Recruitment Framework for Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium

Recruitment Framework for Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium

Temporary agency staffing services. Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 51.

 

United Kingdom-Reading: Recruitment services

2014/S 199-351837

 

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium
Science and Technology Centre, University of Reading, Earley Gate, Whiteknights Campus
For the attention of: Jayne Davis
RG6 6BZ Reading
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1189357081
E-mail: supc@reading.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1189357085

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.supc.ac.uk

Electronic access to information: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/supc/aspx/Home

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/supc/aspx/Home

Further information can be obtained from: Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium
Science and Technology Centre, University of Reading,Whiteknights Campus, Earley Gate
RG6 6BZ Reading
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/supc/aspx/Home

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium
Science and Technology Centre, University of Reading,Whiteknights Campus, Earley Gate
RG6 6BZ Reading
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/supc/aspx/Home

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium
Science and Technology Centre, University of Reading,Whiteknights Campus, Earley Gate
RG6 6BZ Reading
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/supc/aspx/Home

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

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:

Temporary agency staffing services.

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

Services
Service category No 22: Personnel placement and supply services

NUTS code UK

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

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 51

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 48 000 000 and 80 000 000 GBP

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

This project is for the provision of temporary agency staff. There will be separate lots for Admin an clerical, Ancillary, Procurement and finance, HR, Marketing and Communications, Master Vendor, Neutral Vendor and Talent Bank Systems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79610000, 79620000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

The Provision of Temporary Agency Staff.
There are separate lots for
1 — Admin and Clerical
2 — Ancillary
3a — Procurement and Finance
3b — HR
3c — Marketing and comms
4 — Technical
5 — Master Vendor
6 — Neutral Vendor
7 — Talent Bank System
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 48 000 000 and 80 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: SUPC retains the open of a 12 month extension to a total of 48 months maximum duration for the Framework.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Administration and clerical staff

1)Short description

Framework for the provision of administration and clerical temporary agency staff.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79610000, 79620000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Ancillary staff

1)Short description

Framework for the provision of ancillary staff.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79610000, 79620000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Corporate staff

1)Short description

The Provision of Corporate Staff. This is divided into sub-lots:
a — Procurement and Finance
b — HR
c — Marketing and Communications

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79610000, 79620000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4Lot title: Technical staff

1)Short description

The Provision of technical temporary agency staff.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79610000, 79620000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5Lot title: Master vendor system

1)Short description

The Provision of all temporary agency staff through a Master Vendor Agency, acting as a ‘one stop shop’.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79610000, 79620000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6Lot title: Neutral vendor system

1)Short description

The Provision of all temporary agency staff through a Neutral Vendor, acting as a ‘one stop shop’.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79610000, 79620000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7Lot title: Talent bank

1)Short description

Provision of a talent bank service to manage temporary agency staff which may come from student population and alumni. This will be a system developed and managed per institution.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79610000, 79620000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

See Tender.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

See Tender.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

See Tender.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: See Tender.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See Tender.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Tender.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

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:

2014/04
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 27.11.2014 – 11:00
Payable documents: no

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

27.11.2014 – 11:00
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

in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of 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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13.10.2014