Soft Market Testing for Human Resources
North Lincolnshire Council is undertaking a Human Resources (HR) related soft market testing exercise to help it determine the best way to deliver its HR vision and improve value for money.
UK-Scunthorpe: human resources management consultancy services
Prior information notice
Section I: Contracting authority
North Lincolnshire Borough Council
Civic Centre Ashby Road
Contact point(s): https://scms.alito.co.uk/
For the attention of: via SCMS – https://scms.alito.co.uk/
DN16 1AB Scunthorpe
Telephone: +44 1724296388
General address of the contracting authority: www.northlincs.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.northlincs.gov.uk/procurement
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
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Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)
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— More efficient delivery of administrative processes including recruitment and other HR related transactional business.
— Joining up the computerised HR system with other IT systems such as payroll and finance.
— Sustaining sickness absence reduction through proactive and preventative measures.
The process will enable the council to understand and assess relevant market interest and capability for supporting these improvement themes. It will also assist the council in determining appropriate methods for supporting the delivery of the HR vision.
It is anticipated that the initial soft market testing exercise will conclude with a final report, prepared by the council. Further information is available from the tender portal SCMS (https://scms.alito.co.uk) which includes a market position statement. Any interviews will be held on 30 & 31 October and 8.11.2012. The council reserves the right to select individual organisations for interview and participation in this process will not guarantee any inclusion in potential future procurement processes.
Deadline for responses is by 2:00pm on Friday 19.10.2012 via SCMS (https://scms.alito.co.uk). Respondents should express interest based on the themes outlined above.
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Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:27.9.2012