By browsing our site you agree to our use of cookies. You will only see this message once. Find out more

National Museums Northern Ireland wishes to appoint an agency to devise and implement fully integrated marketing communications campaigns and to deliver marketing/trading collateral and retail merchandise/point of sale material for the Ulster Museum, ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
National Museums NI
Cultra
Holywood
BT18 0EU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Louise Thompson
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://nmni.com/home.aspx

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/topics/procurement

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

RID 503934 National Museums NI Provision of Advertising and Design.

Reference number: 503934
II.1.2)Main CPV code
22462000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

National Museums Northern Ireland wishes to appoint an agency to devise and implement fully integrated marketing communications campaigns and to deliver marketing/trading collateral and retail merchandise/point of sale material for the Ulster Museum, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum and Ulster American Folk Park. The successful agency will be tasked with delivering all advertising and design requirements outlined above on behalf of National Museums Northern Ireland.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79340000
79341000
79341400
79342000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

National Museums Northern Ireland wishes to appoint an agency to devise and implement fully integrated marketing communications campaigns and to deliver marketing/trading collateral and retail merchandise/point of sale material for the Ulster Museum, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum and Ulster American Folk Park. The successful agency will be tasked with delivering all advertising and design requirements outlined above on behalf of National Museums Northern Ireland.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Personal Experience / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding of key requirements / Weighting: 26.6
Quality criterion - Name: Campaign high level critical path / Weighting: 4.2
Quality criterion - Name: Media strategy / Weighting: 26.6
Quality criterion - Name: Proposals for research / Weighting: 5.6
Cost criterion - Name: Total Agency Income / Weighting: 11
Cost criterion - Name: Third party mark-up / Weighting: 7
Cost criterion - Name: Media commission rebate / Weighting: 7
Cost criterion - Name: Hourly rates / Weighting: 5
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract will initially be for 1½ years with an option to extend for a further 2½ and 2½ years respectively.

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

The figure indicated in II.1.5 represents the upper limit of an estimated contract value which ranges from 200 000 GBP to 800 000 GBP. This range reflects the potential scale of the contract and takes into account such changes to the scope/and or scale which may result from future operational requirements.

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.1.6)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: 2016/S 229-417432
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Lot No: 0
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
07/02/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 5
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 5
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
A.V. Browne Advertising Ltd
41-43 Hill Street
Belfast
BT1 2PB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890320663
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address:https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 800 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 800 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures
UK
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD will comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where. appropriate, will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of contract is. communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. This provides time for the unsuccessful. tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/02/2017