The FSCS is seeking to appoint a Supplier to provide an integrated media monitoring managed service as follows:— traditional and social media monitoring in real time,— monthly traditional and social media monitoring evaluation and reporting,— media contact and relationship management database.The contract will be for 3 years with the option for FSCS to extend for a further 2 x 12 months.
Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive
Section I: Contracting Change entity
I.1) Name and addresses
Telephone: +44 2077414100
Main address: http://www.fscs.org.uk
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address
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
Integrated Media Monitoring and Related Services
Reference number: FSCS354
II.1.2) Main CPV code
II.1.3) Type of contract
II.1.4) Short description
The FSCS is seeking to appoint a Supplier to provide an integrated media monitoring managed service as follows:
— traditional and social media monitoring in real time,
— monthly traditional and social media monitoring evaluation and reporting,
— media contact and relationship management database.
The contract will be for 3 years with the option for FSCS to extend for a further 2 x 12 months.
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No
II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:
United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The FSCS are seeking to appoint a supplier who can provide a high-quality service which demands minimum amount of FSCS input before distribution, which is timely and cost effective.
Traditional and social media monitoring:
— FSCS requires supplier to provide a traditional and social media monitoring and production of daily accurate and relevant email bulletins,
— the email bulletins must detail all FSCS name mentions and preferably other related coverage e.g. relating to firm failures, regulatory matters etc. based on agreed criteria and/ or keywords,
— the email bulletins must provide links to full copies of the articles, gathered by a dedicated team of readers, or other robust methods (e.g. automated using key words, algorithms etc.) and the ability to print articles as necessary.
Monthly traditional and social media evaluation and reporting:
— the service provider must provide monthly traditional and social media evaluation reports within three days of the end of each month to include:
iv) other relevant information as agreed.
Media contact and relationship management database:
— the service provider must provide access to a media contact and relationship management database,
— the media contact and relationship management database provided by the service provider must be accessible electronically and remotely (e.g. online),
— the media contact and relationship management database provided by the service provider must have the ability to create media distribution lists for issuing press releases to selected media contacts,
— the media contact and relationship management database provided by the service provider must have the ability to conversations, emails, etc. with media contacts.
— service provider must be able to provide a media contact and relationship database,
— service provider must be able to provide all the services as specified to meet FSCS’s integrated media monitoring requirements.
II.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals:
2 x 12 month renewals.
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: No
II.2.11) Information about options
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
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:
Details are set-out in the ITT (Invitation to Tender).
III.2) Conditions related to the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1) Type of procedure
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Local time: 12:00
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: Yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:
3 to 5 years.
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Royal Courts of Justice
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice