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|Title:||HMRC Dynamic Purchasing System - Executive Search & Selection 2014 Q1|
|Notice type:||Simplified Contract Notice|
|Nature of contract:||Services|
|Short Description:||HMRC Dynamic Purchasing System – Executive Search & Selection 2014 Q1 There are over 3500 senior roles within the Civil Service, and departments will be looking to fill a number of vacancies, across a range of business areas and professions during the first quarter of 2014/15. For positions that cannot be filled through internally managed routes, either Civil Service Resourcing (on behalf of civil service departments) or vacancy holding Civil Service organisations may look to engage the services of external suppliers to support the recruitment process.|
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Section I: Contracting Authority/Entity
Title: UK-Salford: Recruitment services.
I.1)Name, Addresses And Contact Point(s):
5th Floor West Ralli Quays, 3 Stanley Street, Salford, M60 9LA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 03000587705, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Please refer to Section VI.1 (Additional Information) which clarifies the procedure regarding access to and submission of tender documentation, Attn: Andrew Cullenaine
Electronic Submission URL: http://ccs.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-buyer/procurement-pipeline/recruitment-services-dynamic-purchasing-system
I.2)Type of the contracting authority and main activity or activities:
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3) Main activity:
Other: Direct and Indirect Taxes
I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: Yes
Section II: Object Of The Contract
II.1)Title Attributed To The Contract By The Contracting Authority/Entity: HMRC Dynamic Purchasing System - Executive Search & Selection 2014 Q1
II.2)Type Of Contract: SERVICES
II.3)Short Description Of The Specific Contract:
Recruitment services. Placement services of personnel. Staff development services. Career guidance services. HMRC Dynamic Purchasing System – Executive Search & Selection 2014 Q1
There are over 3500 senior roles within the Civil Service, and departments will be looking to fill a number of vacancies, across a range of business areas and professions during the first quarter of 2014/15.
For positions that cannot be filled through internally managed routes, either Civil Service Resourcing (on behalf of civil service departments) or vacancy holding Civil Service organisations may look to engage the services of external suppliers to support the recruitment process.
II.4)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
79600000 - Recruitment services.
79610000 - Placement services of personnel.
79633000 - Staff development services.
79634000 - Career guidance services.
II.5)Quantity Or Scope Of The Specific Contract:
The following list gives an indication of the vacancies that could potentially be offered to the external suppliers, but others may also arise during the April – June 2014 period.
Profession / Area – Commercial, Role/Level – Director (4 positions), Deputy Director (7 positions), Estimated Time of Engagement – April 2014 , Profession/Area – Communications, Role/Level – Deputy Director (1 position), Estimated Time of Engagement May 2014 , Professional Area – Knowledge and Information Management, Role/Level – Deputy Director (2 positions), Estimated Time of Engagement – June 2014, Profession/Area – Economics, Role/Level – Deputy Director (1 position), Estimated Time of Engagement – April 2014, Profession/Area, Engineering, Role/Level – Deputy Director (1 position), Estimated Time of Engagement – April 2014, Profession/Area – Finance/Audit/Governance, Role/Level – Deputy Director (4 positions), Estimated Time of Engagement – April 2014, Profession/Area - Human Resources, Role/Level – Director (2 positions), Deputy Director (4 positions), Estimated Time of Engagement – April 2014, Profession/Area – IT/Digital, Role/Level – Director (4 positions), Director (5 positions), Deputy Director (4 positions), Estimated Time of Engagement – April-June 2014, Profession/Area – Legal, Role/Level – Deputy Director (1 position), Estimated Time of Engagement – May 2014, Profession/Area – Operational Delivery, Role/Level Deputy Director (2 positions), Estimated Time of Engagement – May 2014, Profession/Area – Organisation Design/Transformation, Role/Level – Deputy Director (1 position), Estimated Time of Engagement – April 2014, Profession/Area – Policy, Role/Level – Director/Deputy Director (1 position), Estimated Time of Engagement – April 2014, Profession/Area – Programme/Project Management , Role/Level – Director General (1 position), Director (2 positions), Deputy Director (1 position), Estimated Time of Engagement – May 2014, Profession/Area – Senior Leadership, Role/Level – Director General/Permanent Secretary (3 positions), Estimated Time of Engagement May/June 2014.
Any procurement exercises to support filling the above positions will be offered to suppliers via the Executive Search and Assessment Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS).
Therefore, if not already done so, any organisations wishing to compete for the above or future opportunities must first of all apply to be accepted onto the DPS.
Details of how to apply to join the Dynamic Purchasing System can be found at V1.1 (Additional Information). For information, to be included in any procurement opportunity for the above mentioned post your DPS application must reach us no later than 11/04/2014.
Range between: 750,000 and 1,250,000
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type Of Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open
IV.2.2)An electronic auction will be used: No
IV.2.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity: Not Provided
IV.2.2)Previous publication providing more information about the dynamic purchasing system:
Notice number in OJ: 2014/S 39 - 65129 of 25/02/2014
IV.2.3)Time limit for submission of indicative tenders for the specific contract
IV.2.4)Language(s) in which tenders may be drawn up: English
Section VI: Complementary Information
HMRC is using the Crown Commercial Service e-Sourcing (e-Tendering) tool for this DPS on behalf of CS Resourcing. Consequently formal applications are to be submitted by completing an on-line Questionnaire. Information about the e-Sourcing tool/application can be obtained from
Economic operators who have complied with the foregoing will receive details of how to access the on-line Questionnaire (Indicative Tender (bid)). If an email response is not received please check your spam filters.
Applications not submitted in the required form (or containing the requested information) may be rejected. (When requesting access to the online Questionnaire, please notify the Authority if you have any accessibility issues (disabilities), which may prevent you from providing a high quality response using the e-sourcing tool/application. All communications shall be in English. Tenders, when invited, and all supporting documentation must be priced in Sterling and all payments under the contract will be in Sterling. Any contract or agreement resulting from the DPS will be considered as a contract made in England according to English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. The Authority does not bind itself to accept any Indicative Tender (bid) and reserves the right to accept any part of the Indicative Tender (bid) unless the tenderer expressly stipulates to the contrary. The Race Relations Act1976, as amended by the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 (RRA), gives the Authority a statutory duty to promote race equality. In order to fully comply with its duty under the RRA, the Authority will take steps to ensure that its procurement activity and resulting contracts also promote race equality.
The Authority expressly reserves the right (i) not to award any contract as a result of the DPS process commenced by publication of this notice; and (ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the competition; and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates. There can be no guarantee of subsequent call-off contracts being awarded, any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgment of potential suppliers. Any orders placed under this DPS will form a separate contract under the scope of this DPS between the supplier and the specific requesting other Contracting Body.
The Authority has established a DPS for use by the following Contracting Bodies and UK public sector bodies (and any future successors to these bodies) Central Government Departments, Executive Agencies and NDPBs.
The government departments detailed in the following list are likely to use the DPS, which includes ‘the Ministry of Defence and its agencies, trading funds and non departmental public bodies’ as well as any other UK government department listed in the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Public Sector Classification Guide, which is updated monthly and can be found at the following link:
The Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SME’s). However the evaluation of Indicative Tender (bid)s will be based solely on the criteria set out for the DPS.
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
Export Credits Guarantee Department.
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.
Royal Mail Group plc.
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority.
Defence Aviation Repair Agency (DARA).
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl).
UK Hydrographic Office.
Forensic Science Service.
Actis Capital LLP.
CDC Group plc.
Working Links Limited.
British Waterways Authority.
Covent Garden Market Authority.
QEII Conference Centre.
Northern Ireland Water.
National Parks Authorities.
Educational Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Education including Schools, Universities and Colleges but NOT.
Police Forces in the United Kingdom.
Fire and Rescue Services (including Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland).
NHS Bodies England including Acute Trusts, Ambulance Trusts, Primary Care trusts, Care Trusts, NHS Hospital Trusts, Foundation Trusts, Strategic Health Authorities, Mental Health Trusts, Special Health Authorities, Community Health Councils, Local Health Boards, NHS Trusts, including Ambulance Trusts. (There is also a drill down to NHS Doctors making them ‘easily identifiable’).
Hospices in UK including Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations).
Third Sector and Charities.
Scottish Public Bodies.
Scottish Local Authorities.
Scottish Agencies, NDPBs.
Scottish NHS Bodies.
Scottish Further and Higher Education Bodies.
Scottish Fire and Rescue.
Scottish Housing Associations.
The Scotland Office.
Scotland Citizens Advice.
Welsh Public Bodies National Assembly for Wales, Welsh Assembly Government and Welsh Local Authorities.
NHS Wales GP Practices.
NI Public Bodies.
Northern Ireland Government Departments.
Northern Ireland Public Sector Bodies and Local Authorities.
Schools in Northern Ireland.
Further and Higher Education in Northern Ireland.
Health and Social care in Northern Ireland.
Police Service of Northern Ireland.
Citizens Advice Northern Ireland
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VI.2)Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 28/03/2014
I) Address of the other contracting authority/entity on behalf of which the contracting authority/entity is purchasing
1: Contracting Authority
Ralli Quays, 3 Stanley Street, Salford, M60 9LA, United Kingdom