East West Railway Company: East West Rail Executive Search Firm Procurement

  East West Railway Company is using Delta eSourcing to run this tender exercise

Notice Summary
Title: East West Rail Executive Search Firm Procurement
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: East West Railway Company
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Open
Short Description: The East West Railway Company is seeking to appoint an executive (c-suite) search firm, on an exclusive basis, to work in partnership with the company to run a open, fair and transparent recruitment process in order to permanently appoint the company leadership team (excluding the CEO and Chair). This includes the following roles: - Finance Director - Strategy Director - Engineering Director - Western Section Delivery Director - Central Section Delivery Director These individuals will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and will be employed on permanent contracts of employment directly by EWR Co. The appointed firm will be expected to demonstrate expert knowledge in the field of rail infrastructure/construction recruitment and undertake full executive search, and other related services, on behalf of EWR Co.
Published: 04/03/2019 17:06

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UK-London: Recruitment services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             East West Railway Company Limited
             4th Floor, Albany House, 94-98 Petty France, London, SW1H 9EA, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 7977436583, Email: tenders@eastwestrail.co.uk
             Contact: Sebastian Ambaye & Ami Keilah
             Main Address: www.eastwestrail.co.uk
             NUTS Code: UK
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Recruitment-services./S98E8EGX28
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address       
      Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Body governed by public law
      I.5) Main activity
            Other activity:

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: East West Rail Executive Search Firm Procurement       
      Reference Number: CT055
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      79600000 - Recruitment services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES
      II.1.4) Short description: The East West Railway Company is seeking to appoint an executive (c-suite) search firm, on an exclusive basis, to work in partnership with the company to run a open, fair and transparent recruitment process in order to permanently appoint the company leadership team (excluding the CEO and Chair). This includes the following roles:

- Finance Director

- Strategy Director

- Engineering Director

- Western Section Delivery Director

- Central Section Delivery Director

These individuals will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and will be employed on permanent contracts of employment directly by EWR Co. The appointed firm will be expected to demonstrate expert knowledge in the field of rail infrastructure/construction recruitment and undertake full executive search, and other related services, on behalf of EWR Co.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 200,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      Not Provided       
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: The successful firm will be appointed on a campaign-specific agreement to undertake full executive search, and other related services, on behalf of EWR Co. This will include, as a minimum;

•Full client briefings around role and candidate requirements
•Direct headhunting and advertising of roles in locations
•Identification of suitable candidates for presentation in a Long List
•Identification of suitable candidates for presentation in a Short List
•Collection of Diversity Monitoring Information as per EWR Co. Diversity Monitoring Standards
•Provide guidance over salary expectations and complete salary negotiations on behalf of EWR Co. with the preferred candidates
•Full Candidate Management throughout the recruitment process, including candidate interview availability and providing candidate feedback
•Complete offer management; both verbal and written acceptance of role
•Follow up candidate management following successful placement of the candidate for a period of six months
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Criteria below
            Quality criterion - Name: Proposed Methdology / Weighting: 50
            Quality criterion - Name: Capability / Weighting: 20
                        
            Cost criterion - Name: Fee as a percentage of first-year salary. / Weighting: 30
                              
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 200,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 12       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/S98E8EGX28       


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
      List and brief description of conditions:          
      As part of their tender response, interested parties will be requested to self-declare that they have not breached any of the mandatory grounds for exclusion as per regulation 57 (1) and (2) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. These criteria are listed at the following link: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/551130/List_of_Mandatory_and_Discretionary_Exclusions.pdf    
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Interested parties will be asked to provide details of up to two contracts, in any combination from either the public or private sector, where they have recruited executive-level roles within the construction/infrastructure sector. Failure to provide these examples will result in exclusion from this competition, unless a suitable justification is provided.    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      The appointed firm will be expected to demonstrate:

- Expert knowledge in the field of rail infrastructure/construction recruitment.

- Prior extensive proficiency in placing experienced skilled candidates into C-suite positions for sustainable periods.

- Full search and source capability.

- Efficient and sustainable back office capabilities
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
         
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
      Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description OPEN
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO    
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes       
   IV.2) Administrative information
      IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
         Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 15/04/2019 Time: 00:00
            
      IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,       
      IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
         Duration in month(s): 3
      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 16/04/2019
         Time: 09:00
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used Yes       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted Yes       
   Electronic payment will be used Yes       
   VI.3) Additional Information: For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Recruitment-services./S98E8EGX28

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/S98E8EGX28
   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             High Court of England and Wales
       Strand, London, WC2A 2LL, United Kingdom
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 04/03/2019

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