Advertising Campaign Services Tender for Network Rail
Direct candidate sourcing.— Strategy and research,— Employer branding,— Creative,— Copywriting,— Social media management,— Media buying,— Website and online systems design,— Project and campaign management,— Recruitment materials and collateral.
UK-London: advertising campaign services
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
Kings Place, 90 York Way
Contact point(s): Strategic Sourcing Team: Network Rail, 1 Eversholt Street, London NW1 2DN
For the attention of: Richard Aish
NW1 8AG London
Telephone: +44 2079047167
Fax: +44 2079047065
General address of the contracting entity: www.networkrail.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.networkrail.co.uk/aspx/1542.aspx
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 13: Advertising services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Great Britain.
NUTS code UK
Resource marketing services, namely recruitment advertising.
— Strategy and research,
— Employer branding,
— Social media management,
— Media buying,
— Website and online systems design,
— Project and campaign management,
— Recruitment materials and collateral.
Ad hoc recruitment process support services to support the in-house operation during peak recruitment periods.
— Response handling and applicant tracking,
— Search and CV sifting and mining,
— Assessment centre support,
— Occupation psychology support,
— Project and campaign management.
79341400, 79635000, 79630000
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
Lot 2 recruitment process support services. Scope as per Section 1.5.
Lot 3 all services (combined lots 1 and 2).
It is network rails preference to have a consolidated delivery of the services under a single supplier. However it is recognised that this may not necessarily provide the most beneficial operational or economic solution. For this reason tenderers may be asked to provide proposals for each service area as well as in combination, so a proper comparison and evaluation of the potential can be made.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 3 000 000 and 5 500 000 GBP
Description of these options: Option to extend the 3 year contract by a further one year.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
Number of possible renewals: 1
Information about lots
Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1 – resource marketing services
Strategy and research.
Social media management.
Website and online systems design.
Project and campaign management.
Recruitment materials and collateral.
The support services required may include:
Response handling and applicant tracking.
Search and CV sifting and mining.
Assessment centre support.
Occupation psychology support.
Project and campaign management.
79341400, 79611000, 79635000
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
At firstname.lastname@example.org no later than:
12:00 on 19.4.12
The e-mail must contain the following information as laid out below and nothing else:
1. Full contracting entity name, address and registered address (if different);
2. Company registration number;
3. Full name, telephone number and e-mail address of the individual submitting the EOI who will be the point of contact for any ongoing correspondence. Suppliers must confirm that they are aware and not disqualified from expressing an interest in this OJEU notice because of Regulation 26 of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006.
A supplier will be disqualified from the tender exercise if:
a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) Is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) Has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in Accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) Has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the Country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) Has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) Has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3
III.2.2) Economic and financial capacity Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met (if applicable):
III.2.3) Technical capacity Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met (if applicable):
III.2.4) Reserved contracts (if applicable).
The contract is restricted to sheltered workshops.
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes.
III.3) Conditions specific to services contracts:
III.3.1) Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession respectively;
(j) Has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) Has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
This includes an annual turnover threshold for the tendering entity of:
Lot 1 – 5 000 000 EUR.
Lot 2 – 3 000 000 EUR.
Lot 3 – 5 000 000 EUR.
Section IV: Procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Tendering organisation & capacity. Weighting 30
2. Services. Weighting 30
3. Capability and relevant experience. Weighting 30
4. People. Weighting 10
5. Economic and financial – pass / fail. Weighting 0
Payable documents: no
1 Eversholt Street, London NW1 2DN, UNITED KINGDOM.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Authorised persons in the organisation.
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2015.
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Approximately 28 months from publication notice.
The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.4.2012