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UK-London: Services furnished by business, professional and specialist organisations.
Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, United Kingdom
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2072116824, Email: Kate.Bell@dcms.gov.uk
Contact: Kate Bell
Main Address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-digital-culture-media-sport
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: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Services-furnished-by-business%2C-professional-and-specialist-organisations./7MU9476V3A
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
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5) Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Games-wide Evaluation for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
Reference Number: 102208
II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
98110000 - Services furnished by business, professional and specialist organisations.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description: DCMS is seeking to appoint a service provider to evaluate the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games (the Games) in order to capture the impact and legacy of hosting the Games, and the social and economic benefits it will deliver. The evaluation will run for just under three years until the end of December 2023.

The main aim of the games-wide evaluation will be to assess and measure the outputs, outcomes and impacts of the games at the local, city, regional and national levels. The total budget, inclduing extension options, is proposed at 1,338,000 (exclusive of VAT).The Department reserves the right to extend the contract for a further 2 years in increments of 12 months.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 1,338,000
Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
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:
UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4) Description of procurement: DCMS is seeking to appoint a service provider to evaluate the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games (the Games) in order to capture the impact and legacy of hosting the Games, and the social and economic benefits it will deliver. The evaluation will run for just under three years until the end of December 2023.

The main aim of the games-wide evaluation will be to assess and measure the outputs, outcomes and impacts of the games at the local, city, regional and national levels. The total budget, inclduing extension options, is proposed at 1,338,000 (exclusive of VAT).The Department reserves the right to extend the contract for a further 2 years in increments of 12 months.
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: 1,338,000
Currency: GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
Start: 04/03/2021 / End: 29/12/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: No
Description of renewals: Not provided

II.2.10) Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: Yes
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: The maximum budget for initial contract term is 1,188,000 excluding VAT. DCMS reserves the right to extend the contract for a further 2 years increasing the estimated contract value to 1,388,000.


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.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 OPEN
IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open

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.1.6) 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: 2020/S 237 - 586905
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 25/01/2021 Time: 15:00

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): 3

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
Date: 25/01/2021
Time: 15:00


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: To participate in this tender opportunity prospective tenderers will be required to sign a Non-Disclosure Deed in order to receive the Invitation to Tender (ITT) document. The Non-Disclosure Deed can be downloaded from the linked tenderbox - https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/7MU9476V3A. Signed Non-Disclosure Deeds should be returned to commercial@dcms.gov.uk by the deadline of 15:00hrs, Monday 25th January 2021 - please include the tender reference number 102208 in the subject line. Once a signed deed is received you will be issued with the ITT document. Please note that the deadline for receipts of tenders to be received no later than 15:00hrs, Monday 25th January 2021 (the deadline for receipt of Tender Responses). Please ensure that you download and return your completed Non Disclosure Deed promptly to allow yourself time to provide a full tender response prior to the closing date and time.

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.

The maximum budget, including extension options, is 1,338,000 excluding VAT. Please note that, while not the only criteria, pricing is a key element of our evaluation criteria.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Services-furnished-by-business%2C-professional-and-specialist-organisations./7MU9476V3A

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/7MU9476V3A
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body:
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Email: Kate.Bell@dcms.gov.uk
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Not Provided
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 17/12/2020

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