Interpretation Designer for National Portrait Gallery

Interpretation Designer for National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery is seeking to appoint an interpretation designer for Inspiring People project.

United Kingdom-London: Interpretation services

2020/S 120-293604

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Board of Trustees of The National Portrait Gallery
Postal address: St Martin’s Lane, Charing Cross
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI3 Inner London – West
Postal code: WC2H 0HE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Alix Gilmer
E-mail: a.gilmer@npg.org.uk
Telephone: +44 2073060055
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.npg.org.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://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Interpretation-services./F3UN97768V
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Interpretation Designer

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79540000 Interpretation services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The National Portrait Gallery is seeking to appoint an interpretation designer for Inspiring People (IP) project to provide interpretation design and lead the delivery of the interpretation packages.

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: UKI3 Inner London – West
Main site or place of performance:

Inner London – West.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Inspiring People Project includes the alteration and refurbishment of the Grade 1 listed National Portrait Gallery and the Gallery is seeking to appoint an interpretation designer to provide interpretation design and lead the delivery of the interpretation packages.

The remit of the appointment will include all permanent gallery spaces: the tudors to the victorians on the second floor and the victorians to contemporaries on the first floor. On the ground floor it will include an additional contemporary space, the mixed use gallery/commercial space and the new entrance hall. The interpretation designer will be required to approach the spaces as a complete and integrated design package.

Further information regarding the scope can be found in the draft invitation to tender.

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

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

Start: 05/10/2020
End: 22/03/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Criteria for the SQ is described in associated documentation.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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:

All conditions of tenderer participating within the procurement process are outlined within the documents placed with this notice.

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:

As set out in the contract.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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: 24/07/2020
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 10/08/2020

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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

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.

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GO Reference: GO-2020619-PRO-16751607

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Board of Trustees of the National Portrait Gallery
Postal address: St Martins Lane, Charing Cross
Town: London
Postal code: WC2H 0HE
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:

19/06/2020