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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Birmingham: Public Relations, Media, Public Affairs and Crisis Management Services
Document Ref:
48465-2020
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Ormiston Academies Trust
Date Published:
31 January 2020
Deadline Date:
26 February 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

The aim of the contract is to secure expertise and capacity in press, public affairs and crisis management for the trust, supporting all 39 schools and the head office team.The trust has a very small marketing and communications team that supports our teams and schools with internal communications, design, marketing campaigns, events, online presence (websites) and social media. The role of this provider would be to supplement the team’s offer with senior level expertise, advice and support, with a flexible response that would not be cost-effective to provide in-house. The provider will know the education sector well and maintain good working relationships with government and wider.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Ormiston Academies Trust

Ormiston House, 144 Newhall Street

Birmingham

B3 1RY

UK

Telephone: +44 1212365100

E-mail: dean.lowe@ormistonacademies.co.uk

NUTS: UKG

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.ormistonacademiestrust.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA36809

I.2) 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:

http://www.mytenders.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://www.mytenders.co.uk


Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

http://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

Public Relations, Media, Public Affairs and Crisis Management Services

Reference number: 20/02

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79342000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The aim of the contract is to secure expertise and capacity in press, public affairs and crisis management for the trust, supporting all 39 schools and the head office team.

The trust has a very small marketing and communications team that supports our teams and schools with internal communications, design, marketing campaigns, events, online presence (websites) and social media. The role of this provider would be to supplement the team’s offer with senior level expertise, advice and support, with a flexible response that would not be cost-effective to provide in-house. The provider will know the education sector well and maintain good working relationships with government and wider.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79416200

79416100

79416000

79342000

79413000

79430000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

Main site or place of performance:

Ormiston Academies are only located in England so the service coverage requires coverage of England only.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The aim of the contract is to secure expertise and capacity in press, public affairs and crisis management for the trust, supporting all 39 schools and the head office team.

The trust has a very small marketing and communications team that supports our teams and schools with internal communications, design, marketing campaigns, events, online presence (websites) and social media. The role of this provider would be to supplement the team’s offer with senior level expertise, advice and support, with a flexible response that would not be cost-effective to provide in-house. They will know the education sector well and maintain good working relationships with government and wider.

Please review the invitation to tender document for full details of the required specification.

II.2.5) Award criteria

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

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

Start: 24/04/2020

End: 23/04/2022

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is 1 x 12 month extension period available to the main 2-year contract, making a maximum duration of 3 years including any extensions.

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

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

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.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 26/02/2020

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/02/2020

Local time: 16:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders website at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=218775

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:218775)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Public Procurement Review Service

Cabinet Office

London

UK

Telephone: +44 3450103503

E-mail: publicprocurementreview@cabinetoffice.gov.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/public-procurement-review-service-scope-and-remit

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

27/01/2020

Current Notes