Recruitment advertising services Surrey

Recruitment advertising services Surrey

Hanover Housing Association.

United Kingdom-Staines: Advertising services

2014/S 097-169793

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Hanover Housing Association
Hanover House, 1 Bridge Close
For the attention of: Zoe Carlsen-Jones
TW18 4TB Staines
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1784446000
E-mail: zoe.carlsen-jones@hanover.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Recruitment advertising services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 13: Advertising services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Nationwide.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Hanover wish to appoint a contract for recruitment advertising.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

793410007960000079340000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The contract will run for three years with the option to extend for up to two years. (Estimated contract value based on maximum 5 years).
Estimated value excluding VAT: 283 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.2.2015. Completion 31.1.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Deposits or guarantees if required by Hanover will be set out in the contract documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

The main financing conditions and payment arrangements applicable to this procurement will be set out in the contract documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Under the contract the provider and its supply chain will be required to actively participate in the achievement of social objectives relating to participation in skills development, employment and training programmes.
Under the contract the service provider and its supply chain will also be required to actively participate in the achievement of environmental policy objectives (including, without limitation, energy efficiency related objectives).
Accordingly the contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. Further details of any such conditions will be included in the contract documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://hanover.bravosolution.co.ukand click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3.

Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 26 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as set out in the pre qualification questionnaire available from the website set out in section IV.3.1 and must be returned in accordance with the instructions on that website by the date in section IV.3.4.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum levels of standards required by Hanover for technical capacity will be set out in the pre qualification questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 26 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as set out in the pre qualification questionnaire available from the website set out in section IV.3.1 and must be returned in accordance with the instructions on that website by the date in section IV.3.4.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Minimum levels of standards required by Hanover for technical capacity will be set out in the pre qualification questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 6
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

HHA-169

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

9.6.2014 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

1.7.2014

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://hanover.bravosolution.co.ukand click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).

2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs /ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link.
(These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) – You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC4V 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2074976000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Office of Government and Commerce
Rosebury Court, St Andrews Business Park
NR7 0HS Norfolk, Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Hanover will observe a standstill period following award of a contract(s) and will conduct itself in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended by the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009).

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Office of Government and Commerce
Rosebury Court, St Andrews Park
NR7 0HS Norfolk, Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16.5.2014

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