Yorkshire Water Services (YWS) makes sure that all 5.2 million people living in the region have clean and safe drinking water on tap and that their wastewater is taken away. Our customers are at the heart of what we do and how we do things. We work best as a company to deliver this when we work together — teamwork, creativity, enthusiasm and passion are inherent within our 3 000 people who work 24/7, 365 days a year to keep Yorkshire [input]owing. To support this, we need to have an effective and successful recruitment process in place from start to finish. YWS wishes to invite expressions of interest (EoI) for a future tender to provide recruitment services to its business units.
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators
Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate: 5pm, 19th August 2020
Award criteria – quality – 40%, price – 60%
Contract duration: 60 months. The initial term is 3 years (36 months). YWS reserves the option of an extension(s) of 1 year each (+ 1) up to a maximum of two extensions, dependent on satisfactory contract performance of the appointed provider(s).
The tender will be made up of 3 hierarchy Lots containing sublots:
- Lot 1 (1.1 to 1.6): Preferred Supplier List (PSL);
- Lot 2: Managed Service Provider (MSP): IT Contractors and IT Temporary Workers;
- Lot 3: Managed Service Provider (MSP): all YWS Recruitment Needs;
PLEASE NOTE: TENDERS MAY BE SUBMITTED FOR ALL LOTS, HOWEVER THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO AWARD CONTRACTS COMBINING THE FOLLOWING LOTS OR GROUPS OF LOTS: LOT 3 SCOPE AND VALUE IS EQUAL TO LOT 1 AND 2 AND IF AWARDED WILL AUTOMATICALLY EXCLUDE THE AWARD OF LOT 1 AND LOT 2 FROM THE AWARD PROCESS. IF LOT 3 IS NOT SUCCESSFULLY AWARDED OR NOT DEEMED A VIABLE STRATEGIC OPTION FOR YWS, LOTS 1 AND 2 WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TO THE AWARD PROCESS.
Lot 1 – Preferred Supplier List (PSL)
- PSL Lot 1.1: Finance and Regulation (estimated 24 % of lot 1 total value),
- PSL Lot 1.2: HR, Shared Services and Commercial Services (estimated 43 % of lot 1 total value),
- PSL Lot 1.3: Asset Management (estimated 20 % of lot 1 total value),
- PSL Lot 1.4: Customer Experience (estimated 3 % of lot 1 total value),
- PSL Lot 1.5: IT Permanent Recruitment (estimated 3 % of lot 1 total value),
- PSL Lot 1.6: Drivers (estimated 7 % of lot 1 total value).
It is envisaged that each sublot will be awarded to multiple suppliers, however each or all sublots do not have to be necessarily awarded.
Lot 2 – Managed Service Provider (MSP): IT Contractors and IT Temporary Workers
Full management of Yorkshire Water IT contractor and IT temporary resources. Support with VMS technology and for IR35 compliance.
Lot 3 – Managed Service Provider (MSP): All YWS Recruitment Needs
Names & Addresses:
Yorkshire Water Services Ltd
PO BOX 500, Bradford, BE6 2SZ
Contact person: Alessandro Nitti
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.yorkshirewater.com, (however, we at Brunton Bid Writing have looked at this website and can’t see the tender opportunity published anywhere on it, so you will need to email Allessandro Nitti on the email address above to access the documents if you can’t find them – sorry!).