Standing List of Approved Recruitment Agencies

Standing List of Approved Recruitment Agencies

The purpose of this Tender process is to identify successful Providers who will be selected for a place on the Standing List of Approved Temporary Agency Staff Providers.

United Kingdom-Torquay: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2015/S 174-316749

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Torbay Council
Torbay Council Town Hall, Castle Circus
For the attention of: Mr Lawrence Brown
TQ1 3DR Torquay
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1803208977
E-mail: lawrence.brown@torbay.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.torbay.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: www.torbay.gov.uk/procurement

Electronic access to information: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Torbay Council
Torbay Council Town Hall, Castle Circus
For the attention of: Mr Lawrence Brown
TQ1 3DR Torquay
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1803208977
E-mail: lawrence.brown@torbay.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Torbay Council
Torbay Council Town Hall, Castle Circus
For the attention of: Mr Lawrence Brown
TQ1 3DR Torquay
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1803208977
E-mail: lawrence.brown@torbay.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Torbay Council
Torbay Council Town Hall, Castle Circus
For the attention of: Mr Lawrence Brown
TQ1 3DR Torquay
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1803208977
E-mail: lawrence.brown@torbay.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

Standing List of Approved Temporary Agency Staff Providers.

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

Services
Service category No 22: Personnel placement and supply services

NUTS code UKK

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

The purpose of this Tender process is to identify successful Providers who will be selected for a place on the Standing List of Approved Temporary Agency Staff Providers. Torbay Council’s requirements from this Standing List includes temporary specialist professional roles and (from February 2016) administration and beaches staff. Only those Applicants who meet the Authorities minimum requirements, by passing all of the Pass/Fail criteria and achieving a Technical Question score of 20 % or more and a Method Statement score of 15 % or more, will be placed on the Standing List. There is no limit to the number of Providers that will be selected to join the List. Each successful Provider will be ranked according to their Tender evaluation score. Where there is an urgent need for an Agency Worker, the Authority reserves the right to invite the highest ranked Provider only to put forward suitable candidates for the available temporary position. If the highest ranked Provider cannot provide a suitable candidate, the Authority reserves the right to work down the list in ranking order. The Standing List of Approved Temporary Agency Staff Providers provides no guarantee of any work to the Provider. The Standing List contains only a list of Providers who are pre qualified to put forward candidates for a temporary position when the need arises.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79000000, 79600000, 79620000, 79610000, 79612000, 79621000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)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:

The purpose of this Tender process is to identify successful Providers who will be selected for a place on the Standing List of Approved Temporary Agency Staff Providers. Torbay Council’s requirements from this Standing List includes temporary specialist professional roles and (from February 2016) administration and beaches staff. Only those Applicants who meet the Authorities minimum requirements, by passing all of the Pass/Fail criteria and achieving a Technical Question score of 20 % or more and a Method Statement score of 15 % or more, will be placed on the Standing List. There is no limit to the number of Providers that will be selected to join the List. Each successful Provider will be ranked according to their Tender evaluation score. Where there is an urgent need for an Agency Worker, the Authority reserves the right to invite the highest ranked Provider only to put forward suitable candidates for the available temporary position. If the highest ranked Provider cannot provide a suitable candidate, the Authority reserves the right to work down the list in ranking order. The Standing List of Approved Temporary Agency Staff Providers provides no guarantee of any work to the Provider. The Standing List contains only a list of Providers who are pre qualified to put forward candidates for a temporary position when the need arises.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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:

Please refer to the tender documents. An ICC credit check is required to be undertaken as part of the selection process.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The Contracting Authority will consider bids from companies or from consortia/joint ventures. However, legal entities must be formed prior to contract award. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require a single contractor to take primary liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please refer to the tender 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: Any organisation will be rejected where they do not comply with the requirements as set out in Regulation 57 ‘Mandatory Exclusions’ of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any organisation may be rejected where they do not comply with the requirements as set out in Regulation 57′ Discretionary Exclusions’ of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Will be detailed in the Selection Questionnaire and are as set out in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Will be detailed in the Selection Questionnaire and are as set out in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

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

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

T00415HR
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: 9.10.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

9.10.2015 – 12:00

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

8.9.2015

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

Date: 9.10.2015 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Verifier: Legal Services Manager; Procurement Officer.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The Invitation to Tender (ITT) documents will be made available from 8.9.2015, via supplying The South West (ProContract):www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The United Kingdom does not have a specific body for the lodging of appeals
UNITED KINGDOM

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:

4.9.2015

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