Recruitment and Management of Social Workers Birmingham
Birmingham City Council is inviting tenders for an organisation to act as a master vendor for the end-to-end processes to manage the recruitment and management of children’s agency social workers.
United Kingdom-Birmingham: Recruitment services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Birmingham City Council, Corporate Procurement Services
10 Woodcock Street
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement Services
B4 7WB Birmingham
Telephone: +44 1214648000
Fax: +44 1213037322
General address of the contracting authority: www.finditinbirmingham.com
Address of the buyer profile: www.in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKG31
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 50 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
It is a mandatory requirement that tenderers demonstrate their operation of a dedicated operational hub for children’s agency social workers.
The contract will commence in August 2015 and run for a period of up to four years, with a break clause after two years.
BCC will be using its e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this framework and providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest and download details. The web address is https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc/aspx/Home
Registration and use of in-tend is free. All correspondence for this procurement process must be via the in-tend correspondence function. If you are unable to register with in-tend please either email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0121 464 8000.
The latest date for requests for tender documentations is 1 200 hours, Wednesday 27 May 2015.
Your completed Invitation to Tender documents should be returned by noon on Monday 1 June 2015 using the Supplier Portal.
For more information contact Charlie Short, Assistant Category Manager on 0121 464 0099 or email email@example.com
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
No special legal form is required but in the case of group bidders the authority requires that a prime service provider assumes primary liability for the group and that each organisation in the group accepts joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: The successful tenderer will be required to participate actively in the service related economic, social and environmental regeneration of the locality of and surrounding the place of delivery for the procurement. Accordingly, tender evaluation and contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social, economic and environmental considerations.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Tender Documentation.
As set out in the Tender Documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Tender Documentation.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
BCC will be using its e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this procurement process and providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest. The web address is https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc Registration and use of in-tend is free. All correspondence for this procurement process must be via the in-tend correspondence function. If you are unable to register with in-tend please either email us firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0121 464 8000. If you are interested in tendering please click on the following link to access Birmingham City Councils tender Portal: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc/ and submit your details to register as a bidder. We will send you a log on and password so you can download the tender documentation.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: