University of East London Website Design Tender
We are looking to create our new website in line with our current branding, providing a seamless online/offline experience.
United Kingdom-London: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Postal address: University Way
NUTS code: UKI4
Postal code: E16 2RD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Chris Philpott
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
New UEL Website
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Provision of software, consultancy and support services to build a new University website.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
We are looking to create our new website in line with our current branding, providing a seamless online/offline experience. The existing site does not align with the brand in its use of font, colour and style. The brand is moving forward in ways that visually represent the future that we are aiming toward — inventive use of grids, imagery, text. As the university progresses toward its Vision 2028, we need a site that will push at the boundaries of what a university website is and can be. Taking cues not from other HE sites, but from those that influence and engage our target audiences.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
We are looking to procure access to a content management system and consultancy and support services. In terms of contract lengths, the platform is likely to be for a minimum of 5 years. Support and consultancy is likely to be between 3-5 years.
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
First or second tier company accreditation for the chosen CMS application.
A Microsoft Gold partner status (or higher) and experience of Microsoft Dynamics integration services as part of a website build
ISO 9001 (Quality), ISO 27001 (Data Protection) and ISO 27017 (Cloud Security) accreditation.
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Experience of delivering a similar set of services to at least 1 University and 1 private sector client in the last 2 years.
At least 2 certified front-end and 2 back-end developers for the CMS application.
Experience of Google Analytics and Tag Manager as part of a website build;
Experience of implementing enterprise SaaS or PaaS cloud hosting solutions as part of a website build;
Experience of delivering similar projects using an Agile methodology;
Experience of delivering advanced website personalisation techniques, for example, machine learning for at least 2 clients;
Experience of delivering websites to WCAG AA accessibility standards;
At least 1 award won for creative (UX, Design) website services in the last 2 years;
Service Desk with 24/7 support offering across all recommendation applications;
Experience in working on PCI — DSS compliant payment sites/services;
Experience of delivering digital transformation strategies and digital service design for at least 1 client;
Experience of large scale (1 000+) web page manual and automated content migration.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
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
At UEL Docklands Campus.
Tenders will be opened by the Head of Procurement.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Contracts for support services are likely to be re tendered every 3-5 years.
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Town: Not applicable
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: