Tender for the Supply of Temporary and Permanent Academic Staff

Tender for the Supply of Temporary and Permanent Academic Staff

Gloucestershire College is seeking expressions of interest from agencies who can assist the College HR department in providing temporary and permanent staff for the college academic areas when and where necessary. 

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

2014/S 091-159678

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Gloucestershire College
Princess Elizabeth Way
For the attention of: Joanne McCarthy, Finance Officer
GL51 7SJ Cheltenham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1242532061
E-mail: procurement@gloscol.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.gloscol.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/gloscol/aspx/Home

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

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:

Tender for the Supply of Temporary and Permanent Academic Staff.

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 UKK13

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)

Gloucestershire College is seeking expressions of interest from agencies who can assist the College HR department in providing temporary and permanent staff for the college academic areas when and where necessary. The aim of this tender is to appoint an agency who can provide: a sustainable and value for money service, thorough safeguarding recruitment and selection measures, a range of suitable candidates, immediate short-term cover arrangements, assistance with hard to fill vacancies, temporary to permanent fee agreement and ethical policies, including equality and diversity. The contract will run for an initial 2 year period, with the option of a further extension of 1 year, commencing 1.10.2014.

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): yes

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:

See Tender Documentation.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 150 000 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

Starting 1.10.2014. Completion 30.9.2016

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: As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and supporting documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and supporting documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and supporting documentation.
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

Restricted

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

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
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:

JM12014

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: 9.6.2014
Payable documents: no

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

9.6.2014

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

13.6.2014

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

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 dates given in Sections IV.3.4 and IV.3.5 are indicative only, and the Contracting Authority reserves the right to vary those dates if necessary.

Participants will be required to complete a PQQ which can be obtained via Gloucestershire College’s In-Tend portal (https://in-tendhost.co.uk/gloscol.aspx.Home).

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:

8.5.2014

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