Tender for Employee Search and Selection Consultants
The university wishes to appoint up to 6 search and selection consultants.
United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Recruitment services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Newcastle University, 1 Park Tce
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contact person: Mrs Leigh Anderson
Telephone: +44 1912228618
Fax: +44 1912228845
NUTS code: UKC2
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
NU/1459 The Provision of Employee Search and Selection Consultants
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The University wishes to appoint up to 6 search and selection consultants to effectively cover professional and academic appointments.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The University wishes to appoint search and selection consultants to effectively cover professional and academic appointments for Newcastle University.
These roles are typically at director level, reporting to the registrar, within the professional support services. e.g.
— Director of Newcastle University IT Service,
— Director of Corporate Affairs,
— Executive Director of HR,
— Director of Estates,
— Director of Academic Services and University Librarian.
These roles are at the most senior level which lead, direct and manage the interrelationships of a team of managers/professionals across a major area of activity of strategic importance across the University.
These roles are professors and senior academic leaders eg PVC, dean, head of academic unit professors at Newcastle are leaders within the academic community. They have a national and international reputation in their academic field and demonstrate leadership both within the University and externally, with recognition often extending beyond academia into relevant policy and practice communities. Like all academic members of staff, unless explicitly specified to the contrary, professors are expected to do research and teaching. Engagement is not normally a separate third activity, but in the main drives from research and teaching activities. The professorial role, pay structure and pay review process and be found at http://www.ncl.ac.uk/hr/recruitment/role-profiles.php
Head of academic unit:
The head of academic unit is a senior University manager with both institutional and local responsibility and is accountable for the academic leadership of the school ensuring its objectives are aligned to Faculty and University strategy and the effective governance and management of the school.
Are members of the University’s executive team. The allocation of specific responsibilities and projects within this team is determined by the vice-chancellor from time to time. Through membership of the team PVCs take on a corporate responsibility and help develop and implement University strategy and policies.
Faculty PVCs provide leadership on all aspects of the management of the faculty ensuring the University achieves its mission to deliver teaching, research and engagement in the particular subject area (humanities and social sciences, science, agriculture and engineering and medical sciences) and contribute to its strategic position as civic university nationally and internationally.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
This contract may be extended for an additional 2 single year periods beyond the initial 2 years.
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Newcastle upon Tyne
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Newcastle upon Tyne
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: this authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar 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 contracts 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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: