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The Provision of Recruitment Support for Senior & Executive Hires for the following lots; Lot 1 - Engineering, Operations & Projects. Lot 2 - Corporate Functions. Lot 3 - Environmental Health Safety & ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Sellafield Ltd
01002607
Calder Bridge
Seascale
CA20 1PG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Melanie Seal
Telephone: +44 1946783564
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKD

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.sellafieldsites.com

Address of the buyer profile: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/3510

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=9939&B=SELLAFIELD
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=9939&B=SELLAFIELD
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: nuclear decommissioning

Section II: Object

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

The Provision of Recruitment Support for Senior & Executive Hires.

Reference number: RFQ 9651
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79600000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Provision of Recruitment Support for Senior & Executive Hires for the following lots;

Lot 1 - Engineering, Operations & Projects.

Lot 2 - Corporate Functions.

Lot 3 - Environmental Health Safety & Quality, Technical.

Tenderers are referred to the ITT document for the detailed scope.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1 - Engineering, Operations & Projects.

Lot 2 - Corporate Functions.

Lot 3 - Environmental Health Safety & Quality, Technical.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

The Provision of Recruitment Support for Senior & Executive Hires Lot 1 Engineering, Operations & Projects

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Provision of Recruitment Support for Senior & Executive Hires Lot 1 Engineering, Operations and Projects.

Example Job title(s):

- Head of Design/Systems/Plant, Equipment/Asset Care/Maintenance Engineering,

- Head of Construction/ Commissioning,

- Head of Operations,

- Head of Project Delivery/Capability,

- Head of Programme,

- Operations/Engineering/Project Director.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/11/2017
End: 31/10/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of two 12 month periods (+1 +1).

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

The Provision of Recruitment Support for Senior & Executive Hires Lot 2 Corporate Functions

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Provision of Recruitment Support for Senior & Executive Hires Lot 2 Corporate Functions.

Example of Job Title(s);

- HR/Finance/Supply Chain/Security Director,

- Head of HR/Finance/Supply Chain/Security,

- Chief Information Officer,

- Senior IT Manager,

- Senior Security Manager,

- Head of Legal Services,

- Company Secretary,

- Head of Training,

- Head of Transformation/Change.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/11/2017
End: 31/10/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of two 12 month periods (+1 +1).

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

The Provision of Recruitment Support for Senior & Executive Hires Lot 3 EHS&Q & Technical

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Provision of Recruitment Support for Senior & Executive Hires Lot 3 Environmental, Health & Safety and Quality (EHS&Q) and Technical.

Example of Job Title(s);

- EHS&Q Director,

- Technical/Strategy Director,

- Head of Safety/Environment/Quality,

- Head of Technical,

- Head of Safety Case.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/11/2017
End: 31/10/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of two 12 month periods (+1 +1).

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

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:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Tenderers will be required to provide information as requested via Sellafield Ltd's system, details of which are set in section 1.3 of this notice. These details are mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in this tender.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Tenderers will be required to provide information as requested via Sellafield Ltd's system, details of which are set in section 1.3 of this notice. These details are mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in this tender.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Tenderers will be required to provide information as requested via Sellafield Ltd's system, details of which are set in section 1.3 of this notice. These details are mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in this tender.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Tenderers will be required to provide information as requested via Sellafield Ltd's system, details of which are set in section 1.3 of this notice. These details are mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in this tender.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Tenderers will be required to provide information as requested via Sellafield Ltd's system, details of which are set in section 1.3 of this notice. These details are mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in this tender.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Tenders are referred to part 3 of the ITT.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
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: 9
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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 months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 15/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Melanie Seal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

3 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The intention is to award a multi-supplier framework for each lot for a period of 1 year with an option to extend for a further 2, 1 year extensions. The Framework Agreement(s) shall be awarded to the top 3 tenderers having the highest total score in respect of each Lot.

SL will award the work for each call off against the Frameworks on a ranked basis. The packages of work will be offered to the highest scoring tenderer in the first instance, however if they cannot provide this service or choose not to accept the work, then the call-off would be offered to the second ranked bidder, and so on.

The Procurement comprises 3 lots (‘Lots’). Tenderers may bid for one, some or all of the Lots; provided that they pass the selection criteria applicable to each Lot that they express an interest in bidding for.

Sellafield reserves the right to:

- cancel, clarify or vary the Procurement at any stage;

- not award any Framework Agreement;

- require a Tenderer to clarify its Tender in writing and/or provide additional information (and failure to respond adequately or by the deadline stipulated shall give Sellafield the right to reject a Tender); and/ or

- amend the terms and conditions of the Procurement.

Cost and expenses;

All Tenderers are solely responsible for their costs and expenses incurred in connection with the preparation and submission of their Tender and all future stages of the Procurement. Under no circumstances will Sellafield, or any of their advisers, be liable for any costs or expenses borne by the Tenderer or any of its Key Supply Chain Members or advisers in this Procurement.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
London
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1946781963
E-mail:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
London Court of International Arbitration
70 Fleet Street
London
EC14 1EU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079367008
E-mail:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Part 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 addresses the remedies available to economic operators. Sellafield will incorporate a minimum of a ten (10) calendar day standstill period in accordance with Regulation 87 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 prior to concluding the award of any framework agreement pursuant to this notice. In the first instance, potentially aggrieved economic operators should notify Sellafield of an appeal.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/08/2017