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Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Birmingham Organising Committee for the 2022 Commonwealth Games Ltd
One Brindley Place, Brindley Place
B1 2JB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Graham Radcliffe
NUTS code: UKG3

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Recruitment Services

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

Birmingham Organising Committee for the 2022 Commonwealth Games Ltd are procuring recruitment services, across core and optional services; core service is staff recruitment, with optional services including temporary workforce management, temporary Labour Hire, Payroll Service, and outplacement services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG3
Main site or place of performance:

West Midlands.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

OC is procuring the contract using the competitive dialogue procedure pursuant to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. OC is mindful of the resource such engagement can involve for both Tenderers and OC itself and accordingly OC has designed a streamlined Competitive Dialogue process.

This procurement process is being undertaken by the OC in partnership with CGF Partnerships Ltd (CGFP); the contract with the successful supplier may be tripartite with the OC and CGFP.

The range of estimated contract value is 3 000 000 GBP to 7 000 000 GBP.

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: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

SQ evaluation.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

The range of estimated contract value is 3 000 000 GBP to 7 000 000 GBP.

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Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive dialogue
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 10/07/2019
Local time: 10:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 01/08/2019
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
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.


71 Commonwealth nations and territories are expected to participate in the XXII Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, which will take place from 27.7.2022 to 7.8.2022.

Events will be held in venues across Birmingham and the West Midlands, with the track cycling due to take place at the Lee Valley VeloPark in London.

The games will bring together 6 500 athletes and officials in one of the youngest cities in Europe and will feature the commonwealth’s best athletes, going for gold in a showcase of 17 different sports over 11 days of competition. They are expected to be watched by 1 000 000 ticketed spectators and the action will be broadcast to an estimated television audience of 1 500 000 000.

A landmark event in the history of Birmingham, the games will accelerate new housing and transport projects, create jobs and apprenticeships and deliver trade and investment opportunities. The biggest sporting and cultural event ever to be held in the West Midlands region, the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will bring people together to take part in a unique festival of sport, culture and business, making a world of difference for everyone in the city, in every community across the West Midlands and throughout the Commonwealth and beyond.


OC is procuring the contract using the competitive dialogue procedure pursuant to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. OC is mindful of the resource such engagement can involve for both tenderers and OC itself and accordingly OC has designed a streamlined competitive dialogue process.

A Selection Questionnaire (SQ) will be issued to all interested potential providers along with a Descriptive Document (DD), draft contract; and draft sponsorship agreement. These will detail the high-level scope of the procurement, the rules of engagement for the Competitive Dialogue, the SQ and Invitation to Submit a Final Tender (ISFT) evaluation methodologies, the timetable, and other supporting information that is considered necessary.


The OC has provisionally planned a short session to present to prospective candidate/tenderers further details of the opportunity. The session will be held in central Birmingham on 27.6.2019, venue and time to be confirmed. If you are interested in attending this, please use the delta messaging system to advise your interest, and confirm the names and titles/positions of a maximum of 2 attendees; your expression of interest for this session is required no later than 17:00 on 17.6.2019 – please include ‘Presentation’ in the message title.

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GO Reference: GO-201967-PRO-14973281

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

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Tender Details
StatusContract notice
ProcurementCompetitive dialogue
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
Date Published12th Jun 2019
Reference2019/S 111-272609
Main ActivitiesRecreation, culture and religion
Common Procurement VocabularyRecruitment services