Psychometric Tools for Recruitment and Selection Purposes

Psychometric Tools for Recruitment and Selection Purposes

To psychometric tools in the recruitment and selection process of senior university appointments.

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Assessment centre services for recruitment

2020/S 023-052402

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Newcastle University
Postal address: 1 Park Tce
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
NUTS code: UKC22
Postal code: NE1 7RU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Leigh Anderson
E-mail: leigh.anderson@ncl.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1912088618
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.ncl.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.ncl.ac.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Login
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Login

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

NU/1543 the Provision of Psychometric Tools for Recruitment and Selection Purposes

Reference number: DN448989

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79635000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The scope of this contract is for the provision of psychometric tools in the recruitment and selection process of Senior University Appointments. The University is looking to appoint up to 4 suppliers to this framework agreement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC22

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The successful supplier(s) will complete psychometric exercises on behalf of the University for selected senior recruitment campaigns. Selected providers will be required to facilitate the candidates completion of the psychometric exercise, complete a validation session, provide reports/documentation to the University (as is appropriate) and attend the pre-meet of the interviews in order to feedback to the selection committee.

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

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The duration of the framework agreement shall be for 2 years commencing 1.5.2020 and ending on 30.4.2022. The contract may be extended by the mutual agreement of the University and the successful supplier for 2 further periods of 1 year from 1.5.2022 and 1.5.2023.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 4
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
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: 02/03/2020
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/03/2020
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Newcastle upon Tyne.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Newcastle University
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
Postal code: NE1 7RU
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract s entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such information should be requested from the address in Section I.1).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/01/2020