Services - 607376-2021

26/11/2021    S230

Norway-Oslo: Recruitment services

2021/S 230-607376

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NORGES BANK
National registration number: 937884117
Postal address: Bankplassen 2
Town: OSLO
NUTS code: NO Norge
Postal code: 0151
Country: Norway
Contact person: Kari Tovseth
Telephone: +47 92846631
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Sentralbank
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Recruitment services - parallel framework agreements

Reference number: 21/03172
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79600000 Recruitment services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Norges Bank wants to enter into parallel framework agreement for recruitment services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO081 Oslo
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Norges Bank wants to enter into parallel framework agreements for recruitment businesses who will contribute to finding competent candidates for various positions. The procurement is divided into three parts, and two to four parallel framework agreements per LOT.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Norges Bank reserves the right to extend the contract for two years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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 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:

Tenderers must be a legally established company. Documentation Requirement: Company registration certificate (Norwegian companies). Foreign companies:

Proof that the company is registered in a trade or company register as prescribed by the law of the country where the tenderer is established. - Tenderers must have their tax and VAT payments in order (only applies to Norwegian companies) Documentation requirement: Tax and VAT certificate. The certificate must not be older than six months at the tender submission deadline.

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

The tenderer must have sufficient economic and financial capacity to carry out the delivery/contract. Documented by the tenderer’ Annual Financial Statement (including notes with reports from the board’s auditor] for the last two years. If the annual accounts for the previous year have not been completed by the tender deadline for this contest, the partial accounts must be attached for the previous year. Credit rating from a certified credit rating supplier (must not be more than two months old).

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

Recruitment system. Tenderers must confirm that Norges Bank’s current recruitment tool will be used in connection with recruitment for Norges Bank. Webcruiter is currently used.

Section IV: Procedure

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: 12
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 21/12/2021
Local time: 10:00
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 22/02/2022
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 21/12/2021
Local time: 10:00

The opening of tenders will not be public.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Oslo Tingrett
Town: Oslo
Country: Norway
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: