Published date: 12 November 2018

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

Closing: 6 January 2022

Contract summary


  • Recruitment services - 79600000

Location of contract

East Midlands, East of England, South East

Value of contract

£10,000,000 to £30,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

12 November 2018

Closing date

6 January 2022

Contract start date

7 January 2022

Contract end date

8 January 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure

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

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Opus LGSS People Solutions Ltd will establish a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the supply of temporary resources. Applications to participate can be submitted at any time throughout the intended 5 year duration of the DPS.

Opus LGSS People Solutions Ltd will manage the DPS on behalf of LGSS partners Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC), Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) and any other partner or client of LGSS. Access to the DPS will be on a phased approach. CCC will access the contract from the DPS live date 9.1.2017. NCC will access the contract from 1.8.2017. Other LGSS partners and clients may access the contract at any point throughout the contract life. The estimated annual value range is 10 000 000 GBP to 30 000 000 GBP which includes forecasted use of the contract by other LGSS partners and clients. Details of current LGSS partners and clients can be found at: The DPS is due to end 08/01/22 however, the DPS may be subject to renewal at the end of the intended 5 year duration. Please note that the dates provided in the description are accurate and override the dates provided above which are in place to ensure the advert stays open for the duration that the DPS is open for applications.

Interested parties can access the full documentation at:

How to apply

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

About the buyer


Opus LGSS People Solutions Ltd
Endeavour House, 8 Russell Rd


+44 3301242800


Closing: 6 January 2022