Media and Communications Support to North Wales Police

Media and Communications Support to North Wales Police

Contract for Professional Media and Communications Support to the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales.

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


North Wales Police

Force Headquarters, Glan-y-Don, Colwyn Bay,

Colwyn Bay

LL29 8AW

UK

Procurement Department

+44 1942804051

Bluelight e tendering portal
www.bluelight.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Bluelight e tendering portal – www.bluelight.gov.uk

Force Headquarters, Glan-y-Don, Colwyn Bay,

Colwyn Bay

LL29 8AW

UK

+44 1942804051

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


North Wales Police

Force Headquarters, Glan-y-Don, Colwyn Bay,

Colwyn Bay

LL29 8AW

UK

+44 1492804051

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

media and communications support to the police and crime commissioner for north wales

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

contract for the provision of professional media and communications support to the police and crime commissioner for north wales.

Start Date: 5th January 2015

End Date: 4th January 2016

Possible extension of a further 6 – 12 months but not exceeding January 2017

The North Wales Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner was established in November 2012. The Police and Crime Commissioner (‘the Commissioner) has responsibility for the strategic direction and accountability of North Wales Police.

The Commissioner is now seeking a suitable supplier to provide professional support in managing media communications that will include skills in the following areas as a minimum;

• Experience of Strategic Public Relations

• First Class relationship building skills

• An in-depth understanding of the media and a keen news sense

• Experience of working in a police and crime environment

Interested suppliers are requested to register at the e tendering portal at www.bluelight.gov.uk where the Specification and other relevant documents can be downloaded for completion and return. Only those suppliers that can fully meet the requirements of the specification will be considered.

Documents will be available until 17th November 2014

Last Date for questions 19th November 2014

Closing / Return Date 10.00 Friday 21st November 2014

PLEASE NOTE THAT NO CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE UNDERTAKEN OUTSIDE OF THE Q&A FACILITY WITHIN THE E TENDERING PORTAL

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=17575.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

79416200 Public relations consultancy services

1011 Isle of Anglesey
1013 Conwy and Denbighshire
1023 Flintshire and Wrexham

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Exclusively via the bluelight e tendering portal at www.bluelight.gov.uk

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 17-11-2014

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
21-11-2014  Time  10:00

c) Estimated award date 22-12-2014

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

All information relating to this contract is available via the bluelight e tendering portal at www.bluelight.gov.uk

(WA Ref:17575)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

07-11-2014