Temporary Staff Agency Services Tender

Temporary Staff Agency Services Tender

The University is seeking to appoint one or more agencies with the professional expertise and service capability to provide cost-effective temporary workers to cover staff absences and temporary increase in workload.

United Kingdom-Sheffield: Supply services of personnel including temporary staff

2015/S 100-182865

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Sheffield Hallam University
City Campus, Howard Street
Contact point(s): Strategic Procurement Team
For the attention of: Liz Wallington
S1 1WB Sheffield
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: e.wallington@shu.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.shu.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffieldhallamuniversity

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

Other: University

I.3)Main activity

Other: University

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:

1415-07-HR-LW Temp Staff Agency Services.

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 UKE32

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

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:
Range: between 1 200 000 and 1 800 000 GBP

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

Temporary Staff Agency Services.
The University wishes to appoint a supplier to supply the above equipment.
Our requirement is as detailed in the Specification of Requirement, in Part 2 of the Invitation to Tender documents. All tender responses must be submitted in accordance with the instructions as detailed in Part 1 of the Invitation to Tender documents.
To view copies of the tender documents you must log into the Sheffield Hallam University In Tend portal, click on ‘View Tender Details’ and then click on ‘Express Interest’. The documents will then be sent to the ‘My Tenders’ section of the supplier portal.
If submitting correspondence you must ensure that you select the correct tender. Correspondence submitted against the wrong tender may not be answered. The University accepts no liability for failure to reply to incorrectly submitted correspondence.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000

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

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

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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 University is seeking to appoint one or more agencies with the professional expertise and service capability to provide cost-effective temporary workers to cover staff absences and temporary increase in workload. The University may have a requirement for the use of temporary staff, within all the Faculties and Directorates stated above, and across both City and Collegiate campuses.
The University intends to award a framework agreement, for the supply of Temporary Staff Agency Services for a two year period with an option to extend on a yearly basis for a further two years (i.e. a maximum term of four years) subject to satisfactory performance and costs. The agreement is required to be in place from 2.11.2015.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 200 000 and 1 800 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

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: The University is seeking to appoint one or more agencies with the professional expertise and service capability to provide cost-effective temporary workers to cover staff absences and temporary increase in workload. The University may have a requirement for the use of temporary staff, within all the Faculties and Directorates stated above, and across both City and Collegiate campuses.
The University intends to award a framework agreement, for the supply of Temporary Staff Agency Services for a 2 year period with an option to extend on a yearly basis for a further 2 years (i.e. a maximum term of four years) subject to satisfactory performance and costs. The agreement is required to be in place from 2.11.2015.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be required to provide relevant information and demonstrate a sound financial position.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Applicants must satisfy a minimum level of creditworthiness.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The ITT requires applicants to provide relevant information.
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
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

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:

1415-07-HR-LW

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

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: 23.6.2015
Payable documents: no

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

24.6.2015
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 48 months.

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
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:

22.5.2015

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