HS2 Recruitment Search and Selection Services Contract

HS2 Recruitment Search and Selection Services Contract

High Speed Two (HS2) Limited intends to procure a series of Contracts with companies for certain recruitment search and selection services for highly senior and/or technically specialist roles.


Contract summary


Construction and Real Estate, Printing and Publishing

Location of contract


Value of contract (£)


Published date

09 June 2015

Closing date

22 June 2015

Contract start date

01 August 2015

Contract end date

31 July 2018


High Speed Two (HS2) Limited intends to procure a series of Contracts with companies for certain recruitment search and selection services for highly senior and/or technically specialist roles. The Employer seeks Expressions of Interests from companies who wish to be invited to tender to provide these Services. The Suppliers shall identify and help recruit high-calibre candidates who possess the necessary skills, experience and potential to drive the HS2 project forward and deliver on a range of challenging objectives. The Services shall include: (i) candidate search and attraction – including certain advertising and marketing services; and (ii) candidate assessment and evaluation. The Contract outcomes (subject to confirmation prior to the issue of Invitations to Tenders) shall be that, in respect of each vacancy: (i) the role was filled by an appropriate candidate, proposed by the Supplier; (ii) the role was filled by an appropriate candidate possessing exceptional skills, ability and experience; (iii) the Supplier contacted a diverse range of exceptional candidates from a diverse, potentially global field, who were not necessarily scanning mainstream media for such opportunities; (iv) the Supplier’s selection process demonstrated transparency and fairness at each stage, recognising equality and diversity, enabling the role to be offered to the most appropriate candidate; (v) the Supplier conveyed to all candidates that HS2 Ltd is a modern, progressive employer offering specific career opportunities to senior and highly specialist technical staff.

About the buyer


One Canada Square

Canary Wharf


E14 5AB




Other information


HS2 Ltd will host this tender opportunity using its own e-sourcing portal powered by BravoSolutions. In order to access the tender documents, suppliers must undertake the following steps. Registration If your organisation is not already registered on the HS2 eSourcing Portal, please follow the following steps: a) Follow the link: https://hs2.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html b) Click the ‘Register now!’ link. c) Click “I agree” on the User Agreement, followed by “next”. d) Enter your business and user details. e) Note the username you use and click ‘save’ when complete. f) You will then receive an e-mail with your unique password. For noting, it is possible for your organisation to register more than once and therefore it may be worth double checking with your sales team that you are not already registered. Confidentiality Undertaking: At the same time as registering on the eSourcing Portal, please register your interest by emailing HS2Procurement@hs2.org.uk, clearly stating “Project_355 Secretariat Support for Design Panels” in the subject field. Please mark the email FAO Sarah Dixon. HS2 Ltd will then send you a confidentiality undertaking which you must sign prior to getting access to the tender documents on the HS2 eSourcing Portal. Accessing the tender documents: Once you have registered on the HS2 eSourcing Portal, and HS2 Ltd has received your signed confidentiality undertaking, please follow the following steps to access the tender documents: a) Login using your unique username and password. b) Click on the ‘My ITTs’ link. c) Click on the ITT code. You can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘settings and buyer attachments’ in the actions box. d) Download the documents relating to the ITT. Click ‘attachments’ on the left hand side. The number in brackets refers to number of documents that need to be downloaded. Click on the bold and underlined filename. Select ‘save’ and store on your PC. Please note that when full access to the eSourcing Portal has been received, all communications must take place through this mechanism. Instructions on completing the ITT through the HS2 eSourcing Portal are contained in the ITT Guidance documents. If you need any further assistance in reference to the system, please contact the BravoSolution helpdesk which is available Monday to Friday (8:00 am to 18:00 pm) GMT via email – help@bravosolution.co.uk or by telephone on +44 8003684850.

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.

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