Executive Search and Selection Services Milton Keynes

Executive Search and Selection Services Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes Council has a requirement for Search and Selection recruitment services, for senior and hard to fill appointments.

United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Recruitment services

2013/S 213-370668

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Milton Keynes Council
Civic Offices, 1 Saxon Gate East
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement Team
MK9 3HG Milton Keynes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1908691691

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/miltonkeynescouncil

Further information can be obtained from: Milton Keynes Council
Civic Offices, 1 Saxon Gate East
For the attention of: Corporate Procurement Team
MK9 3HG Milton Keynes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1908691691
Internet address: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/miltonkeynescouncil

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Milton Keynes Council
Civic Offices, 1 Saxon Gate East
For the attention of: Corporate Procurement Team
MK9 3HG Milton Keynes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1908691691
Internet address: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/miltonkeynescouncil

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Milton Keynes Council
Civic Offices, 1 Saxon Gate East
For the attention of: Corporate Procurement Team
MK9 3HG Milton Keynes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1908691691
Internet address: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/miltonkeynescouncil

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:

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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Milton Keynes
NUTS code UKJ12

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 a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 300 000 GBP

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

Milton Keynes Council has a requirement for Search and Selection recruitment services, for senior and hard to fill appointments.
As Milton Keynes Council continues to drive change, service improvements and new ways of working across the whole organisation there will be a need for one or more senior appointments to new posts, and other needs arising from natural turnover, across the next two to three years. At this time the anticipated appointments are at Assistant Director Level (second tier) but this may be subject to change as a consequence of natural turnover. Assistant Director roles are Chief Officer posts.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79635000

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:

As Milton Keynes Council continues to drive change, service improvements and new ways of working across the whole organisation there will be a need for one or more senior appointments to new posts, and other needs arising from natural turnover, across the next two to three years. At this time the anticipated appointments are at Assistant Director Level (second tier) but this may be subject to change as a consequence of natural turnover. Assistant Director roles are Chief Officer posts. Estimated spend for this service is approximately 300,000 for 3 years. Please note this contract length is 3 years and a 1 year optional extension.
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:

Further details can be found on the tender documents.
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:

Further information can be found on the tender documents.
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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
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

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

Envisaged minimum number 5
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:

CU2380
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

27.11.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

12.12.2013
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

The services under this contract are Part B services for the purpose of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. The Contracting Authority has chosen to advertise this contract in OJEU voluntarily, in accordance with the spirit of the EU public procurement regime and to conduct the procurement process in an open and fair manner so as to increase competition. The submission of this notice and any subsequent advertisement of the contract is not an indication that the Contracting Authority considers itself bound by the provisions in the Regulations that are applicable only to Part A services. While the main purpose of the contract is the Search and Selection Services the contractor may also be required to provide some capital investment into those services.
To obtain the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, please go to:
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/miltonkeynescouncil/ and express an interest against the Tender (CU2380).

(MT Ref:109868)

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Without prejudice to the remedies provided under Regulation 47 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, the Council of the Borough of Milton Keynes shall allow a period of at least 10 days to elapse between the date of despatch of its decision notifying its intention to award the contract and the date on which it proposes to enter into a contract. If by midnight at the end of second working day of the above said period the Contracting Authority receives a request in writing from an economic operator who had been sent a notice of being unsuccessful, the Authority shall inform the said economic operator of characteristics and relative advantages of the successful tender. That information shall be provided at least 3 working days before the end of aforesaid 10 days standstill period. Where it is not possible the standstill period shall be extended to allow at least 3 working days between provision of the information and the end of standstill period. Such additional information should be required from the address part 1.1. If an economic operator is not satisfied with the information provided, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) 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 3 months). 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.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:30.10.2013