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The Moray Council is seeking to re-tender a single supplier Framework Agreement to provide a quality Fully Managed Service for our advertising requirements. The supplier will act as our agent and will liaise with various media/publications on our ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Moray Council
High Street
Elgin
IV30 1BX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1343563137
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM62

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.moray.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00160

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

17/0011 Advertising Services.

Reference number: 17/0011
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79341000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Moray Council is seeking to re-tender a single supplier Framework Agreement to provide a quality Fully Managed Service for our advertising requirements. The supplier will act as our agent and will liaise with various media/publications on our behalf. The framework agreement period will be 3 years with the possibility to extend for up to 1 additional year.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 360 000.00 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)
79341000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM62
Main site or place of performance:

Moray.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Moray Council is seeking to re-tender a single supplier Framework Agreement to provide a quality Fully Managed Service for our advertising requirements. The supplier will act as our agent and will liaise with various media/publications on our behalf. The framework agreement period will be 3 years with the possibility to extend for up to 1 additional year.

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
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

July 2021.

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:

4A.1 If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.

4A.2 Where it is required within a bidder's country of establishment they must confirm which authorisation or memberships of the relevant organisation(s) are required in order to perform this service.

Bidders must confirm if they hold the particular authorisation or memberships.

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 170 000 GBP for the last 2 years.

4B.5.1

4B.5.2

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 = 5 000 000 GBP.

Public Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hse40.pdf

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.

4C.2 Bidders will be required to confirm details of the technicians or technical bodies who they can call upon, especially those responsible for quality control.

4C.3 Bidders will be required to demonstrate that they have (or have access to) the appropriate technical facilities, study and research facilities and quality measures to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4) in the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice.

4C.4 Bidders will be required to confirm that they have (or have access to) the relevant supply chain management and tracking systems used by them to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4) in the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice.

4C.7 Bidders will be required to confirm that they will employ environmental management measures that meet the following requirements: Policy.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

4C.10 Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract.

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:

4D.1 1. The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent),

Or

2. The bidder must have the following:

a. A documented policy regarding quality management. The policy must set out responsibilities for quality management demonstrating that the bidder has and continues to implement a quality management policy that is authorised by their Chief Executive, or equivalent, and is periodically reviewed at a senior management level. The policy must be relevant to the nature and scale of the work to be undertaken and set out responsibilities for quality management throughout the organisation.

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
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: 2014/S 168-299491
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 31/07/2017
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 31/07/2017
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Elgin.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

July 2021.

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:

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 8562. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref: 501994).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Moray Council
High Street
Elgin
IV30 1BX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1343563137

Internet address:http://www.moray.gov.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:
29/06/2017