Tender for Executive Search and Selection Services

Tender for Executive Search and Selection Services

The services to be provided may include, but not necessarily be restricted to: Advice on scoping jobs and finalisation of specifications; Advertising and design services;Targeted search and selection to ensure a diverse talent pool of suitable candidates.

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

2015/S 227-413638

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Leeds City Council
St George House, 40 Great George Street
Contact point(s): PPPU
For the attention of: Katie King
LS1 3DL Leeds
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1133952139
E-mail: katie.king@leeds.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

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

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:

A48H-R9ZK1M The Provision of Executive Search and Selection 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 UKE42

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: 3

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

Leeds City Council require professional Executive Search and Selection services to recruit into senior and Director roles within the Council where recruitment panels will be led by Council members.
The Council are seeking to establish a Framework of 3 leading Contractors of executive search and selection and associated services. This contract will be utilised by directorates across the council.
The services to be provided may include, but not necessarily be restricted to:
— Advice on scoping jobs and finalisation of specifications;
— Advertising and design services;
— Targeted search and selection to ensure a diverse talent pool of suitable candidates;
— Responses management and appropriate filtering;
— Initial assessment;
— Provide progress reports and relevant information to key stakeholders;
— Interview and assessment design and implementation;
— Support long/short listing and Interviews to the Employment Committee;
— All relevant and administration and candidate liaison including letters to unsuccessful candidates;
— Final Stage Recruitment process (shortlisted candidates);
— Candidate feedback;
— Executive Interims;
— Executive Search;
— Recruitment Process Outsourcing.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79000000, 79600000

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

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 total contract value is approximately £400,000. Please refer to the PQQ and tender documentation published on www.Yortender.co.uk using the reference A48H-R9ZK1M The Provision of Executive Search and Selection Services. The Framework is not to be divided into separate lots as the need to co-ordinate the different Contractors for numerous lots could seriously risk undermining the proper execution of the contract.

Estimated value excluding VAT: 400 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 24 (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:

Please refer to the PQQ and tender documentation published on www.Yortender.co.uk using the reference A48H-R9ZK1M The Provision of Executive Search and Selection Services.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please refer to the PQQ and tender documentation published on www.Yortender.co.uk using the reference A48H-R9ZK1M The Provision of Executive Search and Selection Services.

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

Please refer to the PQQ and tender documentation published on www.Yortender.co.uk using the reference A48H-R9ZK1M The Provision of Executive Search and Selection Services.

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 PQQ and tender documentation published on www.Yortender.co.uk using the reference A48H-R9ZK1M The Provision of Executive Search and Selection Services.

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: Please refer to the PQQ and tender documentation published onwww.Yortender.co.uk using the reference A48H-R9ZK1M The Provision of Executive Search & Selection Services.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the PQQ and tender documentation published onwww.Yortender.co.uk using the reference A48H-R9ZK1M The Provision of Executive Search and Selection Services.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the PQQ and tender documentation published on www.Yortender.co.uk using the reference A48H-R9ZK1M The Provision of Executive Search and Selection Services.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Please refer to the PQQ and tender documentation published on www.Yortender.co.uk using the reference A48H-R9ZK1M The Provision of Executive Search and Selection Services.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please refer to the PQQ and tender documentation published on www.Yortender.co.uk using the reference A48H-R9ZK1M The Provision of Executive Search and Selection Services.

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

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

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:

A48H-R9ZK1M The Provision of Executive Search and Selection Services.

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: 23.12.2015 – 12:00

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

23.12.2015 – 12:00
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

Interested parties can download the pre qualification documentation and tender documentation directly fromhttps://www.yortender.co.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm /

by using the scheme ID A48H-R9ZK1M. Requests for documentation should not be made by telephone or e-mail. The documentation should be completed and returned by no later than the deadline specified in IV.3.4. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Tenderers should note that if the council wish to carry out new services at the end of this contract, which are a repetition of the services detailed in this notice, then those additional services may be awarded using the negotiated procedure without publication of a notice in accordance with regulation 32(9) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Where necessary in order to comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 this authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from the addressee found in 1.1. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the (for Public Sector) Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 30 days beginning with the date when the tenderer first knew or ought to have known that the grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages. Following the 10 day standstill period, if no further debriefing has been requested, the court may only award damages once the contract has been entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20.11.2015

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