Recruitmment Process Outsourcing for OFCOM

Recruitmment Process Outsourcing for OFCOM

The requirement is to provide the permanent and temporary recruitment services.

United Kingdom-London: Recruitment services

2020/S 121-298108

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: OFCOM
Postal address: Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 9HA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mark Lundy
Telephone: +44 2079813000
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: UK national communications regulator

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Provision of Recruitmment Process Outsourcing

Reference number: C20200554

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79600000 Recruitment services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This summary of requirements sets out the services that Ofcom require in a recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) provider to supply an in-house (outsourced) service for permanent and contingent recruitment delivery. The requirement is to provide the permanent and temporary recruitment services that are outlined in the specification of requirements at Appendix 4 of the invitation to tender document.

Ofcom requires an RPO service for permanent and temporary recruitment delivery, with a contract commencement date effective from 1 December 2020. The overarching key requirement is for the successful supplier to own the end to end process to satisfy the entirety of Ofcom’s permanent and temporary resourcing delivery needs, acting as an extension of Ofcom’s People and Transformation team.

An onsite service is required at Ofcom’s London office (Riverside House), which enables the supplier to deal with all aspects associated to the RPO delivery requirements, including (but not limited to) recruitm

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79610000 Placement services of personnel
79620000 Supply services of personnel including temporary staff

II.2.3)Place of performance

Main site or place of performance:

Ofcom building at Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HA.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of recruitment process outsourcing services.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Two options to extend the contract at Ofcom’s discretion, each of 12 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As set out in the procurement documents.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Options to extend the contract at Ofcom’s discretion, for 2 periods of 12 months each.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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: no
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: 22/07/2020
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 07/08/2020

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


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

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: Official name: High Court of Justice of England and Wales
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC1
Country: United Kingdom
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: