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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Manchester: Preferred Supplier List for Strategic Communications and Engagement Recruitment
Document Ref:
539984-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
General Medical Council (GMC)
Date Published:
14 November 2019
Deadline Date:
17 December 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

Two recruitment lots — one for each function — are available. An agency can confirm they meet the requirements of 1 or both lots. They will be expected to demonstrate how they can supply candidates in all the locations specified, recognising the directorate has people based in all four UK nations.Lot 1: public affairs and external relations roles.The agency will supply candidates for permanent, fixed term and temporary roles in London, Manchester, other England locations, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.Lot 2: communications, digital and marketing roles.The agency will supply candidates for permanent, fixed term and temporary roles in London and Manchester.

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

General Medical Council (GMC)

3 Hardman Street

Manchester

M3 3AW

UK

Telephone: +44 1619236340

E-mail: gmctender@gmc-uk.org

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.gmc-uk.org

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA19541

I.3) Communication

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

http://www.mytenders.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://www.mytenders.co.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Other: Medical regulation

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Preferred Supplier List for Strategic Communications and Engagement Recruitment

Reference number: GMC1083

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79600000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Two recruitment lots — one for each function — are available. An agency can confirm they meet the requirements of 1 or both lots. They will be expected to demonstrate how they can supply candidates in all the locations specified, recognising the directorate has people based in all four UK nations.

Lot 1: public affairs and external relations roles.

The agency will supply candidates for permanent, fixed term and temporary roles in London, Manchester, other England locations, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.

Lot 2: communications, digital and marketing roles.

The agency will supply candidates for permanent, fixed term and temporary roles in London and Manchester.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Public Affairs and External Relations Roles

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79600000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The agency must be able to identify and recommend candidates who closely match our recruitment requirements. We expect agencies to have a high level of understanding of candidates' experience, knowledge, technical skills and behaviours in order to assess and recommend their suitability for roles we are recruiting. This level of understanding is most likely achieved by interviewing candidates, ideally on a face-to-face basis (or if necessary comprehensively over the telephone). If the supplier cannot meet the GMC’s requirements or are unable to source candidates, they must notify the GMC as soon as possible.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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:

There will be the option to extend the original contract duration by 2 periods of 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

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Communications, Digital and Marketing Roles

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79600000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The agency must be able to identify and recommend candidates who closely match our recruitment requirements. We expect agencies to have a high level of understanding of candidates' experience, knowledge, technical skills and behaviours in order to assess and recommend their suitability for roles we are recruiting. This level of understanding is most likely achieved by interviewing candidates, ideally on a face-to-face basis (or if necessary comprehensively over the telephone). If the Supplier cannot meet the GMC’s requirements or are unable to source candidates, they must notify the GMC as soon as possible.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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:

There will be the option to extend the original contract duration by 2 periods of 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

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: 17/12/2019

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: 17/12/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders website at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=218036

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(MT Ref:218036)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

General Medical Council (GMC)

3 Hardman Street

Manchester

M3 3AW

UK

Telephone: +44 1619236340

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.gmc-uk.org

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

12/11/2019

Current Notes