Public Relations Tender – NHS Property Services

Public Relations Tender – NHS Property Services

NHSPS is inviting proposals for a new PR agency to provide strategic communications advice.

United Kingdom-London: Public relations services

2018/S 143-327130

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Property Services
NHS property services Ltd, 99 Gresham street, London, ec2v 7ng, United Kingdom
London
EC2V 7NG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Michael Elkins
E-mail: Michael.Elkins@property.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.property.nhs.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://nhspropertyservices.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://nhspropertyservices.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: NHS Property Services manage the estate of the NHS in England

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Public relations services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79416000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NHSPS is inviting proposals for a new PR agency to provide strategic communications advice, as well as tactical execution. Services to be provided are a mix of ongoing support, advice and key deliverables.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 625 000.00 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)

79416100
79416200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

England — The key users of this service will be in London, but there may be requirements for support at other hubs in England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHSPS is inviting proposals for a new PR agency to provide strategic communications advice, as well as tactical execution. Services to be provided are a mix of ongoing support, advice and key deliverables.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of the agreement shall be for a period of 3 years with the option of 2 further annual extensions. Extensions shall not be guaranteed and shall be confirmed by NHSPS according to market conditions, Provider performance and NHSPS requirements.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The duration of the agreement shall be for a period of 3 years with the option of 2 further annual extensions. Extensions shall not be guaranteed and shall be confirmed by NHSPS according to market conditions, Provider performance and NHSPS requirements.

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

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:

Parent company gurantees may be required in appropriate circumstances. Agreement with NHS Terms and Conditions required

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: 24/08/2018
Local time: 17:30
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: 27/08/2018
Local time: 09:00

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

Cabinet office
London
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:

24/07/2018

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