Financial Services Compensation Scheme: Media Strategy, Planning and Buying Services

  Financial Services Compensation Scheme is using Delta eSourcing to run this tender exercise

Notice Summary
Title: Media Strategy, Planning and Buying Services
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: Financial Services Compensation Scheme
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Negotiated
Short Description: FSCS are seeking a dynamic, BIG thinking, inspirational partner to work with us to define our media channel, planning and buying strategy. You would need to drive awareness and understanding of who we are and what we do in a creative but simple way. Explaining and marketing the protection we offer is a complex job, so if you think you are up to it, please apply.
Published: 03/05/2019 17:37
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UK-London: Advertising and marketing services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             Financial Services Compensation Scheme
             Beaufort House, 15 St. Botolph Street, London, EC3A 7QU, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 2073758175, Email: Procurement@fscs.org.uk
             Contact: Chris Sutherland
             Main Address: www.fscs.org.uk
             NUTS Code: UK
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Advertising-and-marketing-services./C2N4E8THU8
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address       
      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: Not provided
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Body governed by public law
      I.5) Main activity
            Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: Media Strategy, Planning and Buying Services       
      Reference Number: FSCS 361
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      79340000 - Advertising and marketing services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: FSCS are seeking a dynamic, BIG thinking, inspirational partner to work with us to define our media channel, planning and buying strategy. You would need to drive awareness and understanding of who we are and what we do in a creative but simple way. Explaining and marketing the protection we offer is a complex job, so if you think you are up to it, please apply.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 7,300,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79341000 - Advertising services.
      79341400 - Advertising campaign services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: FSCS are seeking a dynamic, BIG thinking, inspirational partner to work with us to define our media channel, planning and buying strategy. You would need to drive awareness and understanding of who we are and what we do in a creative but simple way. Explaining and marketing the protection we offer is a complex job, so if you think you are up to it, please apply.

The things we are looking for from a media partner include:

•Cross-channel marketing strategy, customer and channel planning and media buying.
•Evaluation and reporting.
•Account management.
•Partnership and expertise.
•Challenge.
•Experimentation.
•Lots of learning.

You will have a full understanding of and access to media opportunities across a range of different channels (online and offline) at local, regional and national level. You must be able to demonstrate experience in the strategy, planning and delivery of multiple campaigns.
      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:
      Value excluding VAT: 7,300,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 24       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The initial term, during which the Services shall be delivered in full, is for a period of 2 years. There will be an option for FSCS to extend the contract on up to 2 years occasions for a maximum duration of 12 months on each of those occasions, therefore making the Term a potential total term of 4 years.
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged minimum number: 5
             
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Not provided
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/C2N4E8THU8       


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:          
      Not Provided       
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability    
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
      Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description NEGOTIATED
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure:   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO    
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   IV.1.4) Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue: Yes.
   IV.1.5) Information about negotiation: Yes.
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   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: 2018/S 193 - 436503       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 12/06/2019 Time: 12:00
      IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: Not Provided       
      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:
         Duration in month(s): 6
      
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted No       
   Electronic payment will be used No       
   VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Advertising-and-marketing-services./C2N4E8THU8

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/C2N4E8THU8
   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             The Royal Court of Justice
       The Strand, London, United Kingdom
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
             The Royal Court of Justice
          The Strand, London, United Kingdom
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    FSCS will observe a standstill period following the award of the contract and conduct itself of any appeals in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
          Cabinet Office
       70 Whitehall, London, United Kingdom
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 03/05/2019

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