Tender for Creative Design Support Services
The University of Strathclyde requires the services of a single creative design agency to support as and when required, the University’s established design team in the development and delivery of a variety of campus wide projects.
United Kingdom-Glasgow: Design support services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Postal address: 40 George Street, Procurement Department
NUTS code: UKM82 Glasgow City
Postal code: G1 1QE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Natasha Murray
Telephone: +44 1415484281
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00113
I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
The Provision of Creative Design Support Services for the University of Strathclyde
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The University of Strathclyde requires the services of a single creative design agency to support as and when required, the University’s established design team in the development and delivery of a variety of campus wide projects. Given the ad-hoc nature of this agreement the University intends to establish a framework agreement, with a single supplier, which shall set out the overarching terms and conditions under which specific purchases (call offs) can be made.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
University of Strathclyde.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The University of Strathclyde requires the services of a single creative design agency to support as and when required, the University’s established design team in the development and delivery of a variety of campus wide projects. Given the ad-hoc nature of this agreement the University intends to establish a framework agreement, with a single supplier, which shall set out the overarching terms and conditions under which specific purchases (call offs) can be made. As with the standard definitions of framework agreements the University offers no guarantee or any commitment to values stated within this notice.
It is envisaged that, call offs under this framework agreement shall require the creative design agency to provide services which include but are not limited to:
— development of project strategies by providing creative insight and awareness of trends in the market that will align with the project’s vision and objectives,
— assist and where required lead, the design element of the refresh and realignment of University branding,
— produce captivating campaigns and supporting collateral that promotes the University’s vision to project specific, target audiences,
— support in the development of marketing collateral, event space design, signage for conferences, events and open days aligned to the University’s event’s calendar,
— creation of innovative, multi-channel communication materials,
— refresh and creation, as and when required of faculty and corporate policy report documents, course content, display banners,
— design and development of branded and bespoke stationary and corporate event materials as and when required.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Suitability to pursue the professional activity is not applicable for the procurement exercise.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
4B. 1.1 Bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘general’ yearly turnover of GBP 100 000.00 for the last 3 years.
4B. 5.1 — 4B. 5.3 It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
Employer’s (compulsory) liability insurance = GBP 5 000 000.00
Public liability insurance = GBP 2 000 000.00
Product liability insurance = GBP 2 000 000.00
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
4C. 1.2 Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in part II.2.4) of the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the site notice.
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
For full details of the conditions relevant to the proposed contract, please refer to the tender documents. (Details of how to access these being set out in Section 1.3) communication, of this contract notice.
The University of Strathclyde will require the members of any tendering group of entities (including, but not limited to: consortium members, members of a group of economic operators and/or sub-contractors) to be jointly and severally liable for the performance of the contract (no matter the legal forum taken by those entities in order to enter into the contract).
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
University of Strathclyde.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 16124. or more information see:
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 16124. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
Postal address: 1 Carlton Pl
Postal code: G5 9TW
Country: United Kingdom
An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (SSI2015/446) (as amended) may bring proceedings to the Sheriff Court.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: