HR Recruitment Service Blackpool

HR Recruitment Service Blackpool

A dedicated recruitment advertising agency to professionally manage college staff vacancies, the successful agency will provide advice on the best way for the college to recruit for particular roles.

United Kingdom-Blackpool: Recruitment services

2014/S 194-342984

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Blackpool and The Fylde College
Ashfield RD
For the attention of: Michael Ashworth
FY2 0HB Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1253504200
E-mail: mash@blackpool.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1253595507

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/blackpoolandthefylde/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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

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:

HR Recruitment Service.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 13: Advertising services

NUTS code UKD42

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

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

A dedicated recruitment advertising agency to professionally manage college staff vacancies, the successful agency will provide advice on the best way for the college to recruit for particular roles. The current estimated contract value is GBP 140 000 per annum, however this is no guarantee of future volume or spend under these tender arrangements.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79610000, 79341000, 79611000

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.2.2015. Completion 31.1.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As per ITT.
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: yes
Description of particular conditions: As per ITT.
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: Bidders will be assessed in accordance with PART 1V of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as amended, (implementing Title II, Chapter V11 Section 2 of Directive 2004/18/EC. On the basis of the information provided in response to Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) copies of which are available by registering@https://in-tendhost.co.uk/blackpoolandthefylde/aspx/Home

Completed PQQs must be returned to the College in accordance with the instructions detailed within the PQQ documentation before the deadline specified in Section IV.3.4.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See PQQ and note that there is a requirement that the college has set a minimum turnover level for prospective bidders which is GBP 500 000. The purpose of the minimum turnover test is to ensure that the supplier will have the financial capacity to absorb the contract into its business and that the contract (if gained) will not be large enough to distort commercial decisions taken by the supplier.
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

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

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The college intends to invite up to 5 bidders to tender on the basis of the ranking of the bidders at the qualification /PQQ evaluation stage at which the criteria referred to in part IV of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as amended (implementing articles 45-52 Inclusive of Directive 2004/18/EC) will be assessed and marked.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

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:

HR2014

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: 6.11.2014
Payable documents: no

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

6.11.2014
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

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The college strictly reserves the rights:
1: Not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice.
2: To make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition.
3: In no circumatsnces will the college be liable for any costs incurred by bidders under this procurement.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Blackpool and The Fylde College
Ashfield RD
FY2 0HB Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: aan@blackpool.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1253504008
Internet address: www.blackpool.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1253595507

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The College will incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. Bidders who are unsuccessful shall be informed by the College as soon as possible after the decision is made as to the reasons why the bidder was unsuccessful.
If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006(SI 2006 No 5.) provide for the aggrieved parties who have been harmed or who are at risk of harm by the breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any action must be generally brought within 3 months. If a declaration of ineffectiveness is sought, any such action must be brought within 30 days where the College has communicated the award of the contract and a summary of reasons to tenderers, or otherwise within 6 months of the contract being entered into. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the College to amend any document and may award damages. If the Contract has been entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order the College to pay a fine, and/or order that the duration of the contract e shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Blackpool and The Fylde College
Ashfield RD
FY2 0HB Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: aan@blackpool.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1253504008
Internet address: www.blackpool.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1253595507

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

6.10.2014