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Services Contract Award Notice



SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY

I.1) OFFICIAL NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY Official name: National Audit Office, Postal Address: 157-197 Buckingham Palace Road, Town: Victoria, Telephone: 0207 798 7343, E-mail: z3-procurement@nao.gsi.gov.uk, Contact Point(s): Central Procurement Team, For the attention of: Karen Wright, Postal Code: SW1W 9SP, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: 0207 798 5400, General address of the contracting authority (URL): www.nao.org.uk, Address of the Buyer Profile (URL): http://nao.g2b.info/index.htm
I.2) TYPE OF THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY AND MAIN ACTIVITY OR ACTIVITES
If 'other' please specify
I.2.1) MAIN ACTIVITY OR ACTIVITIES
If 'other' please specify
I.2.2) The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities?

SECTION II: OBJECT OF THE CONTRACT

II.1)TYPE OF CONTRACT Services
II.1.1) TITLE ATTRIBUTED TO THE CONTRACT BY THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY UK-London: E Recruitment Management System
II.1.2) Service category Number 7.
II.1.2.1) In case of contract for service categories 17 to 27 (see Annex B), do you agree to the publication of this notice?
II.1.2.2) Main place of performance
II.1.2.3) NUTS Code
II.1.3) The notice involves (if applicable)
II.1.4) Short description of the contract or purchase(s) Each year, the National Audit Office (NAO) hires approximately 250 individuals and processes approximately 3000 applications. These recruits are split between graduate, experienced hires and temporary vacancies. There are approximately 890 employees in 2 locations in England. The NAO's Headquarters are in Victoria, Central London, where the majority of its staff are based. The NAO also has a regional office in Newcastle. The NAO is a public sector organisation but it's recruitment requirements are similar to a medium/ large accountancy or professional services organisation. The NAO intends to award one contract for the following service: - provision of a single, named, non- bespoke, externally hosted e-recruitment management system (RMS) capable of running the end to end process of it's graduate, experienced hire and temporary recruitment. System requirements: - WCAG compliance to a minimum standard of AA; - ability to interface with websites, intranet, external job boards and recruitment agencies; - applicant tracking and communication (individual and bulk actions); - capability to record assessment evidence and ratings; - detailed management information reporting capabilities on key recruitment metrics including, but not limited to, time/ cost per hire, source, diversity, and campaign pipeline. Support requirements: - implementation management; - user training; - on-going technical support; - account management; - application upgrades. The NAO currently has no Recruitment Management System (RMS). It uses MS Outlook to accept application forms and CV's in MS Word Format for non-graduate recruitment, and for graduate recruitment the NAO uses an externally hosted e-application form which downloads twice weekly to review candidate application content. An MS Excel report containing candidate bio-data is also generated with the e-application download. All applications and assessment scores are tracked through the process using MS Excel spreadsheets, with candidate data and assessment documents being stored as paper files and on an electronic document management system. Applicants may obtain a copy of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire from: www.delta-ets.com.. To be able to access these documents you will firstly need to register your company details and enter the following Tender Access Code (TAC) 04T982425 at the bottom of the registration page, thereafter you will be issued with a username and password. If you have registered with Delta previously, please follow the link shown and click on the 'Delta-ets Home' tab instead. This will redirect you to the home page where you can log on using your existing username and password to collect the documents. You must then log into Delta-ets and click on the Vault tab. You will then automatically view the title of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire; click on this link and you will be taken to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire document. Please check that you are able to access these online documents, if you are experiencing problems, then please contact the Delta helpdesk @ helpdesk@delta-ets.com or call 0845 270 7050 for further assistance. If you have registered and have forgotten your Username and Password, please click on the forgotten password link on the Delta-ets homepage. Please ensure you allow plenty of time prior to the closing date and time and also ensure that only one file is uploaded back into vault, using Zip files where necessary. The completed Pre Qualification Questionnaire must be submitted no later than 14:00 hours on 10 July 2009. Software-related services. Document management software package. Project management software package.Software package and information systems.
II.1.5) Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)
Main Object: 48000000.
II.1.6) Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement(GPA)?
II.2.1) Total final value of contract(s)
Value
OR Lowest Offer
AND Highest Offer to be taken into consideration
Currency
Including VAT
If yes, specify VAT rate(%)

SECTION IV: PROCEDURE

IV.1) TYPE OF PROCEDURE Restricted
IV.1.1) Justification for the choice of negotiated procedure without prior call for competition
In order to benefit from the time-limit referred to above, in addition to the box(es) to be ticked above, please explain in a clear and comprehensive manner why the award of the contract without prior publication of a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union is lawful, by stating any case the relevant facts and, as appropriate, the conclusions of law in accordance with the Articles in Directive 2004/18/EC (500 words maximum).
IV.2) AWARD CRITERIA B) The most economically advantageous tender in terms of:
B1) the criteria as stated below:
1) Appropriateness of RMS product for NAO requirements. Weighting: 65%.
2) Other services required as part of the contract. Weighting: 20%.
3) Price. Weighting: 15%.
In descending order of priority: No.

IV.2.2) An electronic auction has been used
IV.3) Administrative Information
VI.3.1) File reference number attributed by the contracting authority (if applicable)
IV.3.2) Previous publication concerning the same contract
IV.3.2.1) Other previous publications

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SECTION V: AWARD OF CONTRACT

V.1) AWARD AND CONTRACT VALUE CONTRACT NO: 1
TITLE


V.1) DATE OF CONTRACT AWARD: 03/12/2009
V.2) NUMBER OF OFFERS RECEIVED: 9

V.3) Name and address of economic operator to whom the contract has been awarded
Official name: Jobtrain Ltd, Postal Address: Victoria Court, Town: Knutsford, Telephone: 01565 818 234, E-Mail: , For the attention of: , Postal code: WA16 0PF, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: , Internet address (URL):
V.4) Information on value of contract
V.4.1) Initial estimated total value of the contract:
64500.00, currency: GBP, Including VAT: Rate: %
V.4.2) Total final value of the contract:
Value:
OR Lowest offer:
/ highest offer:
Currency:
Including VAT: Rate: %
V.4.3) Annual or monthly value
Number of years OR Number of Months
V.5.1) Is the contract likely to be sub-contracted?NO
If yes, state value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties
Value (excluding VAT):
Currency:
Proportion (percentage):
Not known:NO
V.5.2) Short description of the value/proportion of the contract to be sub-contracted:
CONTRACT NO: 2
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V.1) DATE OF CONTRACT AWARD: 03/12/2009
V.2) NUMBER OF OFFERS RECEIVED: 9

V.3) Name and address of economic operator to whom the contract has been awarded
Official name: Jobtrain Ltd, Postal Address: Victoria Court, Town: Knutsford, Telephone: 01565 818 234, E-Mail: , For the attention of: , Postal code: WA16 0PF, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: , Internet address (URL):
V.4) Information on value of contract
V.4.1) Initial estimated total value of the contract:
64500.00, currency: GBP, Including VAT: Rate: %
V.4.2) Total final value of the contract:
Value:
OR Lowest offer:
/ highest offer:
Currency:
Including VAT: Rate: %
V.4.3) Annual or monthly value
Number of years OR Number of Months
V.5.1) Is the contract likely to be sub-contracted?NO
If yes, state value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties
Value (excluding VAT):
Currency:
Proportion (percentage):
Not known:NO
V.5.2) Short description of the value/proportion of the contract to be sub-contracted:


SECTION VI: COMPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

VI.1) CONTRACT RELATED TO A PROJECT AND/OR PROGRAMME FINANCED BY EU FUNDS?
If yes, reference to project(s) and/or programme(s):
VI.2) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (if applicable) GO reference: GO 10052405
VI.3.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures (if applicable)
Body responsible for mediation procedures (if applicable)
VI.3.2) Lodging of appeals (please fill heading VI.3.2 OR, if need be, heading VI.3.3)
VI.3.3) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4) DATE OF DISPATCH OF THIS NOTICE 24/05/2010


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