Published date: 28 January 2019

Last edited date: 28 January 2020

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 27 January 2023

Contract summary


  • Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security - 79000000

  • Recruitment services - 79600000

  • Supply services of personnel including temporary staff - 79620000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£60,000,000 to £140,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

28 January 2019

Closing date

27 January 2023

Contract start date

28 January 2023

Contract end date

29 January 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure (OJEU)

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Opus People Solutions Ltd specialise in temporary recruitment and have a number of exclusive contracts with Local Authorities and other organisations. Opus People Solutions Ltd. are a master vendor representing Opus People Solutions and it's subsidiary companies (including Opus LGSS). Opus are inviting Recruitment Agencies that can demonstrate they have the skills, experience and aptitude to work with us to join a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the provision of temporary workers. Agencies can apply to join this DPS now or at anytime during the course of its duration which is anticipated to run for 4 years (option to extend for a further 2 years) and if accepted as one of our suppliers will be able to bid for placements available. The estimated quantity of Services to be purchased using the DPS is in the range of £15-£35m per annum. Please note should performance not be compliant with the DPS Tender Terms and Conditions, applicants may be removed from the DPS.

More information


Additional text

This opportunity is available in the `Current Tenders` area of

Interested parties are invited to express their interest in order to gain full access to the dynamic purchasing system documentation

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Kevin Bennett


Russell Road
United Kingdom


03301 242800


Closing: 27 January 2023