RFP for Design and Print Service for P4D

About P4D

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We operate in 110 countries. Our purpose is to create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide.

P4D is an EU funded programme agreed with the Cabinet Division of the Government of Bangladesh. It is managed by the British Council in support of the EU’s Roadmap for Engagement with Civil Society in its development partner countries. P4D’s overall objective is to strengthen democratic ownership and accountability mechanisms in Bangladesh.  The specific objective is to promote a more enabling environment for the effective engagement and participation of citizens and civil society in decision making and oversight.

Scope of Work

P4D is looking to contract a Design and Print Agency to design and print Training Modules/Policy Documents/Project Reports/Handouts/Story Books. The scope of work for the company will be as follows:

  • Make designs (layout, illustrations, templates etc) for different printing materials/products as per P4D’s guidelines
  • Providing soft copy of designed books/materials for P4D website
  • Print and deliver of books/materials as per P4D’s requirements
  • Submit the AI files after approval of final design

Work Description

Design service:

  • Design of books for printing and electronic distribution;
  • Deliver creative and innovative layouts for print
  • Improve and edit visual illustrations, photos, charts and other graphic elements;
  • Create infographic as and where applicable

Print services

  • Oversee printing of documents agreed and signed off by P4D project Communications Team
  • Ensure that machine proof versions of document are accurate and meet given criteria for quality and standard.
  • Ensure all final print copies delivered to P4D office by agreed timeline.

Special Conditions

  • The duration of the contract will be up to 31 January 2020 with possibility of extension based on project’s need
  • P4D project will procure different books/manuals as per below six specifications, and per page design and printing costs will remain same throughout the contract period
  • Number or quantity of books may vary and P4D will inform that to agency 15 days in advance
  • Design and specifications may change as per project’s need, and agency must accommodate the changes
  • The agency must meet the delivery deadline. Missing the deadline may lead to cancel the contract.
  • The agency must have to provide press proof before final printing of all the books/materials
  • The agency must provide dedicated designer(s) for this contract. Designers’ CV must be provided during the submission of proposal 

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How to apply

Interested firm should submit softcopies of a technical proposal and a financial proposal (with VAT and Tax) with a cover letter. Soft copies of technical, financial proposal be submitted to Shariful.Haque@bd.britishcouncil.org with CC to dhaka.recruitment@britishcouncil.org with subject line RFP for Design and Print Service for P4D. Hard copies of sample printed items should also be submitted by the given deadline.

Pre-bid meeting: 9 May 2019 at 11.00 AM

Pre-bid meeting address: Apt B2, House 13/B, Road 75, Gulshan 2, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Last date of submission: 15 May 2019 at 12.00 PM. (no proposal will be accepted after 12.00 PM)