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
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
County Hall, Market Road
Contact person: Andrew Beaver
Telephone: +44 3330136253
NUTS code: UKH3
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Pre Employment Checks
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
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
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
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.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The contract may be extended for a period of up to 12 months.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
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Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
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.
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GO Reference: GO-2019828-PRO-15304477
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: