Stakeholder Engagement West Midlands

Stakeholder Engagement West Midlands

NARU require a highly experienced Communications and Stakeholder Engagement provider who can inspire and lead our Communications and Stakeholder Engagement function.

United Kingdom-Brierley Hill: Public relations consultancy services

2016/S 220-401134

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Millennium Point, Waterfront Business Park, Waterfront Way, Dudley Road
Brierley Hill
DY5 1LZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Laura Johnson
E-mail: laura.johnson@wmas.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKG
Internet address(es):Main address: www.wmas.nhs.uk

I.2)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: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Brierley-Hill:-Public-relations-consultancy-services./88Z6Q965U5
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

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Communications & Stakeholder Engagement.

Reference number: 0193-16-N

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79416200

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NARU require a highly experienced Communications and Stakeholder Engagement provider who can inspire and lead our Communications and Stakeholder Engagement function, enabling NARU to meet its overall objectives faster and more professionally

Strategically NARU need a provider who is comfortable operating at CEO and director level, providing consistently useful and solid advice on all matters related to public relations, external relations, marketing communications and commercial marketing. He or she will be responsible for implementing the NARU Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy which will form the basis of the next three years’ work.

The provider will need to feed into our wider NARU strategic planning process, and to have established communication links and a strong contacts book within the Ambulance and wider health service (as well as the media) to enable us to demonstrate to the outside world that NARU operate as a slick, results-driven unit.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 230 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG
Main site or place of performance:

West Midlands (England).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NARU require a highly experienced Communications & Stakeholder Engagement provider who can inspire and lead our Communications & Stakeholder Engagement function, enabling NARU to meet its overall objectives faster and more professionally.

Strategically NARU need a provider who is comfortable operating at CEO and director level, providing consistently useful and solid advice on all matters related to public relations, external relations, marketing communications and commercial marketing. He or she will be responsible for implementing the NARU Communications & Stakeholder Engagement Strategy which will form the basis of the next three years’ work.

The provider will need to feed into our wider NARU strategic planning process, and to have established communication links and a strong contacts book within the Ambulance and wider health service (as well as the media) to enable us to demonstrate to the outside world that NARU operate as a slick, results-driven unit.

The provider will need to have public sector, healthcare experience with the ability to operate at high CEO, Director and senior management level.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Commerical / Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 300 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: 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

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

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: 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: 22/12/2016
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

Duration in months: 36 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/12/2016
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

Electronic ordering will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Brierley-Hill:-Public-relations-consultancy-services./88Z6Q965U5

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/88Z6Q965U5

GO Reference: GO-20161111-PRO-9101351.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Millennium Point, Waterfront Business Park, Waterfront Way, Dudley Road
Brierley Hill
DY5 1LZ
United Kingdom
E-mail: laura.johnson@wmas.nhs.ukInternet address:www.wmas.nhs.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Unit 5, Lockside, Anchor Brook Industrial Park
Walsall
WS9 8BZ
United Kingdom
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:

11/11/2016

 

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