Graphic Design and Campaign Management Tender

Graphic Design and Campaign Management Tender

The university is seeking to establish a contract with a contractor to help support the delivery of on-brand communications that bring cohesion across the University’s complex structure, clearly communicates its cores values and unique proposition.

United Kingdom-Coleraine: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2019/S 200-486280

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Ulster
Block X Room X031, Cromore Road
Coleraine
BT52 1SA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2870123760
E-mail: d.quinn@ulster.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKN
Internet address(es):Main address: www.ulster.ac.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://e-sourcingni.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://e-sourcingni.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

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Graphic Design, Content Production and Campaign Management

Reference number: project_25405

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Graphic design, content production and campaign management.

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)

79822500

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University is seeking to establish a contract with a contractor to help support the delivery of on-brand communications that bring cohesion across the University’s complex structure, clearly communicates its cores values and unique proposition, and successfully engages key internal and external stakeholders.

This graphic design, content production and campaign management contract is for multiple University projects, which can vary in size and scope depending on business area and geographic location. Design and content production for print and digital outputs as well as campaign planning, management and evaluation will be required from the contractor.

It is not possible to accurately predict the amount of work that will be required for this contract or define a schedule of when it is required. The services will be ad hoc as and when required by the University. There is no guarantee of the volume, type or value of work to be commissioned throughout the duration of this contract.

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: 1 111 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
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: yes
Description of options:

The contract will be for two (2) years initially, with an option to extend for any periods up to and including twenty four (24) months.

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

The estimated total value stated above in Section II.2.6) includes the initial 2-year contract period and the option to extend the contract for any periods up to and including 24 months.

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
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

This is an accelerated procedure in accordance with Reg.27(5) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as the University renders the time limit stated in Reg.27(2) impracticable. Graphic Design, Content Production and Campaign Management Framework 2019/S 097-235760 and Graphic Design, Content Production and Campaign Management Contract 2019/S 129-316704 were previously tendered and discontinued.

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: 29/10/2019
Local time: 15:00
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/10/2019
Local time: 15:00

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

High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JY
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The University will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on award of the contract is communicated to all economic operators. The standstill period provides time for unsuccessful economic operators to challenge the award decision before the contract(s) is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) 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 (Northern Ireland).

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/10/2019