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Soft Market Testing is a method of gathering market intelligence on a given subject area by engaging with the providers of the goods/services required. Nottingham Revenue & Benefits Ltd (NRB Ltd) is to undertake a soft market testing exercise to ...

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Nottingham City Council
Loxley House, Station Street
Nottingham
NG2 3NG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Bev Osbourne
Telephone: +44 0
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKF14

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=b3f58878-7702-e711-80dd-005056b64545&p=527b4bbd-5c58-e511-80ef-000c29c9ba21

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Soft Market Testing for Fast track recruitment.

Reference number: DN246532
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Soft Market Testing is a method of gathering market intelligence on a given subject area by engaging with the providers of the goods/services required. Nottingham Revenue & Benefits Ltd (NRB Ltd) is to undertake a soft market testing exercise to canvass external providers of recruitment & training for Benefits and Council Tax colleagues. For the purpose of this exercise, it is important to note that we are looking for a provider able to advertise, recruit, train and test groups of high calibre individuals in a short window. NRB is based in Nottingham city centre. The company requires a recruitment solution which can deliver against both forecast recruitment windows and which is also able to react swiftly to new requirements. The numbers of staff required will vary and NRB Ltd is seeking to minimise the length of time from the need arising to having trained, high calibre staff operational. A rigorous process including selection, referencing, DBS checks and training is required.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79600000
80570000
80532000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF14
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Soft Market Testing is a method of gathering market intelligence on a given subject area by engaging with the providers of the goods/services required. Nottingham Revenue & Benefits Ltd (NRB Ltd) is to undertake a soft market testing exercise to canvass external providers of recruitment & training for Benefits and Council Tax colleagues. For the purpose of this exercise, it is important to note that we are looking for a provider able to advertise, recruit, train and test groups of high calibre individuals in a short window. NRB is based in Nottingham city centre. The company requires a recruitment solution which can deliver against both forecast recruitment windows and which is also able to react swiftly to new requirements. The numbers of staff required will vary and NRB Ltd is seeking to minimise the length of time from the need arising to having trained, high calibre staff operational. A rigorous process including selection, referencing, DBS checks and training is required.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
06/03/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/03/2017