/profit margins are a commercial decision for economic operators.

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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: 08/10/2018
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

Tender must be valid until: 06/01/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/10/2018
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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:

07/09/2018

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