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UK-London: Recruitment services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Department for Culture, Media and Sport, UK
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2072116000, Email: commercial@culture.gov.uk
Main Address: www.gov.uk/dcms
NUTS Code: UK

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

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:
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Cyber Security Apprenticeships for Critical Sectors - Recruitment Provider
Reference number: 100726

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
79600000 - Recruitment services.


II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: DCMS is seeking a recruitment provider, suitably experienced in Cyber Security recruitment, in order to fulfil the requirement to recruit apprentices into the cyber security profession for the target sectors. To deliver end-to-end recruitment, including assessment, associated marketing to potential applicants and on-boarding of the cyber security apprentices.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 1,295,250

Currency:GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
79635000 - Assessment centre services for recruitment.


II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UK - UNITED KINGDOM

Main site or place of performance:
UNITED KINGDOM


II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is seeking a recruitment provider, suitably experienced in Cyber Security recruitment, in order to fulfil the requirement to recruit apprentices into the cyber security profession for the target sectors.This invitation to tender is for services to:┐Deliver end-to-end recruitment, including assessment, associated marketing to potential applicants and on-boarding of the cyber security apprentices. The apprentices will be recruited to be employed in the energy and transport sectors, and will be trained under the Cyber Security Level 4 Apprenticeship Standards ┐ Cyber Security Technologist (including both Cyber Security Technologist and Cyber Risk Analyst specialisms) and Cyber Intrusion Analyst, as set out in the published standards and accompanying Occupational Briefs and Assessment Plans.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Quality criterion - Name: Case study 1 / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Skills, expertise and capacity / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Methodology / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding of the cyber security sector / Weighting: 10

Cost criterion - Name: Pricing / Weighting: 30


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: Not Provided


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open


IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No


IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

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 OJEU: 2016/S 215-391601



IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: 100726
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 16/01/2017

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
QA Limited
Rath House, 55-65 Uxbridge Road, Slough, SL1 1SG, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UK
The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided
Total value of the contract/lot: 1,295,250
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=241417838

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2072116000, Email: commercial@culture.gov.uk

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 23/02/2017






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