Public Affairs and Political Monitoring Contract – Competitive Quotation
To cover a broad range of issues, including but not limited to UK research and innovation policy.
UKRI Public Affairs Political Monitoring
UK Shared Business Services Limited
- Market and economic research; polling and statistics – 79300000
Location of contract
Value of contract
12 August 2021
31 August 2021
Contract start date
18 October 2021
Contract end date
20 October 2024
Competitive quotation (non-OJEU)
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?
The final date and time for the submission of bids is Thursday 26th August 2021 at 14:00
DO NOT apply directly to the buyer.
All tender information MUST be submitted through the Delta eSourcing Portal.
Brief Description of Requirement
UKRI is procuring a Public Affairs and Political Monitoring Contract. UKRI are looking for a provider who can cover a broad range of issues, including but not limited to UK research and innovation policy, the international landscape and higher education policy.
Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the Document Uploads tab within the Delta eSourcing Portal.
This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria as set out in the ITQ document.
How to Apply
UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) will be using the Delta eSourcing Portal for this procurement.
To register on the Delta eSourcing portal please use the link https://www.delta-esourcing.com/ and follow the instructions to register.
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Once you are logged into the system you will be able to link yourself into this procurement using the Access Code: S7PHZAKGW5
- CS21373 – Delta – ITQ Invitation to Quote – Final v3.pdf
- Tender Notice
- CS21373 – UKRI Precedent Goods Services Contract – Final.pdf
- Tender Notice
- Terms and conditions
- CS21373 AW5.2 Price Schedule – Final.xlsx
- Tender Notice
- Tender Notice
- Delta eSourcing Portal
- Additional text
- DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO BUYER
All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Procurement Regulations that apply to this opportunity.
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About UK Shared Business Services
UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our contracting authorities to improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise.
Where UK SBS is not named as the Contracting Authority within the documentation, UK SBS will be acting as an agent on behalf of the Contracting Authority.
Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations.
For full details of our partner base please review the following link: http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/contracts/Pages/default.aspx
How to apply
Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.