Preferred Supplier List for Strategic Communications and Engagement Recruitment

Preferred Supplier List for Strategic Communications and Engagement Recruitment

Lot 1: public affairs and external relations roles.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Recruitment services

2019/S 220-539984

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: General Medical Council (GMC)
Postal address: 3 Hardman Street
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: M3 3AW
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: gmctender@gmc-uk.org
Telephone: +44 1619236340Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.gmc-uk.org

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA19541

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.mytenders.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.mytenders.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Medical regulation

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Preferred Supplier List for Strategic Communications and Engagement Recruitment

Reference number: GMC1083

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79600000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Two recruitment lots — one for each function — are available. An agency can confirm they meet the requirements of 1 or both lots. They will be expected to demonstrate how they can supply candidates in all the locations specified, recognising the directorate has people based in all four UK nations.

Lot 1: public affairs and external relations roles.

The agency will supply candidates for permanent, fixed term and temporary roles in London, Manchester, other England locations, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.

Lot 2: communications, digital and marketing roles.

The agency will supply candidates for permanent, fixed term and temporary roles in London and Manchester.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Public Affairs and External Relations Roles

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The agency must be able to identify and recommend candidates who closely match our recruitment requirements. We expect agencies to have a high level of understanding of candidates’ experience, knowledge, technical skills and behaviours in order to assess and recommend their suitability for roles we are recruiting. This level of understanding is most likely achieved by interviewing candidates, ideally on a face-to-face basis (or if necessary comprehensively over the telephone). If the supplier cannot meet the GMC’s requirements or are unable to source candidates, they must notify the GMC as soon as possible.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There will be the option to extend the original contract duration by 2 periods of 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Communications, Digital and Marketing Roles

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The agency must be able to identify and recommend candidates who closely match our recruitment requirements. We expect agencies to have a high level of understanding of candidates’ experience, knowledge, technical skills and behaviours in order to assess and recommend their suitability for roles we are recruiting. This level of understanding is most likely achieved by interviewing candidates, ideally on a face-to-face basis (or if necessary comprehensively over the telephone). If the Supplier cannot meet the GMC’s requirements or are unable to source candidates, they must notify the GMC as soon as possible.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There will be the option to extend the original contract duration by 2 periods of 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 17/12/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/12/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders website at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=218036

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(MT Ref:218036)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: General Medical Council (GMC)
Postal address: 3 Hardman Street
Town: Manchester
Postal code: M3 3AW
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1619236340Internet address: http://www.gmc-uk.org
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12/11/2019