Provide Recruitment Services to Network Rail

Provide Recruitment Services to Network Rail

TAPAS covers four service offerings, incorporating the following: 1. Recruitment strategy, communications and assessment: 2. Permanent preferred supplier list – for permanent and fixed term recruitment.

United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Recruitment services

2017/S 094-185059

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
The Quadrant, Elder Gate
Milton Keynes
NW1 2DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8457114141
E-mail: joanne.jackson2@networkrail.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.networkrail.co.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/guest/go/opportunity/detail?opportunityId=29607
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/guest/go/opportunity/detail?opportunityId=29607
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Talent attraction, psychometric and assessment services (TAPAS).

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79600000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Network Rail is seeking a recruitment solution master vendor to provide all services, tailored to suit each of the four devolved resourcing functions.

The master vendor is required to provide the Network Rail resourcing teams with the tools they need to find the right people for the right roles, and to support where internal skills and/or capability or capacity is not available.

Talent attraction, psychometric and assessment services (TAPAS)

TAPAS covers four service offerings, incorporating the following:

1. Recruitment strategy, communications and assessment:

2. Permanent preferred supplier list (PSL) — for permanent and fixed term recruitment

3. Psychometric testing

4. Emerging talent campaign management (graduate and apprentice).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 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)

79611000
79610000
79612000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Network Rail is seeking a recruitment solution master vendor to provide all services, tailored to suit each of the four devolved resourcing functions.

The master vendor is required to provide the Network Rail resourcing teams with the tools they need to find the right people for the right roles, and to support where internal skills and/or capability or capacity is not available.

Talent attraction, psychometric and assessment services (TAPAS)

TAPAS covers four service offerings, incorporating the following:

1. Recruitment strategy, communications and assessment:

2. Permanent preferred supplier list (PSL) — for permanent and fixed term recruitment

3. Psychometric testing

4. Emerging talent campaign management (graduate and apprentice).

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As per documents.

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

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

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 a single operator
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: no
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: 06/06/2017
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 22/06/2017

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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Network Rail
The Quadrant, Elder Gate
Milton Keynes
MK9 1EN
United KingdomInternet address:www.networkrail.co.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:

12/05/2017

 

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