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UK-Lonon: Evaluation consultancy services.


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

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, Lonon, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7849824848, Email: jacob.coker@culture.gov.uk
Contact: Jacob Coker
Main Address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-digital-culture-media-sport
NUTS Code: UK
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
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent: to the abovementioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5) Main activity:
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Digital Infrastructure and Broadband Research and Evaluation Services
Reference number: 101553
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
79419000 - Evaluation consultancy services.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description:
The purposes of this PIN are:
1. Gauge market interest in the indicative pipeline of work
2. Identify barriers to engagement for suppliers who wish to deliver research and evaluation services to DCMS
3. Facilitate collaborative engagement and networking between suppliers by identifying opportunities for collaboration through invitation to a supplier briefing event

DCMS are issuing a Request for Information which consists of a questionnaire containing background information and a number questions requiring responses.
There will also be a supplier engagement day on 10.04.2019, which is open to all suppliers to attend (registration required). Please contact jacob.coker@culture.gov.uk for more information.

There is no guarantee that this Request for Information will result in a Competitive tender.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 1,100,000 - 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):
79300000 - Market and economic research; polling and statistics.
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
UK - UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
Short description:
The purposes of this PIN are:
1. Gauge market interest in the indicative pipeline of work
2. Identify barriers to engagement for suppliers who wish to deliver research and evaluation services to DCMS
3. Facilitate collaborative engagement and networking between suppliers by identifying opportunities for collaboration through invitation to a supplier briefing event

DCMS are issuing a Request for Information which consists of a questionnaire containing background information and a number questions requiring responses.
There will also be a supplier engagement day on 10.04.2019, which is open to all suppliers to attend (registration required). Please contact jacob.coker@culture.gov.uk for more information.

There is no guarantee that this Request for Information will result in a Competitive tender.
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) Estimate value
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 1,100,000 - GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months - 24
This contract is subject to renewal : Not Provided
II.2.10) Information about variants
Not Provided
II.2.11) Information about options
Not Provided
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
Not Provided


II.3) Estimated Date of publication
03/06/2019
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
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
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided

III.2) Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2) Contract performance conditions
Not Provided

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - Not Provided
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
Not Provided
IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used - NO
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.5) Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 01/08/2019

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
VI.3) Additional Information:
DCMS is issuing an RFI for the provision of Research and Evaluation Services to DCMS's Digital Infrastructure and Broadband directorates.
DCMS are seeking to gauge the market interest and identify the optimal procurement route for engaging the market on these potential requirements.

Additionally, DCMS are seeking to facilitate the networking of suppliers to enable a wider range of providers to engage in future opportunities by identifying capability needs and potential partners.

DCMS are issuing a Request for Information.
There will also be a supplier engagement day on 10.04.2019, which is open to all suppliers to attend (registration required).

Please contact jacob.coker@culture.gov.uk for more information.
To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=387155315
GO-201943-PRO-14740858 TKR-201943-PRO-14740857

VI.4) Procedures For Appeal
VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures:

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
London, United Kingdom
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Not Provided

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 03/04/2019



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