Translink wishes to appoint up to 5 suppliers to a framework agreement for Professional Photography services. Services will be commissioned on an ad hoc basis. The agreement will run for three years with one option to extend for a further year at Translink’s sole discretion.
The service will include photography, creative direction (where required), image processing and image storage and retrieval. The service providers will be responsible for obtaining all necessary consents from individuals appearing in photographs. The photographs will primarily be for use in various Publication and Public Relations activities.
The service providers will be required to maintain a catalogued library of photographs they have taken for Translink and to retrieve them on request.
Depending on the project, the service provider may be given varying degrees of direction. Service providers must be capable of working with a high degree of creativity, innovation and autonomy, while complying with Translink’s brand guidelines and enhancing the brand.
Translink is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and communicate with Tenderers. Accordingly, there will be no hard copy documents issued and it is intended that all communications with Translink including the submission of PQQ and Tender responses will be conducted via www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk.
Unless stated otherwise in these Instructions or in writing from Translink, all communications including queries from Applicants and any PQQ amendments from Translink during the period of this procurement exercise shall be submitted through and published via the online messaging facility provided on the e-sourcing NI portal (see “Messages” section). The onus lies on the applicant to read and keep up to date with all the information published on eSourcing NI in relation to this requirement.