Recruitment Contract – SRO for Law Enforcement Technology Programme

Recruitment Contract – SRO for Law Enforcement Technology Programme

 We are therefore seeking a portfolio director to oversee the law enforcement technology portfolio. Scope of Requirement: Response Handling • Attend a planning meeting with the recruiting line manager, SCS recruitment team and Civil Service Commissioner/Public Appointments Assessor to discuss and agree the role and person specification, the search and advertising strategies, and timetable. 

PS 469 – SRO for Law Enforcement Technology Programme

Reference number:RM4392

Deadline date:28/07/2014

This deadline is for…Expressions of Interest

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out:United Kingdom

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:CCS – Crown Commercial Services

Description of the contract

Under this government, policing has seen the widest ranging programme of reform in recent years. That reform has included the abolition of police authorities and the creation of Police and Crime Commissioners, as well as the establishment of the College of Policing. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) have also been given additional powers. Tom Winsor’s Independent Review of Police Officer and Staff Remuneration and Conditions, along with the Hutton Review of Public Sector Pensions introduced the most significant reforms to police pay and conditions of service for generations. Significant as those reforms have been, they are not the end of the story. There is much still to be done to complete their implementation. Furthermore, policing faces a range of intense challenges to which it must respond: fast changing technology and cultural shifts mean the old investigative and operational approaches may no longer be as effective. There has been extensive media coverage of allegations of police corruption and of failures by police officers to investigate crimes properly due to incompetence, prejudice or lack of resources. The public is more demanding of those who serve it, including the police. All this comes at a time of financial austerity; if levels of service for the public are to be maintained, the police must work more innovatively and more collaboratively, both within policing and with other agencies, than ever before. The Home Office is responsible for a range of major technology change programme which are vital for the future success of police forces and other law enforcement partners. The three major programmes are: • Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) and the Airborne Data Link (ADL) project. • Biometrics Programme, which aims to consolidate multiple existing capabilities for fingerprints, DNA and facial images. • Law Enforcement Data Programme, which will develop the future digital, data and mobile services that support law enforcement activity, replacing or modernising a range of existing systems. There is real benefit in having a coordinated approach to delivery of those programmes. We are therefore seeking a portfolio director to oversee the law enforcement technology portfolio. Scope of Requirement: Response Handling • Attend a planning meeting with the recruiting line manager, SCS recruitment team and Civil Service Commissioner/Public Appointments Assessor to discuss and agree the role and person specification, the search and advertising strategies, and timetable. • To respond to requests for applications. To receive, log and acknowledge applications about the post and answer queries. • Prepare longlist, shortlist and interview packs and circulate them to panel members • Sift applications against agreed competence criteria for the role. Make recommendations as to the suitability of each candidate based on their submitted application. Meet the panel to agree a longlist of candidates to be taken forward to preliminary interviews. • Undertake interviews of longlisted candidates to include a comprehensive evaluation against the competencies for the role. Make recommendations as to the suitability of each candidate and document the reasons why candidates have been rated in a particular order and agree a shortlist with the panel • Notify successful and unsuccessful candidates of the outcome at each stage of the campaign • Take references for candidates at either shortlist or interview stage • Attend a wash-up meeting post interviews and provide feedback to all candidates at the end of the search and selection process. • Assist with securing the appointment of the preferred candidate, including securing any references that were not forthcoming before the final panel interview etc. • Provide weekly campaign updates and statistics on the search and selection, including diversity Advertising • Following the planning meeting with the panel members, identify and recommend suitable media, preferably online, to be used to advertise the vacancy to attract a diverse and high calibre field of candidates whilst achieving value for money. • Produce an advert and candidate pack. Executive Search • Attend a briefing session with the recruiting line manager, SCS recruitment team and Civil Service Commissioner/Public Appointments Assessor to gain a full understanding of the role. • Provide a Full Search approach through actively sourcing and researching the market place to find the right individuals for the post; the process is researching the market place against specific criteria/areas of expertise being sought, contact and liaising with the individuals actively over a period of time with the aim of encouraging them to apply for the post. This approach also involves using networks/contacts to provide names of people who can either act as a source and/or a potential candidate. • Provide written weekly reports on the progress of the search in a format agreed with the recruiting line manager and SCS recruitment team and if requested, take part in weekly update phone calls with members of the panel.

 

Classification of the contract

79600000Recruitment services

Additional information

Contract type:Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract:6 Months

Who to contact

Contact nameArran Price

Organisation nameCCS – Crown Commercial Services

AddressRoom 2Y92 Concept House, Cardiff Road, Newport, Gwent, NP10 8QQ

Telephone01633 811600

Extension number:

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How to apply

CCS uses an eSourcing toolkit to enable its sourcing activities to be conducted over the Internet. Any organisation intending to submit an expression of interest must be registered as a supplier with the CCS eSourcing Portal. To register, visit the Portal’s Login Page at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk and complete the online registration form by clicking on the “Register Supplier Organization” link at the top of the page. The entire process should take no more than 10 minutes and need only be completed once. Passwords are issued via email, normally within 1 working day. Please contact the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Supplier help line on 0345 010 3503. Once registered, organisations intending to submit an expression of interest must send an email to cclpcoe@ccs.gsi.gov.uk any time up to, but no later than 12.00pm Monday 28h July 2014. The email should be entitled (RM4392) PS 469 – SRO for Law Enforcement Technology Programme and contain the following details: your organisation’s name; your contact’s email address; your contact’s name and your contact’s telephone number. Additionally when bidders submit their expression of interest they will need to provide their bank details on letter headed paper, an email address for any potential purchase orders to be despatched to and contact details for relevant contact. Any expressions of interest not submitted in the required form (or containing the requested information) may be rejected. If, however, you believe that there are reasons as to why you would be unable to use the eSourcing service, please let us know by emailing cclpcoe@ccs.gsi.gov.uk, and we will consider how best to overcome your difficulties.

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