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RSSB: Market Research and Marketing Strategy Services

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Notice Summary
Title: Market Research and Marketing Strategy Services
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: RSSB
Nature of contract: Services
Procedure: Open
Short Description: RSSB wish to embark on a programme of work which will start with market research to identify and validate our target individuals, why they are not attracted to careers in the rail sector and the possible channels to market to the individuals. This will be followed by the development of a strategic and operational plan for promotion and attraction activities to build the supply chain of suitable candidates to enter the rail sector.
Published: 16/05/2017 15:56
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UK-London: Advertising and marketing services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             RSSB
             The Helicon, 1 South Place, London, EC2M 2RB, United Kingdom
             Email: shareditt@rssb.co.uk
             Contact: Gemma Cuthbert
             Main Address: https://www.rssb.co.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./X77924PF3W
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Advertising-and-marketing-services./X77924PF3W 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: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Advertising-and-marketing-services./X77924PF3W
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Body governed by public law
      I.5) Main activity
            Other activity:

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: Market Research and Marketing Strategy Services       
      Reference Number: RSSB2590
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      79340000 - Advertising and marketing services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: RSSB wish to embark on a programme of work which will start with market research to identify and validate our target individuals, why they are not attracted to careers in the rail sector and the possible channels to market to the individuals. This will be followed by the development of a strategic and operational plan for promotion and attraction activities to build the supply chain of suitable candidates to enter the rail sector.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 520,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79310000 - Market research services.
      79342000 - Marketing services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: RSSB wish to embark on a programme of work which will start with market research to identify and validate our target individuals, why they are not attracted to careers in the rail sector and the possible channels to market to the individuals. This will be followed by the development of a strategic and operational plan for promotion and attraction activities to build the supply chain of suitable candidates to enter the rail sector.
      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: 520,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 6       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       Yes             
      Description of options: The initial piece of work being tendered is for market research into the attractiveness of careers in rail, creation of employee value propositions and a marketing strategy. It is expected that this initial work will take 5-7 months. There will be the option to extend the contract to cover the delivery of that strategy including the creation of campaign materials, project management and campaign monitoring. The campaign should cover 3 years.
      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: Not provided       


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:          
      n/a    
      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: Yes    

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: No       
   IV.2) Administrative information
      IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
         Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 23/06/2017 Time: 10:00
            
      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): 6
      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 23/06/2017
         Time: 10:00
      

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 Yes       
   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://rssb.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Advertising-and-marketing-services./X77924PF3W

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://rssb.delta-esourcing.com/respond/X77924PF3W
   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             n/a
       n/a, United Kingdom
   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: 16/05/2017

Annex A


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Market Research and Marketing Strategy Services

UK-London: Advertising and marketing services.

Section I: Contracting authority/entity (as stated in the original notice)

I.1) Name and addresses
       RSSB
       The Helicon, 1 South Place, London, EC2M 2RB, United Kingdom
       Email: shareditt@rssb.co.uk
       Contact: Gemma Cuthbert
       Main Address: https://www.rssb.co.uk/
       NUTS Code: UK

Section II: Object (as stated in the original notice)

II.1) Scope of the procurement
   
   II.1.1) Title: Market Research and Marketing Strategy Services      Reference number: RSSB2590      
   II.1.2) Main CPV code:
      79340000 - Advertising and marketing services.
   
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES   
   II.1.4) Short Description: RSSB wish to embark on a programme of work which will start with market research to identify and validate our target individuals, why they are not attracted to careers in the rail sector and the possible channels to market to the individuals. This will be followed by the development of a strategic and operational plan for promotion and attraction activities to build the supply chain of suitable candidates to enter the rail sector.

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 08/06/2017

VI.6) Original notice reference:

   Notice Reference:    2017 - 205713   
   Notice number in OJ S: Not Provided
   Date of dispatch of the original notice: 16/05/2017

Section VII: Changes

VII.1) Information to be changed or added

      VII.1.1) Reason for change: Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority    
      
      VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 1
                                    
         Section Number: IV.2.2          
         Place of text to be modified: Not provided          
         Instead of:
         Date: 23/06/2017         
         Local Time: 10:00          
         Read:
         Date: 30/06/2017         
         Local Time: 10:00                   
   
VII.2) Other 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.
To view this notice, please click here:
https://rssb.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=262462401



Market Research and Marketing Strategy Services

UK-London: Advertising and marketing services.

Section I: Contracting authority/entity (as stated in the original notice)

I.1) Name and addresses
       RSSB
       The Helicon, 1 South Place, London, EC2M 2RB, United Kingdom
       Email: shareditt@rssb.co.uk
       Contact: Gemma Cuthbert
       Main Address: https://www.rssb.co.uk/
       NUTS Code: UK

Section II: Object (as stated in the original notice)

II.1) Scope of the procurement
   
   II.1.1) Title: Market Research and Marketing Strategy Services      Reference number: RSSB2590      
   II.1.2) Main CPV code:
      79340000 - Advertising and marketing services.
   
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES   
   II.1.4) Short Description: RSSB wish to embark on a programme of work which will start with market research to identify and validate our target individuals, why they are not attracted to careers in the rail sector and the possible channels to market to the individuals. This will be followed by the development of a strategic and operational plan for promotion and attraction activities to build the supply chain of suitable candidates to enter the rail sector.

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 13/06/2017

VI.6) Original notice reference:

   Notice Reference:    2017 - 205713   
   Notice number in OJ S: Not Provided
   Date of dispatch of the original notice: 16/05/2017

Section VII: Changes

VII.1) Information to be changed or added

      VII.1.1) Reason for change: Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority    
      
      VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 1
                                    
         Section Number: IV.2.7          
         Place of text to be modified: IV.2.7          
         Instead of:
         Date: 23/06/2017         
         Local Time: 10:00          
         Read:
         Date: 30/06/2017         
         Local Time: 10:00                   
   
VII.2) Other 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.
To view this notice, please click here:
https://rssb.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=263202973


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UK-London: Advertising and marketing services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       RSSB
       The Helicon, 1 South Place, London, EC2M 2RB, United Kingdom
       Email: shareditt@rssb.co.uk
       Contact: Gemma Cuthbert
       Main Address: https://www.rssb.co.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.4)Type of the contracting authority:
      Body governed by public law

   I.5) Main activity:
      Other activity: Railway

Section II: Object Of The Contract

   II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title: Market Research and Marketing Strategy Services            
      Reference number: RSSB2590

      II.1.2) Main CPV code:
         79340000 - Advertising and marketing services.


      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

      II.1.4) Short description: RSSB wish to embark on a programme of work which will start with market research to identify and validate our target individuals, why they are not attracted to careers in the rail sector and the possible channels to market to the individuals. This will be followed by the development of a strategic and operational plan for promotion and attraction activities to build the supply chain of suitable candidates to enter the rail sector.

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: No
            
      II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
          Value: 520,000
                  
         Currency:GBP            

   II.2) Description

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79310000 - Market research services.
            79342000 - Marketing services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UK - UNITED KINGDOM
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      UNITED KINGDOM
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: RSSB wish to embark on a programme of work which will start with market research to identify and validate our target individuals, why they are not attracted to careers in the rail sector and the possible channels to market to the individuals. This will be followed by the development of a strategic and operational plan for promotion and attraction activities to build the supply chain of suitable candidates to enter the rail sector.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
       Not Provided

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: Yes
         Description of these options:The initial piece of work being tendered is for market research into the attractiveness of careers in rail, creation of employee value propositions and a marketing strategy. It is expected that this initial work will take 5-7 months. There will be the option to extend the contract to cover the delivery of that strategy including the creation of campaign materials, project management and campaign monitoring. The campaign should cover 3 years.

      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


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

   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       
      

   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
      An electronic auction has been used: No

   IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

   IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
       Not Provided
   

   IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
      The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

   Contract No: RSSB2590    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Not Provided

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 26/07/2017

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 9
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             23 RED
             20 Northdown Street, London, N1 9BG, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 520,000          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 540,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         
Section VI: Complementary information

   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.
To view this notice, please click here:
https://rssb.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=275498667

   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          n/a
          n/a, United Kingdom

      VI.4.3) Review procedure
         Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

      VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
         Not Provided

   VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 10/10/2017