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Tender description

For the provision of temporary and permanent recruitment services.

Legal, economic, financial and technical information

List and brief description of conditions
As per documentation.
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
YES
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
YES

Procedure

Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
2018-12-14
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

75

None

Notice number in the OJ S
2018/S 016-032599
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement
Yes
Languages in which projects or requests to participate may be drawn up
EN
Local time
12:00
Date
2018-11-09
Type of contest
Restricted

Complementary information

Additional information

1.3.1 Subject to paragraph 1.3.3, the Framework Agreement is being tendered on behalf of members of the following purchasing organisations (the Participating Consortia):

— Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) http://www.supc.ac.uk/engage/our-members/our-members

— North East Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC) http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

— North West Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC) http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/our-members

— London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

— Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

— Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales (HEPCW) http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/ (the members of such Participating Consortia, together with SUPC Members being Members).

Some Institutions are not public bodies within the meaning of the PCR2015. They may advertise their contracts in the OJEU on a voluntary basis and without prejudice to their freedom to depart from the rules set out in the PCR. Their aim is to apply best practice and secure the best value outcome for the institution.

Date of dispatch of this notice
2018-10-09
Electonic ordering will be used
YES
Electronic payment will be used
YES
Review body

Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium

Reading Enterprise Centre, Earley Gate, University of Reading

Reading

RG6 6BU

+44 1189357081

supc@reading.ac.uk

www.supc.ac.uk

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures
YES
This is a recurrent procurement
No
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
YES Main CPV code 79600000

Bidding information

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Subscription plans

Bidding deadline

9 Nov 2018

0 days remaining

Total estimated value

GBP 250.0 million

Locations

United Kingdom, Reading

LOTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TENDER

Admin Roles National

Value

GBP Not specified

Admin Roles National 11.1 This lot is designed to cover office based support staff as well clerical style support roles such as librarians, data entry, invigilation staff, and summer admissions vacancies. • Team administrator • Admin officer or assistant • Receptionist • PA • Secretary • Business support manager • Data entry clerk • Filing clerk • Call handler • Call centre/customer service operative/advisor • Executive assistant • Administration manager • Librarian staff • Invigilation staff

Envisaged number of candidates

10

Description of options

SUPC will award this Framework Agreement on the basis of 3+1 years.

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates

See documentation

Yes

Various projects funded by EU in various institutions in the UK

Additional information

It is anticipated that some of the future call-off contracts under this framework will be part or fully funded from external streams, including European Union (EU) funding (ERDF/ESIF) and potentialy other research bodies. All funding accessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants.

Ancillary Roles - National

Value

GBP Not specified

Ancillary Roles - National 12.1 This lot is designed to cover a broad range of ancillary and operational staff; including hospitality and event staff, waiting staff, front of house, and retail staff. • Security operatives • Security supervisor • Door supervisor • Cloakroom staff • Cleaning operatives • Cleaning supervisor • Electrician • Plumber • General estates operatives • Grounds maintenance operatives/supervisors • General maintenance operatives/supervisors • Painter/decorator • Cook/catering staff • Hospitality/events staff • Waiting Staff (inc silver service) • Front of hours • Retail operatives • Porterage • Laboratory staff • Nursery workers

Envisaged number of candidates

10

Description of options

SUPC will award on the basis of 3+1 years

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates

See documentation

Yes

Various projects funded by EU in various institutions in the UK

Additional information

It is anticipated some of the future call-off contracts under this fframework will be part or fully funded from external streams, including European union (EU) funding (ERDF/ESIF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding accessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants

Admin Roles - Greater London only

Value

GBP Not specified

Admin Roles - Greater London only 11.1 This lot is designed to cover office based support staff as well clerical style support roles such as librarians, data entry, invigilation staff, and summer admissions vacancies. • Team administrator • Admin officer or assistant • Receptionist • PA • Secretary • Business support manager • Data entry clerk • Filing clerk • Call handler • Call centre/customer service operative/advisor • Executive assistant • Administration manager • Librarian staff • Invigilation staff

Envisaged number of candidates

8

Description of options

SUPC will award on a 3+1 years basis

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates

See documentation

Yes

Various projects funded by EU in various institutions in the UK

Additional information

It is anticipated some of the future call-off contracts under this framework will be part or fully funded from external streams, including European union (EU) funding (ERDF/ESIF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding accessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants

Ancillary Roles Greater London

Value

GBP Not specified

Ancillary Roles Greater London 12.1 This lot is designed to cover a broad range of ancillary and operational staff; including hospitality and event staff, waiting staff, front of house, and retail staff. • Security operatives • Security supervisor • Door supervisor • Cloakroom staff • Cleaning operatives • Cleaning supervisor • Electrician • Plumber • General estates operatives • Grounds maintenance operatives/supervisors • General maintenance operatives/supervisors • Painter/decorator • Cook/catering staff • Hospitality/events staff • Waiting Staff (inc silver service) • Front of hours • Retail operatives • Porterage • Laboratory staff • Nursery workers

Envisaged number of candidates

8

Description of options

SUPC will awardon the basis of 3+1 years

Yes

Various projects funded by EU in various institutions in the UK

Additional information

It is anticipated some of the future call-off contracts under this framework will be part or fully funded from external streams, including European union (EU) funding (ERDF/ESIF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding accessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants

Corporate and Professional Roles

Value

GBP Not specified

Corporate and Professional Roles 13.1 This lot is designed to cover a wide range of more senior staff across HR, Finance, Procurement, Marketing and Communications, Legal staff, Project Managers, Head of Department roles and Senior and Executive roles. Roles may include: • HR officer • HR manager • Recruitment advisor/manager • Learning and development officer • Training manager • Procurement/purchasing officer/manager • Accountant • Payroll manager • Finance manager • Project manager • Programme manager • Estates manager and Estates Professional Service Execs • Facilities management manager • Marketing and Communications manager • Bibliographic/Content manager 13.2 The Supplier should have a full understanding of where these roles in the market are fulfilled temporary workers in the traditional sense, or contractors on different pay structures such daily rates and limited companies. 13.3 The Supplier should have an understanding of the types of candidates that will not only be capable of doing the job, but will be a good fit for the department, organisation, or institution.

Envisaged number of candidates

12

Description of options

SUPC will award on the basis of 3+1 years

Yes

Various projects funded by EU in various institutions in the UK

Additional information

It is anticipated some of the future call-off contracts under this framework will be part or fully funded from external streams, including European union (EU) funding (ERDF/ESIF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding accessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants

Data, Digital, and Technical

Value

GBP Not specified

Data, Digital, and Technical 14.1 This lot covers the full range of IT, ITC, data, digital, cloud and technical roles. It covers the full scope from IT helpdesk staff, right through to senior IT managers. Example roles include but are not limited to: • Database developer • MIS manager • E-commerce advisor • IT Helpdesk operative/manager • Content manager • Software engineer • Architect (enterprise/solution/technical) • IT manager • IT Project/programme Manager • Business analyst • IT trainer • SITS Contractors • Director of IT 14.2 The Supplier should have a full understanding of where these roles in the market are fulfilled temporary workers in the traditional sense, or contractors on different pay structures such daily rates and limited companies. 14.3 The Supplier should have an understanding of the types of candidates that will not only be capable of doing the job, but will be a good fit for the department, organisation, or institution.

Envisaged number of candidates

12

Description of options

SUPC will award on the basis of 3+1 years

Yes

Various projects funded by EU in various institutions in the UK

Additional information

It is anticipated some of the future call-off contracts under this framework will be part or fully funded from external streams, including European union (EU) funding (ERDF/ESIF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding accessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants

One Stop Shop and Payroll Services

Value

GBP Not specified

One Stop Shop and Payroll Services 15.1 This lot covers 2 main areas: 15.1.1 One Stop Shop – where an institution requires a supplier to fulfil any of the above listed roles. The institution may specify a number of roles for a given period; or may call off on an ad hoc basis. 15.1.2 This One Stop Shop may include very specialist or niche roles where the Supplier will be expected to work with other subsidiary agencies as names by the institution 15.1.3 Payroll Services – this is where the Member Institution have a candidate ready and available for a role, but need a means of confirming background checks and pay rolling the employee.

Envisaged number of candidates

8

Description of options

SUPC will award on a 3+1 years basis

Yes

Various projects funded by EU in various institutions in the UK

Additional information

It is anticipated some of the future call-off contracts under this framework will be part or fully funded from external streams, including European union (EU) funding (ERDF/ESIF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding accessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants

Non Medical Helpers

Value

GBP Not specified

Non Medical Helpers 16.1 The lot covers the provision of sufficiently highly qualified Non-Medical Helpers to deliver a service to students with disabilities who are studying at Member Institutions. This lot may require the Supplier to attend site more regularly than other Suppliers and those bidding for this lot should be aware of this. 16.2 The Supplier will work with the Member institutions to ensure the that the services delivered to students are managed and delivered in a timely and professional manner and are of the standard required. 16.3 The Supplier will need to fully screen new support workers to standards as agreed with the member institution which include but not be limited to the following • Advertising and attracting candidates • Pre-screening • Testing as agreed with the University • Interviewing to validate skills and experience • Referencing • DBS checks on all staff • Eligibility checks • Employment checks 16.4 The Supplier will need to adhere to Student Loans Company regulations to enable the provision of a non-medical helper services. 16.5 The Supplier should have in place relationships with the appropriate major funding bodies such as SFE, SAAS or equivalents. 16.6 The Supplier will be responsible for ensuring that the workers have the appropriate skills to perform the duties required of them, and will be required to continue to ensure they have the correct skills going forwards. 16.7 The Supplier’s Account Manager will work closely with the Member Institution and work with both them and the student to ensure the correct information and funding streams are accessed and that time sheets are appropriately signed off. 16.8 The Member Institution and Supplier will work together to ensure that invoicing is carried outline with the Member Institutions guidelines and the appropriate funding body on a case by case basis. 16.9 The funding body shall pay to the Supplier the amount of any VAT chargeable at the prevailing rate in respect of the performance of the Services in accordance with the Agreement. 16.10 Job Roles to include: • Support Assistants • Enhanced Support Assistants (study Assistance) • Enhanced Support Assistants (Examination Support Worker) • Enhanced Support Assistant (Manual Note Taker) • Specialist Enabling Support (Electronic Note Taker) • Specialist Enabling Support (Specialist Transcription Services) • Specialist Access and Learning Facilitators (Specialist Mentor) • Specialist Access and Learning Facilitators (one to one study skills support)

Envisaged number of candidates

5

Description of options

SUPC will award on the basis of a 3+1 years

Yes

Various projects funded by EU in various institutions in the UK

Additional information

It is anticipated some of the future call-off contracts under this framework will be part or fully funded from external streams, including European union (EU) funding (ERDF/ESIF) and potentially other research bodies. All funding accessed under this framework will be considered compliant for the purposes of external funding by the named participants

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