Tender for the Appointment of a Digital Web Agency – Dorset

Tender for the Appointment of a Digital Web Agency – Dorset

To support the maintenance and development of the University’s website.

United Kingdom-Dorset: Advertising and marketing services

2019/S 074-175537

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Arts University Bournemouth
Wallisdown, Poole
Dorset
BH12 5HH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Marianne Lewis, Procurement Manager
Telephone: +44 1202533011
E-mail: procurement@aub.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKK21
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.aub.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA1385

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.mytenders.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.mytenders.co.uk

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:

Tender for the Appointment of a Digital Web Agency

Reference number: AUB/MKTG/18-01

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79340000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Arts University Bournemouth is seeking to appoint a well-qualified and experienced supplier (digital web agency) to support the maintenance and development of the University’s website. The successful agency will act as an extension to the Marketing team to ensure the website evolves with pace and brings a unique experience to our users, staying ahead of the curve. The agency will be required to continually improve and enhance the user journey with new developments and functionality, whilst also supporting our ongoing bug resolution and maintenance of the site.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 184 000.00 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)

79340000
72413000
79342000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK21
Main site or place of performance:

Arts University Bournemouth, Wallisdown, Poole, Dorset, BH12 5HH.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Arts University Bournemouth is seeking to appoint a single supplier (digital web agency) who is well qualified and experienced, to support the maintenance and development of the University’s website.

It is expected that this supplier will be an innovative, creative and responsive agency with a track record of delivering outstanding digital marketing activity. The University requires a digital agency who is highly competent in maintaining and developing websites and has experience in delivering innovative and distinctive initiatives to increase web traffic and user experience. The agency may also need to support the University with digital marketing campaigns, with robust reporting, to deliver student recruitment targets.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 184 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12 months dependent on satisfactory performance and mutual agreement by both parties.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:

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

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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

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

Date: 21/05/2019
Local time: 14:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 11/06/2019

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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=215535

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

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.

(MT Ref:215535).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Arts University Bournemouth
Wallisdown, Poole
Dorset
BH12 5HH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1202533011
E-mail: procurement@aub.ac.ukInternet address: http://www.aub.ac.uk/
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/04/2019