Public Relations Agency for the Natural History Museum London

Public Relations Agency for the Natural History Museum London

. Public relations consultancy services. Public Relations Agency for the Natural History Museum.


United Kingdom-London: Public relations services

2014/S 114-201070

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
SW7 5BD London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 02079425416

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education
Other: National Museum

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Public Relations Agency for the Natural History Museum.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKI1

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Public relations services. Public relations management services. Public relations consultancy services. Public Relations Agency for the Natural History Museum.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

794160007941610079416200

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: Urgent Requirement for PR Services.

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 6
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

30.6.2014 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

7.7.2014
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The Natural History Museum is seeking to engage the services of a public relations agency and fundraising consultancy to offer strategic advice, executive profiling and networking, a programme of profile-raising networking to assist with corporate relations, international promotion to secure international philanthropy and help to build contacts for commercial activities, and crisis communications support..
Potential bidders are required complete and submit a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) via the Delta e-sourcing website, and suitable candidates will be short listed from PQQ’s received and invited to tender. The Access Code for this PQQ is: PCQWM2N22A
The deadline for submitting a response(s) is 30/06/2014 12 Noon.

Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time to upload your PQQ to the Delta e-sourcing site prior to the closing time. WE SUGGEST AT LEAST 90 MINUTES. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or emailhelpdesk@delta-esourcing.com.

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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Public-relations-services./PCQWM2N22A

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/PCQWM2N22A

GO Reference: GO-2014612-PRO-5736515

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The Chartered Institue of Arbitrators
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

The Chartered Institue of Arbitrators
12 Bloomsbury Square, London
WC1A 2LP London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: info@ciarb.org
Telephone: +44 02074217444
Internet address: http://www.ciarb.org
Fax: +44 2074044023

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12.6.2014