Public and Media Relations Support Contract

Public and Media Relations Support Contract

The North East LEP/NECA wishes to appoint a supplier to deliver Public Relation and Media Support to the North East LEP.

United Kingdom-Newcastle Upon Tyne: Public relations services

2019/S 173-422299

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Durham, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland Combined Authority
C/O North Tyneside Council, Cobalt Business Park, The Quadrant, 16 The Silverlink North
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE27 0BY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jen Robson
E-mail: Jen.Robson@nelep.co.uk
NUTS code: UKC
Internet address(es):Main address: www.nelep.co.uk
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://www.nepo.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.nepo.org

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Public Relation and Media Support to the North East LEP Framework

Reference number: NEPO Portal Ref: DN430486

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79416000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The North East LEP/NECA wishes to appoint a supplier to deliver Public Relation and Media Support to the North East LEP

The North East LEP requires a strategic and tactically proficient supplier to provide the delivery of its public and media relations, content and social media strategies.

The North East LEP is a publicly funded organisation, closely aligned to the North East Combined Authority, the North of Tyne Mayoral Combined Authority and Government, and therefore regularly deals with politically sensitive and confidential matters.

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)

79416000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The North East LEP/NECA wishes to appoint a supplier to deliver Public Relation and Media Support to the North East LEP

The North East LEP requires a strategic and tactically proficient supplier to provide the delivery of its public and media relations, content and social media strategies.

The North East LEP is a publicly funded organisation, closely aligned to the North East Combined Authority, the North of Tyne Mayoral Combined Authority and Government, and therefore regularly deals with politically sensitive and confidential matters.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality 70 % / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
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
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

Framework does not exceed 4 years.

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: no
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: 10/10/2019
Local time: 12:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/10/2019
Local time: 12:20

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Durham, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland Combined Authority
C/O North Tyneside Council, Cobalt Business Park, The Quadrant, 16 The Silverlink North
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE27 0BY
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:

05/09/2019

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