Executive Search for HM Revenue and Customs

Executive Search for HM Revenue and Customs

Civil Service Resourcing (CS Resourcing) (the Client) wishes to establish services which supports recruitment to Senior and Executive posts for its customers within Central Government. Supplier Event betails below.UK-Salford: Recruitment services

2013/S 088-149806

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

HM Revenue and Customs
5th Floor West Ralli Quays, 3 Stanley Street
For the attention of: Andrew Cullenaine
M60 9LA Salford
Telephone: +44 1618270399
E-mail: andrew.cullenaine@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.hmrc.gsi.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.civilservice.gov.uk/networks/hr/civil-service-resourcing

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

Other: Direct & Indirect Taxes
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Civil Service Resourcing
100 Parliament Street

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Executive Search and Related Services
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Recruitment services. Assessment centre services for recruitment. Placement services of personnel. Civil Service Resourcing (CS Resourcing) (the Client) wishes to establish services which supports recruitment to Senior and Executive posts for its customers within Central Government. This will replace the existing Executive Search & Related Services framework, originally let by the Cabinet Office and novated to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), which expires on 31.12.2013.
The services must comply with government policy on vacancy filling, equality and diversity, and security accreditation and to be updated if these policies change.
The services will complement current CS Resourcing procurement exercises but with a wider client portfolio. The services may be accessed by, but not limited to, other UK public bodies such as the National Health Service, Non-Departmental Public Bodies and Local Government, It is expected that the services will be provided by organisations commonly referred to as ‘head hunters’ operating in the field of senior executive search and selection.
The level of seniority of post is likely to include Chief Executive, Chief Finance Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Board Member, Director General and senior specialist posts.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 15 000 000 and 20 000 000 GBP

This contract is divided into lots: yes

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79635000, 79610000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

It is envisaged that the services will be broken down into Lots by specialist area but the exact Lot structure has not yet been agreed. Consideration is also being given to how the services will be provided (for example this may be by a framework with one or more suppliers; by a managed service provider; neutral master vendor; dynamic purchasing system etc). Services are likely to include (but are not limited to) specialisms such as HR, Finance, Communications, Commercials, IT etc. The Client reserves the right to amend the Service Lots.
HMRC acting on behalf of the CS Resourcing, will be holding a Supplier Event on Friday 17.5.2013 at Park Crescent Conference Centre, 229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN for potential suppliers to learn more about this requirement. The supplier event will also assist the Client in scoping the requirement by using feedback from suppliers in the market place. Due to the potential interest and size of the venue, numbers need to be restricted to one attendee from each prospective supplier on a first come-first served basis. It is advisable to register your interest by no later than Friday 10.5.2013.
How to Register.
To receive an invite to the published event you will need to:
1. Register your interest by emailing e.procurement@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk with the following information;

— User name,
— Company name,
— User’s position in the company,
— Email address,
— Contact telephone number.
New users will receive login details to access sourcing@HMRC.

Suppliers who already have login details will be able to use these to access the system (as below).
To log in to Sourcing@HMRC:

1. Log on to HMRC eSourcing User
i. Enter your user name in the Name field. (case sensitive)
ii. Enter your password in the Password field. (case sensitive)
iii. Click the Login button.
2. Locate the RFx, TE-2013-Executive Search & Related Services-PIN, in the list of RFx(s)
3. Click on the summary icon in the second column to view the event summary.
You will then be asked to provide contact details of the person you would like to be invited.

Information about lots

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 1

1)Short description:
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


5)Additional information about lots:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Full details regarding legal, economic, financial and technical information to be provided at the tender stage will be detailed in the Contract Notice and/or in the tender documentation.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

To view this notice, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=57534198

GO Reference: GO-201353-PRO-4780093.

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:3.5.2013