Student Jobs Brokerage Service for Coventry University College

Student Jobs Brokerage Service for Coventry University College

1. Equipping students with the right mindset and skills to enter the labour market. 1a. Job Search and Interview Skills.

United Kingdom-Coventry: Recruitment services

2015/S 033-056508

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Coventry University College
Priory Street
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: Tanzila Ahmed
CV1 5FB Coventry
Telephone: +44 247765511
Fax: +44 24276795120

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity


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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Student Jobs Brokerage Service.

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

Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKG33

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

Support with:
1. Equipping students with the right mindset and skills to enter the labour market.
1a. Job Search and Interview Skills.
1b. Identify vacancies, promote themselves, prepare for a job interview and maximise their chance of success at interview.
2. Identify jobs in the hidden labour market.
2a. It has been estimated that only about 25 % of all vacancies are ever advertised, either through agencies or on the internet.
2b. Target the other 75 %.
3. Jobs Brokerage Service/ Employer engagement.
3a. Building relationships with employers which could inform future curriculum delivery, further enhancing outcome and funding opportunities.
3b. Balance engagement activities against curriculum need, eg. securing work placement opportunities and balancing student demand for part-time work against their learning commitments.
3c. Employer engagement to secure job vacancies.
3d. Learner engagement to encourage ambition and participation in job search.
3e. Matching and preparing students for vacancies through tailored intervention.
4. Student engagement.
5. Help students secure part-time and full-time jobs.
6. Facilitate our work experience programme.
7. Optimise learner destination outcomes.
8. Enhance CUCs employability reputation with learners, employers and other stakeholders.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

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


This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

We will be looking at a long term 3 year contract, with possible extension.
Student numbers;
— Access to HE: 87 + January 2015 intake;
— Part-time: 344 + January and May intakes;
— Full-time: 1313 + January 2015 intake.
Course stage breakdown:
— 514 FOUN;
— 479 HNC (year 1);
— 233 HND (year 2);
— 87 final year.
— 93 FOUN;
— 201 HNC (year 1);
— 31 HND (year 2);
— 19 final year.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

No deposits are required but parent guarantees may be required at a later stage of the tender process.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

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

If the contract is awarded to a consortium, joint venture or alliance, applicants will be required to contract with joint and several liability under English law either nominate a lead service provider with whom the contracting authority can contract and to whom all communication will be addressed or to form themselves into a single entity before the contract is awarded.

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

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


IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

15.5.2015 – 12:00
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

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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

Coventry University

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Coventry University

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Coventry University
Priory Street
CV1 5FB Coventry

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: