Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Recruitment Services for Permanent DCMS Finance Specialists Framework

  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is using Delta eSourcing to run this tender exercise

Notice Summary
Title: Recruitment Services for Permanent DCMS Finance Specialists Framework
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Open
Short Description: DCMS are looking to award a framework for recruitment of permanent employees specialising in Finance roles. This framework will be used to run recruitment exercises for any vacancies that arise across the finance teams, initially, over the next two years. As well as the Department’s Finance and Financial Accounting Teams, this contract may also cover any other financial role in the Department, for example in Broadband Delivery UK or other project teams. Detailed job description specifications for any role that we wish to fill using this framework will be provided as required during the contract.
Published: 02/09/2016 11:43
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UK-London: Recruitment services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             Department of Culture, Media and Sport
             100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 2072116000, Email: commercial@culture.gov.uk
             Contact: DCMS Commercial Team
             Main Address: www.gov.uk/dcms
             NUTS Code: UKI
      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./J4R59YTBJV
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Recruitment-services./J4R59YTBJV 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: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Recruitment-services./J4R59YTBJV
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
      I.5) Main activity
            Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: Recruitment Services for Permanent DCMS Finance Specialists Framework       
      Reference Number: 100683
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      79600000 - Recruitment services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: DCMS are looking to award a framework for recruitment of permanent employees specialising in Finance roles. This framework will be used to run recruitment exercises for any vacancies that arise across the finance teams, initially, over the next two years. As well as the Department’s Finance and Financial Accounting Teams, this contract may also cover any other financial role in the Department, for example in Broadband Delivery UK or other project teams. Detailed job description specifications for any role that we wish to fill using this framework will be provided as required during the contract.       
      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:
      79600000 - Recruitment services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKI LONDON
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: DCMS are looking to award a framework for recruitment of permanent employees specialising in Finance roles. This framework will be used to run recruitment exercises for any vacancies that arise across the finance teams, initially, over the next two years. As well as the Department’s Finance and Financial Accounting Teams, this contract may also cover any other financial role in the Department, for example in Broadband Delivery UK or other project teams. Detailed job description specifications for any role that we wish to fill using this framework will be provided as required during the contract.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      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: 24       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: The initial term of this contract will be for 24 months. The Department reserves the right to extend the contract for a further 24 months in increments of 12 months.
      
      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: Not provided       


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:          
      Not Provided       
      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    
      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.1.5) 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.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      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
      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    
         Framework agreement with several operators       
         Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3           
         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: 03/10/2016 Time: 12:00
            
      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: 03/10/2016
         Time: 12:00
      

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 No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted No       
   Electronic payment will be used No       
   VI.3) Additional Information: The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on the Delta e-sourcing portal: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/. You must register on this site to respond. If you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

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The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             Department of Culture, Media and Sport
       100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 2072116000
       Internet address: www.gov.uk/dcms
   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: 02/09/2016

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UK-London: Recruitment services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       Department of Culture, Media and Sport
       100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 2072116000, Email: commercial@culture.gov.uk
       Contact: DCMS Commercial Team
       Main Address: www.gov.uk/dcms
       NUTS Code: UKI

   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.4)Type of the contracting authority:
      Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

   I.5) Main activity:
      Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object Of The Contract

   II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title: Recruitment Services for Permanent DCMS Finance Specialists Framework            
      Reference number: 100683

      II.1.2) Main CPV code:
         79600000 - Recruitment services.


      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

      II.1.4) Short description: DCMS are looking to award a framework for recruitment of permanent employees specialising in Finance roles. This framework will be used to run recruitment exercises for any vacancies that arise across the finance teams, initially, over the next two years. As well as the Department’s Finance and Financial Accounting Teams, this contract may also cover any other financial role in the Department, for example in Broadband Delivery UK or other project teams. Detailed job description specifications for any role that we wish to fill using this framework will be provided as required during the contract.

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: No
                        
      II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
          Value: 200,000
                  
         Currency:GBP            

   II.2) Description

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79600000 - Recruitment services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKI - LONDON
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      LONDON
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: DCMS are looking to award a framework for recruitment of permanent employees specialising in Finance roles. This framework will be used to run recruitment exercises for any vacancies that arise across the finance teams, initially, over the next two years. As well as the Department’s Finance and Financial Accounting Teams, this contract may also cover any other financial role in the Department, for example in Broadband Delivery UK or other project teams. Detailed job description specifications for any role that we wish to fill using this framework will be provided as required during the contract.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Approach to the scope of work – Grades A(U), A & B. / Weighting: 25
      Quality criterion - Name: Approach to the scope of work – Grades C & D. / Weighting: 5
      Quality criterion - Name: Candidate Diversity / Weighting: 10
      Quality criterion - Name: Understanding of the sector / Weighting: 20
      Quality criterion - Name: Proposed Team - Skills, expertise and capacity / Weighting: 10
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Successful appointment of shortlisted candidate in a Grade A (U) role / Weighting: 8
      Cost criterion - Name: Successful appointment of shortlisted candidate in a Grade A role / Weighting: 8
      Cost criterion - Name: Successful appointment of shortlisted candidate in a Grade B role / Weighting: 8
      Cost criterion - Name: Successful appointment of shortlisted candidate in a Grade C role / Weighting: 3
      Cost criterion - Name: Successful appointment of shortlisted candidate in a Grade D role / Weighting: 3
            

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: 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
         

      II.2.14) Additional information: Not Provided


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

   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: Yes       
      

   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
      An electronic auction has been used: No

   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 OJEU: 2016/S 172-309069
      
   

   IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
      The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

   Contract No: 100738    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Not Provided

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 01/11/2016

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 15
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Allen Lane Limited
             Acre House, 11 - 15 William Road, London, NW1 3ER, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKI
            The contractor is an SME: No

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 200,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         

Award Of Contract (No.2)

   Contract No: 100739    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Not Provided

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 01/11/2016

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 15
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Michael Page International Recruitment Limited
             Page House, 1 Dashwood Lang Road, Weybridge, KT15 2QW, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKI
            The contractor is an SME: No

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 200,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         

Award Of Contract (No.3)

   Contract No: 100740    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Not Provided

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 01/11/2016

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 15
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Hays Specialist Recrutiment Limited
             250 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AF, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKI
            The contractor is an SME: No

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 200,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         
Section VI: Complementary information

   VI.3) Additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          Department of Culture, Media and Sport
          100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 2072116000
          Internet address: www.gov.uk/dcms

      VI.4.3) Review procedure
         Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

      VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
         Not Provided

   VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 27/02/2017