Non Clinical Temporary and Fixed Term Staff – Pan-Government Framework

Non Clinical Temporary and Fixed Term Staff – Pan-Government Framework

Crown Commercial Service as the Authority is putting in place a Pan Government collaborative framework contract for use by UK (and any Crown Dependencies) Public Sector bodies.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2019/S 082-195390

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Non Clinical Temporary and Fixed Term Staff

Reference number: RM6160

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service as the Authority is putting in place a Pan Government collaborative framework contract for use by UK (and any Crown Dependencies) Public Sector bodies identified at VI.3) (and any future successors to these organisations), which include Central Government Departments and their Arm’s Length Bodies and agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies and Local Authorities.

The above Public Sector bodies have a need for Non Clinical Temporary and Fixed Term Staff.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

There are no restrictions to the number of lots a bidder can place a bid for.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Admin and Clerical Supply

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79510000
79520000
79550000
79560000
79570000
79610000
79612000
79621000
79622000
79623000
79630000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement is for the supply of Non Clinical Temporary and Fixed Term Staff from both Employment Businesses and Employment Agencies as detailed in Attachment 1a Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the Invitation to Tender. The Supplier must cover all roles related to this lot as described in Schedule 1 Appendix A — Person Specification.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 20
Price – Weighting: 80

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 260 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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

It is envisaged that a framework contract will be awarded to 72 suppliers for this lot.

The maximum number of suppliers for this lot may increase where 2 or more bidders have tied scores in the last position. We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidder whose final score is within 1 % of the last position for each lot. The last position for Lot 1 is 72nd position.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Corporate Functions

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72220000
79200000
79410000
79420000
79430000
79510000
79520000
79530000
79540000
79550000
79560000
79570000
79610000
79612000
79621000
79622000
79623000
79630000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement is for the supply of Non Clinical Temporary and Fixed Term Staff from both Employment Businesses and Employment Agencies as detailed in Attachment 1a Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the Invitation to Tender. The Supplier must cover all roles related to this lot as described in Schedule 1 Appendix A — Person Specification.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 20
Price – Weighting: 80

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 880 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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

It is envisaged that a framework contract will be awarded to 87 suppliers for this lot.

The maximum number of suppliers for this lot may increase where 2 or more bidders have tied scores in the last position. We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidder whose final score is within 1 % of the last position for each lot. The last position for Lot 2 is 87th position.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

IT Professionals

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48814100
48814200
48814300
48814400
48814500
72224100
72224200
79610000
79620000
79621000
79622000
79623000
79630000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement is for the supply of Non Clinical Temporary and Fixed Term Staff from both Employment Businesses and Employment Agencies as detailed in Attachment 1a Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the Invitation to Tender. The Supplier must cover all roles related to this lot as described in Schedule 1 Appendix A — Person Specification.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 20
Price – Weighting: 80

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 700 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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

It is envisaged that a framework contract will be awarded to 62 suppliers for this lot.

The maximum number of suppliers for this lot may increase where 2 or more bidders have tied scores in the last position. We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidder whose final score is within 1 % of the last position for each lot. The last position for Lot 3 is 62nd position.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Legal Supply

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79500000
79610000
79620000
79621000
79622000
79623000
79630000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement is for the supply of Non Clinical Temporary and Fixed Term Staff from both Employment Businesses and Employment Agencies as detailed in Attachment 1a Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the Invitation to Tender. The Supplier must cover all roles related to this lot as described in Schedule 1 Appendix A — Person Specification.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 20
Price – Weighting: 80

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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

It is envisaged that a framework contract will be awarded to 8 suppliers for this lot.

The maximum number of suppliers for this lot may increase where 2 or more bidders have tied scores in the last position. We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidder whose final score is within 1 % of the last position for each lot. The last position for Lot 4 is 8th position.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Clinical Coding

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48814000
79610000
79620000
79630000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement is for the supply of Non Clinical Temporary and Fixed Term Staff from both Employment Businesses and Employment Agencies as detailed in Attachment 1a Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the Invitation to Tender. The Supplier must cover all roles related to this lot as described in Schedule 1 Appendix A — Person Specification.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 20
Price – Weighting: 80

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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

It is envisaged that a framework contract will be awarded to 11 suppliers for this lot.

The maximum number of suppliers for this lot may increase where 2 or more bidders have tied scores in the last position. We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidder whose final score is within 1 % of the last position for each lot. The last position for Lot 5 is 11th position.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Ancillary Staff

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45310000
45320000
45330000
45340000
45350000
45410000
45420000
45430000
45440000
45450000
50246000
79610000
79620000
79621000
79622000
79623000
79630000
79710000
79930000
79960000
90900000
98360000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement is for the supply of Non Clinical Temporary and Fixed Term Staff from both Employment Businesses and Employment Agencies as detailed in Attachment 1a Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the Invitation to Tender. The Supplier must cover all roles related to this lot as described in Schedule 1 Appendix A — Person Specification.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 20
Price – Weighting: 80

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 140 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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

It is envisaged that a Framework Contract will be awarded to 60 suppliers for this lot.

The maximum number of suppliers for this lot may increase where 2 or more bidders have tied scores in the last position. We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidder whose final score is within 1 % of the last position for each lot. The last position for Lot 6 is 60th position.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the 2015 Public Contract Regulations (implementing the Directive) on the basis of information provided in response to an Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) registering for access.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 300
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 072-159661

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

Date: 23/05/2019
Local time: 15:00
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/05/2019
Local time: 15:01

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:

The value provided in Section II.1.5 is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to suppliers any business through this framework agreement.

As part of this Contract Notice the following documents can be accessed at: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/78bb6ab8-a8ed-4907-8938-062a76dde81a

1) Notice RM6160 — Contract Notice Authorised Customer List Crown Commercial Service Framework Agreement;

2) Notice RM6160 — Contract Notice Reserved rights for Crown Commercial Service Framework Agreement;

3) Notice RM6160 — Contract Notice Transparency Info Crown Commercial Service Framework Agreement;

4) Notice RM6160 — Contract Notice Crown Commercial Service Framework Agreement Lot Structure and Number of Awards;

5) Notice RM6160 — Contract Notice Crown Commercial Service Framework Agreement Further Additional Information;

6) Notice RM6160 — Contract Notice Crown Commercial Service Framework Agreement Process.

Registering for access:

This procurement will be managed electronically via the BravoSolution eSourcing tool. This will be the route for sharing all information and communicating with potential providers. If you have recently registered on the BravoSolution portal for another CCS procurement you can use the same account for this new procurement. If not, you will first need to register your organisation on the portal.

To register, you will need to:

1) Go to the URL: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

2) Select the link “I am a new supplier user”;

3) Read and agree to the portal user agreement;

4) Complete the registration form, providing information including:

— the full legal name of your organisation,

— your company registration number,

— your DUNS number — a unique nine-digit number provided to organisations free of charge by Dun&Bradstreet,

— user and contact details.

Once you have registered on the BravoSolution eSourcing tool, you will be able to express your interest in this specific procurement. Your registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

Note: If you require additional users from your organisation to see the Invitation to Tender ITT, do not repeat the above process as this will create a new separate organisation account; instead the registered user can add additional users to the existing supplier organisation account via “User Management” > “Manage Users” > “Users” > “Create”.

Expressing an interest:

To express your interest in this procurement:

1) Login to the BravoSolution eSourcing Suite portal: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

2) On the dashboard select the link ITTs Open to All Suppliers;

3) On the “ITTs Open to All Suppliers” webpage you will see one or more procurements listed, click on the procurement name you wish to access;

4) Click on Express Interest at the top of the next screen;

5) You can now access the published documents in the BravoSolution portal.

For assistance please contact the eSourcing Help-desk operated by BravoSolution by email at

help@bravosolution.co.uk or call 0800 069 8630.

II.2.7) Framework contract duration is for a period of 24 months but includes an option to extend for 12 months plus an additional option for a further 12 months. This decision will be at the discretion of The Authority (Crown Commercial Service).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.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:

23/04/2019