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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Pre Employment Checks
Document Ref:
408814-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Essex County Council
Date Published:
30 August 2019
Deadline Date:
30 September 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
Labels:

Notice Abstract

The Essex County Council (ECC) eDBS Service currently processes Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks for internal staff, and also provides the service to external customer organisations across the UK. ECC is seeking to replace its current service provision with a service that will include a wider range of pre-employment checks. For further information please see the specification available on the portal.Potential suppliers must be licensed to carry out eDBS checks.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Essex County Council

County Hall, Market Road

Chelmsford

CM1 1QH

UK

Contact person: Andrew Beaver

Telephone: +44 3330136253

E-mail: andrew.beaver@essex.gov.uk

NUTS: UKH3

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.delta-esourcing.com

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.essex.gov.uk

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Software-package-and-information-systems./X4475773ZZ


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Software-package-and-information-systems./X4475773ZZ


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Pre Employment Checks

Reference number: 0817

II.1.2) Main CPV code

48000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The Essex County Council (ECC) eDBS Service currently processes Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks for internal staff, and also provides the service to external customer organisations across the UK. ECC is seeking to replace its current service provision with a service that will include a wider range of pre-employment checks. For further information please see the specification available on the portal.

Potential suppliers must be licensed to carry out eDBS checks.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKH3

Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Essex County Council (ECC) eDBS Service currently processes Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks for internal staff, and also provides the service to external customer organisations across the UK. The current split of checks is approx. 20 % internal to 80 % external. ECC is seeking to replace its current service provision with a service that will include a wider range of pre-employment checks. The system shall be candidate driven with minimal manual intervention by ECC. This shall include technology which enhances customer experience to ensure we are at the forefront of service provision giving an advantage over competitors such as facial recognition for right to work purposes. The preference is for a cloud-based service with minimal impact on ECC’s infrastructure.

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: 300 000.00 GBP

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:

The contract may be extended for a period of up to 12 months.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/X4475773ZZ

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about 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: 30/09/2019

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/09/2019

Local time: 16:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Software-package-and-information-systems./X4475773ZZ

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/X4475773ZZ

GO Reference: GO-2019828-PRO-15304477

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court

Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

28/08/2019

Current Notes