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Services - 60036-2019

07/02/2019    S27

United Kingdom-Abingdon: Recruitment services

2019/S 027-060036

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Culham Science Centre
Town: Abingdon
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: OX14 3DB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Helen East
E-mail: Helen.east@ukaea.uk
Telephone: +44 1235466921
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-atomic-energy-authority
Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/72814
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Fusion Research

Section II: Object

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

Supply of White Collar and Blue Collar Agency Workers for UKAEA Based at Culham Science Centre

Reference number: T/HFE009/19
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79600000 Recruitment services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

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.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 138 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79610000 Placement services of personnel
79612000 Placement services of office-support personnel
79620000 Supply services of personnel including temporary staff
79623000 Supply services of commercial or industrial workers
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, Oxforrdshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

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.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
07/05/2019

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: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
05/02/2019