PR and Marketing Tender – Staffordshire

PR and Marketing Tender – Staffordshire

To develop and deliver a marketing and communications plan.

United Kingdom-Stafford: Advertising and marketing services

2020/S 169-410340

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Staffordshire County Council
Postal address: 2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street
Town: Stafford
NUTS code: UKG2 Shropshire and Staffordshire
Postal code: ST162DH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Gillian Sperrink
E-mail: commercial.team@staffordshire.gov.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: http://staffordshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://proactisplaza.com

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://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/account/login
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/account/login

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

PR and Marketing for Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Local Enterprise Partnership

 

Reference number: IA2160

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79340000 Advertising and marketing services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire LEP (SSLEP) wishes to obtain the services of a suitably qualified consultancy partner to develop and deliver a marketing and communications plan aimed at raising the profile of SSLEP and the work it undertakes.

Objectives of marketing and communications activity:

(i) to raise awareness and understanding of SSLEP and its profile as a public private partnership and a driver in setting the area’s growth priorities;

(ii) to raise the profile of our supported projects and programmes;

(iii) to raise awareness of the support and advice offered by our partner organisations.

This procurement is for a framework agreement between the appointed supplier and the County Council, to supply supplies and services on a call-off basis, as and when required. The County Council makes no guarantee as to the volume of business on offer and any figures/quantities/volumes given are indicative and are guidance only.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 EUR

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: UKG WEST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

This is an electronic tender. Documents can only be accessed via the portal https:// supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login

Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire LEP (SSLEP) wishes to obtain the services of a suitably qualified consultancy partner to develop and deliver a marketing and communications plan aimed at raising the profile of SSLEP and the work it undertakes.

Objectives of marketing and communications activity:

(i) to raise awareness and understanding of SSLEP and its profile as a public private partnership and a driver in setting the area’s growth priorities;

(ii) to raise the profile of our supported projects and programmes;

(iii) to raise awareness of the support and advice offered by our partner organisations.

This procurement is for a framework agreement between the appointed supplier and the County Council, to supply supplies and services on a call-off basis, as and when required. The County Council makes no guarantee as to the volume of business on offer and any figures/quantities/volumes given are indicative and are guidance only.

Duration: the agreement term will be from 1 December 2020 to 30 November 2022, with additional options to extend by 2 x 12 months to 30 November 2023 and 30 November 2024 respectively. In the event the agreement is extended the extension shall be on the same terms and conditions of contract as the original agreement period and will ultimately be at the County Council’s sole discretion.

 

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

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

The initial term of the agreement will be for 2 years from 1 December 2020 to 30 November 2022, with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months to 30 November 2023 and 30 November 2024 respectively.

 

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

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: 30/09/2020
Local time: 14:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 01/03/2021

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/09/2020
Local time: 14:00
Place:

1 Staffordshire Place, Stafford ST16 2DH.

 

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Staffordshire County Council
Postal address: 2 Staffordshire Place Tipping Street
Town: Stafford
Postal code: ST16 2DH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: commercial.team@staffordshire.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Staffordshire County Council
Postal address: 2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street
Town: Stafford
Postal code: ST16 2DH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: commercial.team@staffordshire.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure

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

Official name: Staffordshire County Council
Postal address: 2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street
Town: Stafford
Postal code: ST16 2DH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: commercial.team@staffordshire.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27/08/2020