Tender opportunity title: UK SBS PS17019 Recruitment Agency for Fixed Term and Permanent ICT roles across UK SBS and Research Councils.
Short description of the tender opportunity: The overall objective is to have a contract with a recruitment agency to assist in providing candidates for difficult fixed term or permanent ISS roles where direct sourcing has not been successful. ‘Information, Systems and Services’ or ‘ISS’ is the name of our in-house information and communications technology (ICT) team. This requirement relates to UK Shared Business Services and the UK’s 7 Research Councils. A contract with a recruitment agency will enable us to build strong a relationship with our recruitment partner and maximise cost efficiency by having preferred rates with this agency and monitor service/quality through a formal contract. The services covered by this procurement exercise have not been sub-divided into lots. The key deliverable of this contract is to provide recruitment services for all ICT roles required by UK SBS and the Research Councils. This could only be completed by a contractor who has been involved in the entire process.
Estimated total value excluding VAT: £300,000
Award criteria: Quality Weighting: 80%, Price Weighting: 20%
Duration of the contract – 36 months
Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate: 2pm, 1st June 2017
UK Shared Business Services Ltd wishes to establish an agreement for use by the following UK public sector bodies (and any future successors to these organisations). The Contract will be open for use by:
- UK Shared Business Services (UK SBS),
- Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC),
- Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC),
- Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC),
- Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC),
- Natural Environment Research Council (NERC),
- Medical Research Council (MRC),
- Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).
Name and addresses
UK Shared Business Services Limited
Polaris House, North Star Avenue
Contact person: Alistair Staunton-Lambert
Telephone: +44 1793867812
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