Online Pre-Application Testing and Assessment Services for Recruitment

Online Pre-Application Testing and Assessment Services for Recruitment

The Framework will be made up of the following: Lot 1 Testing for High Volume recruitment. Lot 2 Testing for General recruitment.

Assessment Framework

Contract summary



  • Administration, defence and social security services – 75000000
  • Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security – 79000000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£600,000 to £800,000

Procurement reference


Published date

16 June 2021

Closing date

16 July 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

12 August 2021

Contract end date

12 October 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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This is a competitive procurement for Framework for online Pre-Application Testing and Assessment Services for recruitment. It is to be conducted under the Public Contracts Regulations (PCR) 2015, The Open Procedure is used. The Framework will be valid for up to 4 years. Other members of the GLA (Greater London Authority) Group may at a later stage choose to call off from these services in the future.

The success of Transport for London (TfL) relies on the talent that it brings in. It is vital that this talent, at all levels, reflects both the future business needs of the organisation and the demographics of the population that TfL serves; equally representing a fit with the values we hold as an organisation. Testing is used to reduce volumes to a manageable pool to take forward to role specific assessment centres or interview stage.

Each year TfL receives around 150,000 applications per annum for a wide range of roles across all areas and levels within our business. These roles vary from entry level positions in customer facing roles through to specialist
operational and functional positions, up to senior management level. Some of our roles are quite unique, we currently often look into a more tailored approach to our testing.

The Framework will be made up of the following :
Lot 1 Testing for High Volume recruitment
Lot 2 Testing for General recruitment
Lot 3 Testing for Talent Acquisition
Lot 4 Testing for Graduate and Apprentice recruitment


How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer


Contact name

Alexandra Ebert-Brading


197 Blackfriars Road


+44 12345