Recruitment Services Framework

Recruitment Services Framework

Lot 1 — Finance; Lot 2a — Specialist Legal Support; Lot 2b — General Legal Support; Lot 3a — Recruitment; Lot 3b — Occupational Health and Wellbeing;5 Lots.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Recruitment services

2014/S 180-317724

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Inovo, 121 George Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Sheena Thomson
G1 1RD Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3330041400
E-mail: procurement@ore.catapult.org.uk
Fax: +44 3330041399

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ore.catapult.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA20484

Further information can be obtained from: Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
INOVO, 121 George Street
Contact point(s): Procurement and Commercial
For the attention of: Sheena Thomson
G1 1RD Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3330041400
E-mail: procurement@ore.catapult.org.uk
Fax: +44 3330041399
Internet address: http://www.ore.catapult.org.uk

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

Other: Offshore Renewable Energy

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Business Services Framework.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Glasgow and Blyth.

NUTS code UK

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 20

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2

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

Business Services Framework consisting of the following Lots and Sub-Lots.
Lot 1 — Finance;
Lot 2a — Specialist Legal Support;
Lot 2b — General Legal Support;
Lot 3a — Recruitment;
Lot 3b — Occupational Health and Wellbeing;
Lot 3c — Learning and Development;
Lot 3d — Rewards and Benefits;
Lot 3e — Other Human Resources Support;
Lot 4 — Contract and Commercial;
Lot 5 — Other Business Services.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=319846

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000790000006651310079100000791100007911100079112000791300007914000066122000796310007921111079212100,66110000851000008531230085312320804200008000000079998000793130007311000079414000794180007999400071248000,7321000090711100

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

2 year framework agreement with an option to extend for up to a further 24 months.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for up to a further 24 months following initial 2 year period.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Finance

1)Short description

This lot will contain, but will not be limited to:
Financial Management and Reporting;
Insurance;
Payroll;
Banking Services;
Other Finance Support;
Audit.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66122000792121007920000079631000792111106611000066171000

3)Quantity or scope

1.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: 2a. Specialist Legal Support

1)Short description

This Lot will contain, but will not be limited to:
Construction and Engineering;
Capital Projects;
Property;
Environmental;
Planning;
Corporate Tax;
International (EU) Law.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

791000007911000079111000791120007913000079140000

3)Quantity or scope

1.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: 2b. General Legal Support

1)Short description

This Lot will contain but will not be limited to:
Commercial Contracts;
Employment Issues;
Pensions;
Intellectual Property;
Other Commercial matters;
State Aid and Public Procurement;
Due Diligence;
General Corporate Support.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

791000007911000079111000791120007913000079140000

3)Quantity or scope

1.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: 3a. Recruitment

1)Short description

This lot will contain, but will not be limited to:
Specialist (Engineering, Management, Technical).
Business Services (Administration, Finance, Procurement, HR, ICT, Communications and Marketing).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

7960000079000000

3)Quantity or scope

1.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: 3b. Occupational Health and Wellbeing

1)Short description

This lot will contain but will not be limited to:
Occupational Health;
Employee Assistance;
Lifestyle Options.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

853123208531230085100000

3)Quantity or scope

1.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: 3c. Learning and Development

1)Short description

This lot will contain but will not be limited to:
Skills Development;
Professional Qualifications;
E-learning;
Management Development;
Coaching and Mentoring;
Leadership.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

8042000080000000799980008051100080500000

3)Quantity or scope

1.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: 3d. Rewards and Benefits

1)Short description

This lot will contain but will not be limited to:
Salary Benchmarking;
Performance related Pay Structures;
Total Reward.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

185300007311000073210000

3)Quantity or scope

1.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: 3e. Other Human Resources Support

1)Short description

This lot will contain but will not be limited to:
Policies and Procedures;
Projects and Presentations;
General workload;
Best Practise.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79414000

3)Quantity or scope

1.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Contract and Commercial

1)Short description

This lot will contain, but will not be limited to:
Procurement Initiatives;
Project Support;
Benchmarking;
Skills and Knowledge Transfer.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

799940007941800072224000

3)Quantity or scope

1.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Other Business Services

1)Short description

This lot will contain, but will not be limited to:
Economic Research;
Market Research;
Risk Management;
Strategy &and Change Management.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

722210007311000073210000

3)Quantity or scope

1.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
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:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) A statement of the candidate’s average annual number of staff and managerial staff over the previous 3 years;
(2) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract;
(3) All candidates will be required to provide certification from an independent body attesting conformity to environmental management standards in accordance with the Community Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS); or the European standard BS EN ISO 14001;
(4) All candidates will be required to provide certification drawn up by an independent body attesting the compliance of the economic operator with quality assurance standards based on the relevant European standards;
(5) Certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards;
(6) Samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests;
(7) A statement of the principal goods sold or services provided by the supplier or the services provider in the past 3 years, detailing the dates on which the goods were sold or the services provided; the consideration received; the identity of the person to whom the goods were sold or the services were provided;
(8) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures;
(9) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities;
(10) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract;
(11) A list of works carried out over the past 5 years, detailing the value of the consideration received; when and where the work or works were carried out; and whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade or profession and properly completed.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

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 minimum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As per criteria contained within PQQ Documentation.
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:

CT/14/42
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 13.10.2014

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

20.10.2014 – 12:00

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

24.11.2014

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

Candidates are advised to read the entire PQQ documentation thoroughly before submitting questions and ultimately their completed document.
(SC Ref:319846)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17.9.2014

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