Public Relations and Public Affairs Tender

Public Relations and Public Affairs Tender

2 Lots. The majority of the PR support will focus on targeting national and trade media (including key house builder titles) with minimal focus on regional media.

United Kingdom-Eastleigh: Public relations services

2017/S 050-092979

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Radian
Collins House, Bishopstoke Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Manager
For the attention of: Carly Dunwoody
SO50 6AD Eastleigh
United Kingdom
E-mail: carly.dunwoody@radian.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

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:

Public Relations, Public Affairs and Public Consultation.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Radian are of operation. Head office — Eastleigh.
NUTS code

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)

LOT1 — public relations and public affairs
The majority of the PR support will focus on targeting national and trade media (including key house builder titles) with minimal focus on regional media where some ad-hoc support may be required. This support should work hand in hand, where relevant, with high level Public Affairs activity to ensure opportunities are maximised. Public Affairs activity should also operate as a standalone function where required and extend to fully align and magnify relevant PR outputs.
We are seeking an agency that can offer all of the services outlined above which can demonstrate knowledge and experience of working in the property and housing sectors. The successful agency will be able to evidence relationships with the key influencers and media in those sectors and be able to secure opportunities to raise Radian’s profile.
LOT2 — public consultation
We are seeking an agency which can demonstrate knowledge and experience of working in the property and housing sectors and who has an ability demonstrate strategic and tactical experience developing effective consultation programmes of activity. The successful agency will be able to evidence relationships with the key influencers and media in those sectors and be able to effectively engage and provide the relevant consultation and community engagement materials.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79416000, 79416100, 79416200

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 300 000 and 400 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Public Relations and Public Affairs

1)Short description

We are seeking an agency that can offer all of the services outlined above which can demonstrate knowledge and experience of working in the property and housing sectors. The successful agency will be able to evidence relationships with the key influencers and media in those sectors and be able to secure opportunities to raise Radian’s profile.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79416000

3)Quantity or scope

Objectives:
— Raise the profile of Radian, our Vision and strategic direction with key stakeholders locally and nationally;
— Produce high quality content at all times;
— Raise brand awareness and help maintain/build Radian’s reputation;
— Position Radian as a thought-leader and influencer;
— Ensure content produced is shared via owner and earned channels where applicable and optimised to achieve best in platform results/coverage.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 200 000 and 240 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.9.2017.
5)Additional information about lots

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
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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: 5 per LOT.
Highest scores of SQ for each LOT.
The authority will aim to invite the 5 potential suppliers with the highest weighted scores within each LOT to tender. However, the authority reserves the right to increase the number of potential suppliers to be invited to tender, if their scores are closely placed around the 5th placed supplier. The authority will assess each LOT on a case by case basis and may take a different number of suppliers through to tender for each respective LOT.
A potential supplier bidding for multiple LOTs may be successful for one or more LOTs and unsuccessful on others, as the scores of other bidding Organisations will affect the cut-off point on a LOT by LOT basis.
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:

P/CS 0470/2017

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.4.2017
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
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:

9.3.2017

 

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