Public Relations and Communications Contract for Government Procurement Service

Public Relations and Communications Contract for Government Procurement Service

ARM will comprise four separate and distinct service offerings; Marketing and Communications (ARM Marketing and Communications) Direct Marketing (ARM Direct Marketing) Digital Marketing (ARM Digital Marketing) Public Relations (ARM Public Relations) Each service offering is further segmented into sub-service offerings.

Agile Route to Market (ARM) – Communications

Reference number: GPS_ARM_2012

Deadline date:10/08/2012

This deadline is for… Suppliers to register with Government Procurement Service eSourcing Suite and respond to the Communications ARM requirement.

Contract value:£0 – £25,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom As part of their response, suppliers responding to the ARM Public Relations requirement will be asked to indicate the UK regions in which they are able to provide the service.

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Government Procurement Service

 

Description of the contract

Government Procurement Service are seeking Suppliers to register to secure a place on ARM for sub-OJEU Government work in the communication category. This means that there will be a maximum limit of £25,000 per customer per job. ARM will comprise four separate and distinct service offerings; Marketing & Communications (ARM Marketing & Communications) Direct Marketing (ARM Direct Marketing) Digital Marketing (ARM Digital Marketing) Public Relations (ARM Public Relations) Each service offering is further segmented into sub-service offerings. Suppliers are restricted to registering for either one of the above, single composite service offering (comprising all of that service specifics sub-service offerings), or a maximum of any three sub-service offerings taken from the four composite service offerings. It is the intention of Government Procurement Service to refresh the Agile Route to Market on an annual basis whilst reserving the right to refresh at an earlier stage if necessary

 

Documents

 

Classification of the contract

79416000 Public relations services

79342100 Direct marketing services

79342000 Marketing services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 12 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Communications Category Team

Organisation name Government Procurement Service

Address 9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L3 9PP

Telephone 0345 0103503

Extension number:

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How to apply

This procurement will be managed electronically via the Government Procurement Service’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for GPS eSourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at http://gps.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing ExpressionOfInterest@gps.gsi.gov.uk. Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; the name of the registered supplier; and the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Government Procurement Service will process the email and then enable the supplier to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Government Procurement Service Helpdesk : Freephone: 0345 010 3503 email: supplier@gps.gsi.gov.uk Should you have any questions relating to the procurement itself please send them to the following email address commsdynamic.reg@gps.gsi.gov.uk