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Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Supply of White Collar and Blue Collar Agency Workers for UKAEA Based at Culham Science Centre
UKAEA is looking for a supplier who can provide blue and white collar agency supplied workers in the science and engineering sector. The purpose of this PIN is to invite all interested suppliers to a bidders day on the 19.2.2019 to give interested suppliers a chance to learn more about this opportunity. The competition is scheduled to commence with the Invitation to Tender document being released to Bidders in May 2019. Bidders can obtain more information regarding this by attending the bidders day set out in this notice.
Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, Oxforrdshire.
UKAEA currently has 2 separate contracts for 235 White-collar Agency Supplied Workers supplied with an annual spend of approximately 17 500 000 GBP and 110 Blue-collar Agency Supplied Workers supplied with an annual spend of 5 500 000 GBP.
UKAEA now wish to amalgamate the two current contracts. The new contract will be for 3 years with an option to extend for up to a further 3 years on an annual basis. UKAEA will not guarantee the number of ASWs required under the contract.
UKAEA is looking for a supplier who can meet the challenges of recruiting and retaining high quality blue and white collar agency supplied workers in the science and engineering sector. The supplier will be responsible for sourcing and retaining workers, day-to-day management of the contract and provision of an e-recruitment and timesheeting system. To manage this contract, the supplier will be required to provide an embedded onsite team as well as support from senior offsite management. In addition, the supplier must be able to provide legislative advice and training sessions to UKAEA managers.
UKAEA wish to invite all interested suppliers to a bidders day on the 19.2.2019 to give suppliers a chance to learn more about this opportunity. This event will be structured into two sessions, the morning session will include a presentation by UKAEA including details of UKAEA’s requirements, the procurement process and scope and indicative timelines. In the afternoon, UKAEA will hold meetings with any interested suppliers to answer any specific questions, these sessions will be held on a bilateral basis and will not form part of the procurement process. If you wish to attend this event please email Maili Nugent@ukaea.uk by 13.2.2019 to register your interest and confirm whether you wish to book a bilateral meeting. Upon receipt of your expression of interest we will confirm the agenda, venue and times for the event which will be sent to attendees no later than 15.2.2019.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information