Media Buying Tender – Nottingham Trent University

Media Buying Tender – Nottingham Trent University

To support the marketing of our student recruitment and brand positioning campaigns.

United Kingdom-Nottingham: Advertising and marketing services

2020/S 178-431078

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Nottingham Trent University
Postal address: 50 Shakespeare Street
Town: Nottingham
NUTS code: UKF14 Nottingham
Postal code: NG1 4FQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement Department
E-mail: dean.scaife@ntu.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1158482921
Fax: +44 1158488770
Internet address(es):Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/ntu

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/ntu

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/ntu/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/ntu/aspx/Home
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://in-tendhost.co.uk/ntu/aspx/Home

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:

Provision of Media Buying Activities for Staff and Student Recruitment Advertisement

 

Reference number: NTU/19/1032/DS

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79340000 Advertising and marketing services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NTU is seeking a media buying supplier to support the marketing of our student recruitment and brand positioning campaigns. The appointed agency will need expertise into our markets, our audiences (including undergraduate, postgraduate and further education), the channels we use to reach those people and the insight and knowledge to help us reach more of those audiences so we can achieve our student recruitment objectives in an engaging, inclusive, innovative and efficient way.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 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)

79340000 Advertising and marketing services
79341200 Advertising management services
79341000 Advertising services
79341100 Advertising consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF14 Nottingham
Main site or place of performance:

 

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NTU is seeking a media buying supplier to support the marketing of our student recruitment and brand positioning campaigns. The appointed agency will need expertise into our markets, our audiences (including undergraduate, postgraduate and further education), the channels we use to reach those people and the insight and knowledge to help us reach more of those audiences so we can achieve our student recruitment objectives in an engaging, inclusive, innovative and efficient way.

 

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: 2 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will operate for a period of 2 years, with an option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance of the suppliers with agreed key performance indicator.

 

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:

See invitation to tender (ITT Stage) documentation.

 

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: 20/10/2020
Local time: 09:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20/10/2020
Local time: 09:00
Place:

InTend tendering portal.

 

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

4 years.

 

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Deadline for clarifications 13 October 2020. Deadline to request access to the ITT documents — 13 October 2020. Tender return date — 20 October 2020.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Nottingham Trent University
Town: Nottingham
Country: 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:

09/09/2020