University of Aberdeen Design Services Framework

University of Aberdeen Design Services Framework

Framework Agreement with up to 3 agencies for the provision of supply design and associated services.

United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Designs

2019/S 110-267697

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Aberdeen
University Office, King’s College
Aberdeen
AB24 3FX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224274467
E-mail: e-sourcing@abdn.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKM50
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.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
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/

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 Design, Creative and Associated Services — University of Aberdeen

Reference number: project_13755

II.1.2)Main CPV code

22314000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

From 2017, the University of Aberdeen appointed a single agency to undertake our design, creative and associated services work. The contract expires in Aug 2019 and it is the intention of the University to put in place a ranked Framework Agreement with up to 3 agencies for the provision of supply design and associated services following the expiration of the contract.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

22314000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM50

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

From 2017, the University of Aberdeen appointed a single agency to undertake our design, creative and associated services work. The contract expires in Aug 2019 and it is the intention of the University to put in place a ranked Framework Agreement with up to 3 agencies for the provision of supply design and associated services following the expiration of the contract.

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

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

Start: 02/09/2019
End: 31/08/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months.

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Economic and financial standing:

ESPD Section 4B — Financial years — minimum levels of standards possibly required: all financial information must be provided for the most current previous 2 reported financial years.

ESPD Question 4B1.1 (minimum standards) turnover should be up to twice the estimated contract value over the past 2 financial years. However, the client reserves the right to review and consider all supporting financial information in this regards.

ESPD Questions 4B5.1 and 4B5.2 — Insurance requirements:

During the term of the contract and for a period of 5 years thereafter, the supplier shall effect and maintain in force, with a reputable insurance company, a policy or policies of insurance covering all matters which are the subject of indemnities under the contract including product liability insurance to a minimum sum of 10 000 000 GBP and employers liability insurance to a minimum sum of 5 000 000 GBP, in each case in respect of any 1 incident and unlimited as to the number of incidents unless otherwise agreed by the client in writing. Where the contract relates to professional services, the supplier shall maintain in force with reputable insurers professional liability insurance in the sum not less than 5 000 000 GBP in respect of any 1 incident and unlimited as to numbers of claims. The client reserves the right to require adjustments to such insurance cover if they consider that to be necessary.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Technical and professional ability:

List and brief description of selection criteria:

ESPD 4C.1.2 — Please provide relevant examples of similar services of a similar size and complexity during the last 3 years.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
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: 09/07/2019
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: 09/07/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/07/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 13755

For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

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VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

University of Aberdeen
University Office, King’s College
Aberdeen
AB24 3FX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224274467
E-mail: e-sourcing@abdn.ac.ukInternet address: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/procurement
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:

05/06/2019