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Notice Details

Title: The Provision of Public Affairs Services to City of Glasgow College
Reference No: APR351389
OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000580555
Published by: City of Glasgow College
Publication Date: 15/04/2019
Deadline Date: 17/05/2019
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: The objective if this tender is to appoint a Contractor who will:
Provide strategic Public Affairs advice and support
Keep abreast of political developments in Education (Scotland and UK) to advise on a possible response/positive action
Monitor and report on political intelligence in particular on the activities of Holyrood, Parliament, Whitehall and other relevant bodies and organisations
Offer an extensive personal and private range of political (national, UK and international) and media contacts
CPV: 79416000, 79416000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

City of Glasgow College

190 Cathedral Street

Glasgow

G4 0RF

UK

Contact person: Yvonne Dalgarno

Telephone: +44 1413755167

E-mail: ydalgarno@apuc-scot.ac.uk

NUTS: UKM82

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00453

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:

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html


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 Public Affairs Services to City of Glasgow College

Reference number: CS/CoGC/19/022

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79416000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The objective if this tender is to appoint a Contractor who will:

Provide strategic Public Affairs advice and support

Keep abreast of political developments in Education (Scotland and UK) to advise on a possible response/positive action

Monitor and report on political intelligence in particular on the activities of Holyrood, Parliament, Whitehall and other relevant bodies and organisations

Offer an extensive personal and private range of political (national, UK and international) and media contacts

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 240 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79416000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM82


Main site or place of performance:

Glasgow

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The objective of this tender is to appoint a Contractor who will:

Provide strategic Public Affairs advice and support

Keep abreast of political developments in Education (Scotland and UK) to advise on a possible response/positive action

Monitor and report on political intelligence in particular on the activities of Holyrood, Parliament, Whitehall and other relevant bodies and organisations.

Offer an extensive personal and private range of political (national, UK and international) and media contacts.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 60

Price / Weighting:  40

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Opportunity to extend contract for a further 12 months

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

Envisaged minimum number: 5

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

B: Economic and Financial Standing

Part IV: Selection criteria

Please refer to question within 4B.1.2 of the ESPD

The successful bidder will be required to provide evidence of a minimum average yearly turnover for the previous two financial years of 50,000 GBP.

Please refer to question within 4B.5 of the ESPD and Economic and financial standing section of the Contract Notice.

Bidders must confirm they can provide the following supporting evidence prior to award:

Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance* = 5 Million GBP

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 2 Million GBP

Please refer to question within 4B.6 of the ESPD and Economic and financial standing section of the Contract Notice

The following evidence will be requested prior to award in order to conduct analysis of the organisation’s financial standing.

The successful Contractor will be required to provide 2 years audited accounts, or equivalent if awarded to the contract.

Alternatively, if you are unable to provide the required accounting information – e.g. a new business without the required accounts, please provide a banker’s letter demonstrating their willingness to support your organisation over the term of the Contract.


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

The contract will be subject to a performance management system with KPI's.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted 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: 17/05/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 17/06/2019

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)

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 payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

1. Form of Tender

Shortlisted Bidders will be required to submit a signed Form of Tender prior to the contract award.

2. Freedom of Information

Where any bidder considers any information submitted as part of their ESPD submission commercially confidential, they must notify the College prior to the ESPD deadline via PCS-T and the college will provide a template for completion. Furthermore, where applicable shortlisted bidders at ITT stage should complete the form prior to award. This will be for information only and will not be scored.

3. Supply Chain Code of Conduct

Shortlisted Bidders will be required to submit a signed Supply Chain of Conduct Form prior to the contract award.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ exercise. The Project code is 13370. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:580555)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

City of Glasgow College

190 Cathedral Street

Glasgow

G4 0RF

UK

Telephone: +44 1413755167

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk/

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

12/04/2019


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: ydalgarno@apuc-scot.ac.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
151000Business ConsultancyConsultancy

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
150Glasgow & Strathclyde

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