HMRC Executive Recruitment Notice February 2016

HMRC Executive Recruitment Notice February 2016

Profession/Area — Technology — Role/Level — Deputy Director (6 positions); Profession/Area — HR — Role/Level — Director (2 positions); Profession/Area — HR — Role/Level — Deputy Director (1 position).

United Kingdom-Salford: Recruitment services

2016/S 034-055268

Simplified contract notice on a dynamic purchasing system

This notice is covered by: Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

5th Floor West Ralli Quays, 3 Stanley Street
For the attention of: James Power
M60 9LA Salford
Telephone: +44 03000587827

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

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 and indirect taxes

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

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

Ralli Quays, 3 Stanley Street
M60 9LA Salford

Section II: Object of the contract

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

HMRC Dynamic Purchasing System — Executive Search and Selection 2014.

II.2)Type of contract


II.3)Short description of the specific contract:

Recruitment services. Placement services of personnel. Staff development services. Career guidance services. HMRC Dynamic Purchasing System — Executive Search and Selection 2014. Copies of the full documentation relating to the use of the DPS can be accessed via the following link:

There are over 3 500 senior roles within the Civil Service, and departments will be looking to fill a number of vacancies, across a range of business areas and professions during 2016.
For positions that cannot be filled through internally managed routes, either Civil Service Resourcing (on behalf of civil service departments) or vacancy holding Civil Service organisations may look to engage the services of external suppliers to support the recruitment process.

II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79610000, 79633000, 79634000

II.5)Quantity or scope of the specific contract:

The following list gives an indication of the vacancies that could potentially be offered to the external suppliers, but others may also arise during the January period. Profession/Area — Technology — Role/Level — Deputy Director (6 positions); Profession/Area — HR — Role/Level — Director (2 positions); Profession/Area — HR — Role/Level — Deputy Director (1 position); Profession/Area — Delivery — Role/Level — Director (7 positions); Profession/Area — Delivery — Role/Level — Deputy Director (3 positions); Profession/Area — Leadership — Role/Level — Permanent Secretary (3 positions); Profession/Area — Leadership — Role/Level — Director General (1 position); Profession/Area — Leadership — Role/Level — Director (2 positions); Profession/Area — Leadership — Role/Level — Deputy Director (2 positions); Profession/Area — Operations — Role/Level — Director (1 position); Profession/Area — Operational — Role/Level — Deputy Director (1 position); Profession/Area — Policy — Role/Level — Director (1 position); Profession/Area — Finance — Role/Level — Deputy Director (1 position); Profession/Area — Commercial — Role/Level — Deputy Director (1 position); Profession/Area — Leadership — Role/Level — Chair (1 position).

Any procurement exercises to support filling the above positions will be offered to suppliers via the Executive Search and Assessment Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS).Therefore, if not already done so, any organisations wishing to compete for the above or future opportunities must 1st of all apply to be accepted onto the DPS. Details of how to apply to join the Dynamic Purchasing System can be found at VI.1) (Additional Information). For information, to be included in any procurement opportunity for the above mentioned post your DPS application must reach us no later than 29.2.2016.

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 600 000 and 800 000 GBP

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedureOpen
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity:

IV.2.2)Previous publication (Contract Notice) providing more information about the dynamic purchasing system

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 088-149806 of 7.5.2013

IV.2.3)Time limit for submission of indicative tenders for the specific contract

29.2.2016 – 12:00

IV.2.4)Language(s) in which tenders may be drawn up


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Additional information:

HMRC is using the Crown Commercial Service e-Sourcing (e-Tendering) tool for this DPS on behalf of CS Resourcing. Consequently formal applications are to be submitted by completing an online Questionnaire. Information about the e-Sourcing tool/application can be obtained from: Economic operators who have complied with the foregoing will receive details of how to access the online Questionnaire (Indicative Tender (bid)). If an email response is not received please check your spam filters. Applications not submitted in the required form (or containing the requested information) may be rejected. (When requesting access to the online Questionnaire, please notify the Authority if you have any accessibility issues (disabilities), which may prevent you from providing a high-quality response using the e-sourcing tool/application. All communications shall be in English. Tenders, when invited, and all supporting documentation must be priced in Sterling and all payments under the contract will be in Sterling. Any contract or agreement resulting from the DPS will be considered as a contract made in England according to English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. The Authority does not bind itself to accept any Indicative Tender (bid) and reserves the right to accept any part of the Indicative Tender (bid) unless the tenderer expressly stipulates to the contrary. The Race Relations Act 1976, as amended by the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 (RRA), gives the Authority a statutory duty to promote race equality. In order to fully comply with its duty under the RRA, the Authority will take steps to ensure that its procurement activity and resulting contracts also promote race equality. The Authority expressly reserves the right: (i) Not to award any contract as a result of the DPS process commenced by publication of this notice; and (ii) To make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the competition; and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates. There can be no guarantee of subsequent call-off contracts being awarded, any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgment of potential suppliers. Any orders placed under this DPS will form a separate contract under the scope of this DPS between the supplier and the specific requesting other Contracting Body. The Authority has established a DPS for use by the following Contracting Bodies and UK public sector bodies (and any future successors to these bodies) Central Government Departments, Executive Agencies and NDPBs. The government departments detailed in the following list are likely to use the DPS, which includes ‘The Ministry of Defence and its agencies, trading funds and non-departmental public bodies’ as well as any other UK government department listed in the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Public Sector Classification Guide, which is updated monthly and can be found at the following link: The Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SME’s). However the evaluation of Indicative Tender (bid)s will be based solely on the criteria set out for the DPS. Public Corporations: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC); BNFL Plc; Export Credits Guarantee Department; Nuclear Decommissioning Authority ; Royal Mail Group Plc; United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority; Urenco; Partnerships UK; Royal Mint; ABRO; Defence Aviation Repair Agency (DARA); Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL); Met Office; UK Hydrographic Office; Forensic Science Service; NATS; Actis Capital LLP; CDC Group Plc; Working Links Limited; British Waterways Authority; Covent Garden Market Authority; Channel 4; The Tote; Ordnance Survey; QEII Conference Centre; Northern Ireland Water; Scottish Water. Local Authorities: NDPBs: Parks Authorities; Educational Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Education including Schools, Universities and Colleges but Not Independent Schools; Police Forces in the United Kingdom; Fire and Rescue Services (including Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland); NHS Bodies England including Acute Trusts, Ambulance Trusts, Primary Care trusts, Care Trusts, NHS Hospital Trusts, Foundation Trusts, Strategic Health Authorities, Mental Health Trusts, Special Health Authorities, Community Health Councils, Local Health Boards, NHS Trusts, including Ambulance Trusts. (There is also a drill down to NHS Doctors making them ‘easily identifiable’); Hospices: Hospices in UK including Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland; Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations);Third Sector and Charities; Citizens Advice; Scottish Public Bodies; Scottish Government. Scottish Local Authorities: Scottish Agencies; NDPBs; Scottish NHS Bodies; Scottish Further and Higher Education Bodies; Scottish Police; Scottish Fire and Rescue; Scottish Housing Associations; Scottish Parliament; The Scotland Office; Scotland Citizens Advice; Scottish Schools; Primary Schools; Secondary Schools; Special Schools. Welsh Public Bodies: National Assembly for Wales, Welsh Assembly Government and Welsh Local Authorities; NHS Wales; NHS Wales GP Practices. NNorthern Ireland Government Departments: Northern Ireland Public Sector Bodies and Local Authorities; Schools in Northern Ireland; Further and Higher Education in Northern Ireland; Health and Social care in Northern Ireland; Police Service of Northern Ireland; Citizens Advice Northern Ireland.

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GO Reference: GO-2016215-PRO-7762611.

Reference number of previous notice: 2014/S 039-000065.

VI.2)Date of dispatch of this notice: