Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To award a contract for the provision of Temporary and Permanent Recruitment to Pertemps Recruitment Partnership on a Master Vendor basis for 3 years.
(1) the Corporate Director of Resources be authorised, following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources, to award a contract for the provision of Temporary Recruitment Services to Pertemps Recruitment Partnership on a Master Vendor basis for 3 years, with an option to extend by 1 year to commence on 6 February 2021 noting that the award would be made compliantly through the Yorkshire Procurement Organisation (YPO) framework, Managing Temporary and Permanent Recruitment Lot 1 and the projected value of the contract for the term of 3 plus 1 year would be £92m, of which £86m was salary cost and £6m were the charges paid to Pertemps and other agency suppliers;
(2) the call off Permanent Recruitment Services as an additional service for 1 year, with a projected value for the term of 3 plus 1 year of £1.3m (annually £320k) with an option to extend annually up to the term of the Temporary Recruitment Services contract, be approved.
Reason for Decision: To ensure that the Council was able to continue to resource its workforce beyond February 2021 through a sustainable, efficient and cost-effective model that would operate in the best interest of the Council.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: As set out in the report.
Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted: None.
Report author: Corporate Director, Resources
Publication date: 18/12/2020
Date of decision: 17/12/2020
Decided at meeting: 17/12/2020 - Cabinet
Effective from: 30/12/2020