Cyber Security Recruitment Provider for DCMS

Cyber Security Recruitment Provider for DCMS

Cyber Security Apprenticeships for Critical Sectors – Recruitment Provider.

United Kingdom-London: Recruitment services

2016/S 215-391601

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department for Culture, Media and Sport
UK
100 Parliament Street
London
SW1A 2BQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2072116000
E-mail: commercial@culture.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.gov.uk/dcms
I.2)Joint procurement

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:-Recruitment-services./2R9H94F45P
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/2R9H94F45P
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted 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-title/2R9H94F45P

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:

Cyber Security Apprenticeships for Critical Sectors – Recruitment Provider.

Reference number: 100726

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79600000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

DCMS is seeking a recruitment provider, suitably experienced in Cyber Security recruitment, in order to fulfil the requirement to recruit apprentices into the cyber security profession for the target sectors. To deliver end-to-end recruitment, including assessment, associated marketing to potential applicants and on-boarding of the cyber security apprentices.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 250 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79635000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is seeking a recruitment provider, suitably experienced in Cyber Security recruitment, in order to fulfil the requirement to recruit apprentices into the cyber security profession for the target sectors.

This invitation to tender is for services to:

—Deliver end-to-end recruitment, including assessment, associated marketing to potential applicants and on-boarding of the cyber security apprentices.

The apprentices will be recruited to be employed in the energy and transport sectors, and will be trained under the Cyber Security Level 4 Apprenticeship Standards — Cyber Security Technologist (including both Cyber Security Technologist and Cyber Risk Analyst specialisms) and Cyber Intrusion Analyst, as set out in the published standards and accompanying Occupational Briefs and Assessment Plans.

This will be for the first phase of recruitment, with further phases potentially delivering for employers in other critical sectors and under other cyber security Apprenticeship standards as they become available.

The scope of the services being tendered covers recruitment of individuals to take up cyber security apprenticeships with employers in target sectors, initially energy and transport, including delivering a rigorous assessment to ensure high calibre candidates. As the service required is to deliver end-to-end recruitment, also included will be associated marketing required to attract applicants, and on-boarding of successful applicants.

Delivery will be required in phases, with one or more cohorts of apprentices throughout the years of the contract. In subsequent years these and further standards may be relevant, as further cyber security standards are developed. Further critical sectors may also be included in subsequent years.

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

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 05/01/2017
End: 04/01/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 05/12/2016
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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 months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 05/12/2016
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Recruitment-services./2R9H94F45P

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/2R9H94F45P

GO Reference: GO-2016114-PRO-9065091.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Department for Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street
London
SW1A 2BQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2072116000
E-mail: commercial@culture.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

04/11/2016

 

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