Supply of Selector Radio Services to the British Council

Supply of Selector Radio Services to the British Council

The selector radio show is an award-winning, multi-genre weekly radio show that covers house, indie, folk, soul, grime and everything in between.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Television and radio broadcast transmission services

2019/S 140-344958

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

British Council
Bridgewater House
Manchester
M1 6BB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Caroline Doidge
E-mail: uk.procurement@britishcouncil.org
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):Main address: 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

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Registered Charity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Supply of Selector Radio Services

Reference number: BC/00934

II.1.2)Main CPV code

64228000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Launched by the British Council in 2001, the selector is an international showcase for the best new music the UK has to offer. It is one of the British Council Music team’s main assets and acts as a springboard for other projects in countries around the world, for example Selector PRO — a music industry development programme — and Selector Live which gives an opportunity for top UK music talent to perform overseas. The selector radio show is an award-winning, multi-genre weekly radio show that covers house, indie, folk, soul, grime and everything in between. The selector after dark show invites a top UK DJ to provide a 1-hour mix. We periodically produce selector sessions, 2 filmed tracks and interviews with UK bands, that we host on our British Council Arts YouTube channel. We are looking for one supplier to meet the below requirements for a 1-year contract with options for extension annually up to a total of 3 years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 197 000.00 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: UK
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Launched by the British Council in 2001, the selector is an international showcase for the best new music the UK has to offer. It is one of the British Council Music team’s main assets and acts as a springboard for other projects in countries around the world, for example Selector PRO — a music industry development programme — and Selector Live which gives an opportunity for top UK music talent to perform overseas. The selector radio show is an award-winning, multi-genre weekly radio show that covers house, indie, folk, soul, grime and everything in between. The selector after dark show invites a top UK DJ to provide a 1-hour mix. We periodically produce selector sessions, 2 filmed tracks and interviews with UK bands, that we host on our British Council Arts YouTube channel. We are looking for one supplier to meet the below requirements for a 1-year contract with options for extension annually up to a total of 3 years.

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

Value excluding VAT: 197 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There is an opportunity for 2 extended terms of 12 months with conditions attached as per the contract.

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: 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: 19/08/2019
Local time: 10:00
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: 19/08/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

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:

Bidders will be required to register on British Council’s e-Tendering portal In-Tend hosted at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil in order to take part in the tender process. Once registered, bidders must log-in 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
Bridgewater House
Manchester
M1 6BB
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/07/2019