Services - 176049-2019

15/04/2019    S74    Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Supply services of personnel including temporary staff

2019/S 074-176049

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Scottish Government
Postal address: Victoria Quay, Leith
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UKM
Postal code: EH6 6QQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: David Bilton
E-mail: david.bilton@gov.scot
Telephone: +44 1312443627

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Framework Agreement for Interim IT Staff Services — National

Reference number: SP-18-015
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79620000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This Framework Agreement is for the provision of Interim IT staff services on a national basis (throughout the whole of Scotland). The Framework Agreement will be for a maximum period of 48 months. Contractors must be capable of supplying suitably qualified interim workers covering a diverse range of skill sets that have been through the relevant disclosure/security processes. Interim workers should be suitably trained and experienced to perform the duties required of them and must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 102 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72222300
75100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Scotland Wide.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Framework Agreement is for the provision of Interim IT staff services on a national basis (throughout the whole of Scotland). The Framework Agreement will be for a maximum period of 48 months. Contractors must be capable of supplying suitably qualified interim workers covering a diverse range of skill sets that have been through the relevant disclosure/security processes. Interim workers should be suitably trained and experienced to perform the duties required of them and must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. The Contractor must be able to provide coverage Nationally (whole of Scotland), with consistent levels of service for varied assignment types and terms as required by the framework public bodies, on a cost effective and best value basis. Contractors will be able to provide interim workers to meet requirements at the framework public bodies’ premises as and when required. Contractors must provide comprehensive management information throughout the duration of the Framework Agreement and any call-off contract awarded under the framework, to all participating framework public bodies.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Weighting / Weighting: 60 %
Price - Weighting: 40 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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 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
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 148-338972
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: SP-18-015
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
29/03/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 21
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 12
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 21
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: ASA Recruitment
Postal address: 6 Coates Crescent
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UKM
Postal code: EH3 7AL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2266222
Fax: +44 2402707
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Lorien Resourcing Ltd
Postal address: Randolph House, 4 Charlotte Lane
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UKM75
Postal code: EH2 4QZ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2039100059
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Harvey Nash
Postal address: 2-4 Waterloo Place, Waverly Gate (LG2)
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UKM75
Postal code: EH1 3EG
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 4604309
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Venesky-Brown
Postal address: 4A Rutland Square
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: EH1 2AS
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 439434
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 102 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 102 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(SC Ref:580437)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Scottish Government
Postal address: Victoria Quay, Leith
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH6 6QQ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312443627

Internet address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

An economic operator that suffers or risks suffering loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court of Session.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11/04/2019