Tender for Creative Design Support Services

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

2020/S 134-331381

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: University of Strathclyde
Postal address: 40 George Street, Procurement Department
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UKM82 Glasgow City
Postal code: G1 1QE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Natasha Murray
E-mail: natasha.murray@strath.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1415484281

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

The Provision of Creative Design Support Services for the University of Strathclyde

Reference number: UOS-17245-2020

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79933000 Design support services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

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

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP

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)

79930000 Specialty design services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM82 Glasgow City
Main site or 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.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Understanding and knowledge / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion – Name: Methodology / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion – Name: Key personnel / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion – Name: Business processes / Weighting: 25 %
Quality criterion – Name: Value added services and community benefits / Weighting: 02 %
Quality criterion – Name: Fair working practice / Weighting: 03 %
Quality criterion – Name: Presentation / Weighting: 25 %
Price – Weighting: 40
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: no

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Suitability to pursue the professional activity is not applicable for the procurement exercise.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

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.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:

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 062-149890

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 11/08/2020
Local time: 12:00
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: 09/12/2020

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/08/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

University of Strathclyde.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

VI.3)Additional information:

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:

https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=1361

(SC 624952)

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

(SC Ref:624952)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Glasgow Sheriff Court
Postal address: 1 Carlton Pl
Town: Glasgow
Postal code: G5 9TW
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/07/2020