Pre-Employment Checks Tender

Pre-Employment Checks Tender

Essex County Council is seeking to replace its current service provision with a service that will include a wider range of pre-employment checks.

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Software package and information systems

2019/S 167-408814

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Essex County Council
County Hall, Market Road
Chelmsford
CM1 1QH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Andrew Beaver
Telephone: +44 3330136253
E-mail: andrew.beaver@essex.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH3
Internet address(es):Main address: www.delta-esourcing.com

Address of the buyer profile: www.essex.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Software-package-and-information-systems./X4475773ZZ
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Software-package-and-information-systems./X4475773ZZ
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Pre Employment Checks

Reference number: 0817

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Essex County Council (ECC) eDBS Service currently processes Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks for internal staff, and also provides the service to external customer organisations across the UK. ECC is seeking to replace its current service provision with a service that will include a wider range of pre-employment checks. For further information please see the specification available on the portal.

Potential suppliers must be licensed to carry out eDBS checks.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Essex County Council (ECC) eDBS Service currently processes Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks for internal staff, and also provides the service to external customer organisations across the UK. The current split of checks is approx. 20 % internal to 80 % external. ECC is seeking to replace its current service provision with a service that will include a wider range of pre-employment checks. The system shall be candidate driven with minimal manual intervention by ECC. This shall include technology which enhances customer experience to ensure we are at the forefront of service provision giving an advantage over competitors such as facial recognition for right to work purposes. The preference is for a cloud-based service with minimal impact on ECC’s infrastructure.

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

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract may be extended for a period of up to 12 months.

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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/X4475773ZZ

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

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
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: 30/09/2019
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/09/2019
Local time: 16:00

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:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

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

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Software-package-and-information-systems./X4475773ZZ

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/X4475773ZZ

GO Reference: GO-2019828-PRO-15304477

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
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:

28/08/2019

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