HMRC Executive Search and Selection 2014

HMRC Executive Search and Selection 2014

There are over 3 500 senior roles within the Civil Service, and departments will be looking to fill a number of vacancies, across a range of business areas and professions during the first quarter of 2014/15.

United Kingdom-Salford: Recruitment services

2014/S 098-171921

Simplified contract notice on a dynamic purchasing system

This notice is covered by: Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

5th Floor West Ralli Quays, 3 Stanley Street
M60 9LA Salford

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity:

Electronic access to information:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

Other: Direct & Indirect Taxes

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

The contracting authority/entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities: yes

Ralli Quays, 3 Stanley Street
M60 9LA Salford


Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:

HMRC Dynamic Purchasing System – Executive Search and Selection 2014 Q1.

II.2)Type of contract


II.3)Short description of the specific contract:

Recruitment services. Placement services of personnel. Staff development services. Career guidance services. HMRC Dynamic Purchasing System – Executive Search and Selection 2014 Q1.
There are over 3 500 senior roles within the Civil Service, and departments will be looking to fill a number of vacancies, across a range of business areas and professions during the first quarter of 2014/15.
For positions that cannot be filled through internally managed routes, either Civil Service Resourcing (on behalf of civil service departments) or vacancy holding Civil Service organisations may look to engage the services of external suppliers to support the recruitment process.

II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.5)Quantity or scope of the specific contract:

The following list gives an indication of the vacancies that could potentially be offered to the external suppliers,but others may also arise during the June 2014 period. Profession / Area – IT/Digital, Role/Level – Deputy Director (3 Positions),Digital Delivery/Digital Academy (4 Positions),Director of Change & IT (1 Position), Corporate Services Group Head of Digital IT & Change (1 Position), Service Architect (1 Position), Estimated Time of Engagement – June 2014 : Profession/Area – Change Management/PPM, Role/Level – Deputy Director (1 Position, Estimated Time of Engagement – June 2014: Profession/Area – Risk & Compliance, Role/Level – Credit Risk Debt/Operational Risk (2 Positions), Estimated Time of Engagement – June 2014 : Profession/Area – Finance, Role/Level – Investment Director/Mezzanine Lending, Estimated Time of Engagement – June 2014 : Profession/Area – HR, Role/Level – Director (1 Position), Estimated Time of Engagement – June 2014 : Profession/Area – Data Collection (2 Positions), Estimated Time of Engagement – June 2014 : Profession/Area – Strategy, Role/Level – Chief Medical Officer (1 Position), Estimated Time of Engagement – June 2014 : Profession/Area – Communications, Role/Level – Communications (1 Position), Estimated Time of Engagement – June 2014 : Profession/Area – Leadership, Role/Level – Director General/Perm Secretary (2 Positions), Estimated Time of Engagement – June 2014.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 350 000 and 600 000 GBP

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedureOpen
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity:

IV.2.2)Previous publication (Contract Notice) providing more information about the dynamic purchasing system

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 39-065129 of 25.2.2014

IV.2.3)Time limit for submission of indicative tenders for the specific contract

2.6.2014 – 09:00

IV.2.4)Language(s) in which tenders may be drawn up


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Additional information:

HMRC is using the Crown Commercial Service e-Sourcing (e-Tendering) tool for this DPS on behalf of CS Resourcing. Consequently formal applications are to be submitted by completing an on-line Questionnaire. Information about the e-Sourcing tool/application can be obtained from

Economic operators who have complied with the foregoing will receive details of how to access the on-line Questionnaire (Indicative Tender (bid)). If an email response is not received please check your spam filters.
Applications not submitted in the required form (or containing the requested information) may be rejected.(When requesting access to the online Questionnaire, please notify the Authority if you have any accessibility issues (disabilities), which may prevent you from providing a high quality response using the e-sourcing tool/application. All communications shall be in English. Tenders, when invited, and all supporting documentation must be priced in Sterling and all payments under the contract will be in Sterling. Any contract or agreement resulting from the DPS will be considered as a contract made in England according to English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. The Authority does not bind itself to accept any Indicative Tender (bid) and reserves the right to accept any part of the Indicative Tender (bid) unless the tenderer expressly stipulates to the contrary. The Race Relations Act 1976, as amended by the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 (RRA), gives the Authority a statutory duty to promote race equality. In order to fully comply with its duty under the RRA, the Authority will take steps to ensure that its procurement activity and resulting contracts also promote race equality.
The Authority expressly reserves the right (i) not to award any contract as a result of the DPS process commenced by publication of this notice; and (ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the competition; and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates. There can be no guarantee of subsequent call-off contracts being awarded, any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of potential suppliers. Any orders placed under this DPS will form a separate contract under the scope of this DPS between the supplier and the specific requesting other Contracting Body.
The Authority has established a DPS for use by the following Contracting Bodies and UK public sector bodies(and any future successors to these bodies) Central Government Departments, Executive Agencies and NDPBs.
The government departments detailed in the following list are likely to use the DPS, which includes ‘the Ministry of Defence and its agencies, trading funds and non departmental public bodies’ as well as any other UK government department listed in the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Public Sector Classification Guide,which is updated monthly and can be found at the following link:

The Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SME’s). However the evaluation of Indicative Tender (bid)s will be based solely on the criteria setout for the DPS.
Public Corporations:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
BNFL plc.
Export Credits Guarantee Department.
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.
Royal Mail Group plc.
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority.
Partnerships UK.
Royal Mint.
Defence Aviation Repair Agency (DARA).
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl).
Met Office.
UK Hydrographic Office.
Forensic Science Service.
Actis Capital LLP.
CDC Group plc.
Working Links Limited.
British Waterways Authority.
Covent Garden Market Authority.
Channel 4.
The Tote.
Ordnance Survey.
QEII Conference Centre.
Northern Ireland Water.
Scottish Water.
Local Authorities. NDPBs.

National Parks Authorities.
Educational Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Education including Schools, Universities and Colleges but NOT.
Independent Schools.
Police Forces in the United Kingdom.
Fire and Rescue Services (including Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland).
NHS Bodies England including Acute Trusts, Ambulance Trusts, Primary Care trusts, Care Trusts, NHS Hospital Trusts, Foundation Trusts, Strategic Health Authorities, Mental Health Trusts, Special Health Authorities,Community Health Councils, Local Health Boards, NHS Trusts, including Ambulance Trusts. (There is also adrill down to NHS Doctors making them ‘easily identifiable’).
Hospices in UK including Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations).
Third Sector and Charities.
Citizens Advice.
Scottish Public Bodies.
Scottish Government.
Scottish Local Authorities.
Scottish Agencies, NDPBs.
Scottish NHS Bodies.
Scottish Further and Higher Education Bodies.
Scottish Police.
Scottish Fire and Rescue.
Scottish Housing Associations.
Scottish Parliament.
The Scotland Office.
Scotland Citizens Advice.
Scottish Schools.
Primary Schools.
Secondary Schools.
Special Schools.
Welsh Public Bodies National Assembly for Wales, Welsh Assembly Government and Welsh Local Authorities.
NHS Wales.
NHS Wales GP Practices.
NI Public Bodies.
Northern Ireland Government Departments.
Northern Ireland Public Sector Bodies and Local Authorities.
Schools in Northern Ireland.
Further and Higher Education in Northern Ireland.
Health and Social care in Northern Ireland.
Police Service of Northern Ireland.
Citizens Advice Northern Ireland
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GO Reference: GO-2014519-PRO-5680205

VI.2)Date of dispatch of this notice:


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