Supply Content Management Software to the British Council

Supply Content Management Software to the British Council

The British Council is looking to utilise the latest technology to allow us to manage our brand efficiently and effectively.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Content management software development services

2019/S 077-183713

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

British Council
Bridgewater House, 58 Whitworth Street
Manchester
M1 6BB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Charlie Loveday
E-mail: Global.Procurement@britishcouncil.org
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.britishcouncil.org/

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil/aspx/Home

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://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Registered Charity

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Brand Site, Templating System and Media Library

Reference number: BC/00827

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72212783

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The British Council is looking to utilise the latest technology to allow us to manage our brand efficiently and effectively. We want to create a more compelling and engaging brand that is understood, loved and lived consistently by all British Council staff. We believe there is a significant opportunity to improve our brand tools such as the Brand Site, associated templates and our media library that will empower our colleagues across our global network to deliver the brand effectively across our programmes, products, experiences and marketing. The new Brand Site, including a templating system and media library will help us to do this.

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The British Council is looking to utilise the latest technology to allow us to manage our brand efficiently and effectively. We want to create a more compelling and engaging brand that is understood, loved and lived consistently by all British Council staff. We believe there is a significant opportunity to improve our brand tools such as the Brand Site, associated templates and our media library that will empower our colleagues across our global network to deliver the brand effectively across our programmes, products, experiences and marketing. The new Brand Site, including a templating system and media library will help us to do this.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Cost criterion – Name: Please see pricing approach document included in tender pack / Weighting: 20
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:

3 year contract with 1 + 1 + 1 extension options.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

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: 15/05/2019
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: 15/05/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

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:

Suppliers who wish to express an interest and take part in the tender process will be required to register on our e-Tendering portal In-Tend hosted at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil

Once registered, bidders must login to the website where they can view the project and access the bidders pack and submit their return. Bidders will also be required to demonstrate their capability and “means of proof” will be required. These conditions are outlined in the ITT.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

British Council
Manchester
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The British Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15/04/2019

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