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UK-London: Services furnished by business, professional and specialist organisations.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Department for Digital, Cutlure, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Contact: Margaret Christensen
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity:
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
II.1.1) Title: Evaluation scoping for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
Reference number: 101690
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
98110000 - Services furnished by business, professional and specialist organisations.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description:
The purpose of this Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to alert potential suppliers to an opportunity in relation to the provision of evaluation experts to conduct an evaluation scoping exercise for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games (the "Games") and deliver a recommended evaluation framework and research strategy which will both inform the legacy plan for the Games, and measure its success.

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) are issuing this Request for Information (RFI) which consists of an online questionnaire containing background information and a number questions requiring responses, relating to the delivery of the potential Services.
There is no guarantee that this RFI will result in a Competitive tender.
Responding or not responding to this RFI will not affect any tender process.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 100,000 - GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
73000000 - Research and development services and related consultancy services.
73110000 - Research services.
73210000 - Research consultancy services.
79419000 - Evaluation consultancy services.
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
The provision of evaluation expert to conduct an evaluation scoping exercise for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games (the "Games") and deliver a recommended evaluation framework and research strategy which will both inform the legacy plan for the Games, and measure its success.
It is envisaged that the project would take two and a half months to deliver and a final report would be due in February 2020.
The Games benefits and legacy programme will be planned and delivered collectively by the core Games Partners, working with local, regional and national stakeholders. A cross-partner Legacy and Benefits Committee has been established to oversee the legacy programme, supported by a Legacy and Benefits Steering Group. Nine legacy workstreams have been established, with SROs agreed for each from across the partnership. The scoping exercise will require engagement with all Games partners, as well as a number of key stakeholders.
II.2.14) Additional information
Not Provided

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
1. The Authority is providing potential bidders the opportunity to review an outline of the services required for the programme evaluation scoping exercise of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Headquarters and provide feedback via a market sounding questionnaire. The Authority is seeking responses to the questionnaire by midday on 11.08.2019.
These documents can be accessed via the Authority's eSourcing Portal and completed questionnaires must be submitted via the online survey Portal.
2. The Authority wants to gauge the market interest in this procurement.
3. Please be advised that the estimated value of this requirement cannot be derived until the completion of the pre-market engagement activities.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-2019821-PRO-15277894 TKR-2019821-PRO-15277893

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 21/08/2019

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