Recruitment Preferred Supplier List

Recruitment Preferred Supplier List

The purpose of this tender is to establish National Citizen Service’s Preferred Supplier List for the provision of permanent, temporary, contractors and fixed term roles candidates.

United Kingdom-London: Recruitment services

2018/S 063-140108

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

National Citizen Service
The Pembroke Building, Kensington Village, Avonmore Road
London
W14 8DG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8001978010
E-mail: procurement@ncstrust.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.ncsyes.co.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.ncs.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.ncs.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Agency Recruitment Services including, permanent, fixed term, contractors and agency temps.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79600000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this tender is to establish NCS’s Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for the provision of permanent, temporary, contractors and fixed term roles candidates. It is planned that the PSL will cover the full range of job roles. The objective is to achieve better value for money and quality of service.

NCS’s Trust will evaluate the responses received in the line with evaluation criteria provided with the ITT and will select the highest ranking agencies who will be included on the PSL for the supply of recruitment services for 1 year with the option to extend for a further 12 months.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

79610000
79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this tender is to establish NCS’s Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for the provision of permanent, temporary, contractors and fixed term roles candidates. It is planned that the PSL will cover the full range of job roles. The objective is to achieve better value for money and quality of service.

NCS’s Trust will evaluate the responses received in the line with evaluation criteria provided with the ITT and will select the highest ranking agencies who will be included on the PSL for the supply of recruitment services for 1 year with the option to extend for a further 12 months.

It is our intention to shortlist up to 6 agencies per job discipline, to invite ITT stage.

It is our intention to award contracts to up to 3 agencies per job discipline. The trust anticipates that the PSL will consist of both specialised and broad recruitment agencies.

NCS Trust has a requirement for support with recruitment of the roles outlined above.

Last year NCS Trust spent around 638 000 GBP in fees for.

In 2017 — 2018 NCT Trust’s permanent headcount increased by over 100 permanent employees ranging from entry level roles to C-level positions on our Senior Leadership. We anticipate growth by approx. the same number in 2018-19 with the majority of our roles being based at our London office and a small number in our other UK offices located in Newcastle and Exeter.

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: 1 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Via OJEU.

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: yes
Description of options:

With the option to extend for further 12 months.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

As per ITT documents.

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As per ITT document.

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

Restricted procedure

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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 36
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: 30/04/2018
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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: 3 (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

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The purpose of this tender is to establish NCS’s Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for the provision of permanent, temporary, contractors and fixed term roles candidates. It is planned that the PSL will cover the full range of job roles. The objective is to achieve better value for money and quality of service.

NCS’s Trust will evaluate the responses received in the line with evaluation criteria provided with the ITT and will select the highest ranking agencies who will be included on the PSL for the supply of recruitment services for 1 year with the option to extend for a further 12 months.

It is our intention to shortlist up to 6 agencies per job discipline, to invite ITT stage.

It is our intention to award contracts to up to 3 agencies per job discipline. The trust anticipates that the PSL will consist of both specialised and broad recruitment agencies.

NCS Trust has a requirement for support with recruitment of the roles outlined above.

Last year NCS Trust spent around 638 000 GBP in fees for.

In 2017 — 2018 NCT Trust’s permanent headcount increased by over 100 permanent employees ranging from entry level roles to C-level positions on our Senior Leadership. We anticipate growth by approx. the same number in 2018-19 with the majority of our roles being based at our London office and a small number in our other UK offices located in Newcastle and Exeter.

Business Objectives:

4.3.1 The aim of this procurement is to establish the PSL and achieve the following objectives:

— a keener, fixed rate percentage charged on a candidate’s year gross salary at appointment or a fixed fee per hire,

— the capability of suppliers to fulfil the roles required by NCS Trust,

— to achieve value for money through savings and the hiring of quality candidates,

— competitive refund / rebate policy for candidates that leave shortly after joining (within 6 months of their start date, either through their own choice or through failure to pass probationary period),

— improved payment terms,

— Consistent Terms and Conditions across the PSL,

— key contact at the agency.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NCS Trust
London
United Kingdom
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:

28/03/2018

 

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