Executive Search Framework for University of Plymouth

Executive Search Framework for University of Plymouth

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Executive Academic Recruitment. Deputy Vice – Chancellor, Pro Vice – Chancellor, Executive Dean, Institute Director, Head of School, Other Specialist Academic.

United Kingdom-Plymouth: Recruitment services

2016/S 101-180620

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The University of Plymouth
Drake Circus
Contact point(s): Procurement — NUTS Code: UKK41
For the attention of: Stephen Gill: All documents available from https://in-tendhost.co.uk/plymouthuni
PL4 8AA Plymouth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1752582057
E-mail: procurement@plymouth.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/plymouthuni

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/your-university/about-us/university-structure/service-areas/procurement

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Executive Search Framework.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 22: Personnel placement and supply services

NUTS code UKK41

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 9

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 600 000 and 800 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Executive Search Framework.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Executive Academic Recruitment

1)Short description

Deputy Vice — Chancellor, Pro Vice — Chancellor, Executive Dean, Institute Director, Head of School, Other Specialist Academic.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Executive Professional Services

1)Short description

Chief of Service Officer, Service Director.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Non — Executive Appointments

1)Short description

Chair of Board Sub — Committee, Independent Board Member.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All expressions of interest and associated documents must be submitted via the University’s In-Tend electronic tendering site.

URL: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/plymouthuni

Legal position — Means of proof required: Signed Declaration of Good Standing in accordance with Regulation 57 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: VAT number, company accounts for the last 3 years, evidence of Insurances held, statement of contingent liability or loss, statement of any pending litigation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Economic operators must be able to demonstrate that they have been trading for at least 3 years and that the turnover of the office(s) providing the service is not less than 2 times the potential contract value per annum.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Statement of facilities and technical resources, average manpower and managerial staff, details of quality assurance procedures, details of technicians/technical bodies who can assist, list of similar contracts and references, performance against relevant sustainability criteria, which may include environmental and social considerations.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Economic operators must be able to demonstrate their experience of providing similar services into major Higher Education Institutions with a similar financial structure and similar student funding arrangements, to those in the UK.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

SG/UoP/ExecSearchFramework/017/016

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 23.6.2016 – 10:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

23.6.2016 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 45 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23.6.2016 – 12:05
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The University will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24.5.2016

 

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