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Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council intends to enter into a contract with a suitably qualified and experienced contractor to deliver Employment Agency Services across all Council functions. The contract is likely to require the successful ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council
66 Portstewart Road
Coleraine
BT52 1EY
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKN

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Provision of Employment Agency Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79600000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council intends to enter into a contract with a suitably qualified and experienced contractor to deliver Employment Agency Services across all Council functions. The contract is likely to require the successful contractor to provide temporary agency workers for a wide range of posts throughout the full geographical location of the Council.

It is envisaged that these posts will range from short and medium term operational workers through to medium term managerial and technical workers. Council also anticipate a requirement for a number of seasonal temporary workers to provide additional manpower during busy seasons.

Established on 1.4.2015, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council continues to populate its structure with staff. As this process continues it is anticipated that the total spend on Employment Agency Services will reduce gradually over the coming years.

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: 21 500 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council intends to enter into a contract with a suitably qualified and experienced contractor to deliver Employment Agency Services across all Council functions. The contract is likely to require the successful contractor to provide temporary agency workers for a wide range of posts throughout the full geographical location of the Council.

It is envisaged that these posts will range from short and medium term operational workers through to medium term managerial and technical workers. Council also anticipate a requirement for a number of seasonal temporary workers to provide additional manpower during busy seasons.

Established on 1.4.2015, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council continues to populate its structure with staff. As this process continues it is anticipated that the total spend on Employment Agency Services will reduce gradually over the coming years.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
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
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
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

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
01/02/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Grafton Recruitment
The Boat, 47 Queens Square
Belfast
BT1 3FG
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKN
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 21 500 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Royal Courts of Justice
Chichester Street
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Royal Courts of Justice
Chichester Street
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Royal Courts of Justice
Chichester Street
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/02/2017