Published date: 18 April 2019

Last edited date: 18 April 2019

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 13 May 2019

Contract summary


  • General management consultancy services - 79411000

  • Management-related services - 79420000

  • Project-management services other than for construction work - 79421000

    • Assessment centre services for recruitment - 79635000

    • Event services - 79952000

Location of contract

AL10 9AB

Value of contract

£240,000 to £480,000

Procurement reference


Published date

18 April 2019

Closing date

13 May 2019

Contract start date

15 July 2019

Contract end date

31 December 2019

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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

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The University's Careers and Employment team are looking to appoint a Contractor to manage the delivery of Assessment Centre Experience events for up to 3220 second year students, in November 2019 and (subject to funding) November 2020. The event should simulate real-life interviews, presentations and group exercises to help them prepare for their graduate careers. The tender requirements for the delivery of the event includes the sourcing of a suitable venue near Hatfield, Hertfordshire.


***The tender return deadline is 20th May 2019 at 12 noon***

Tender documents shall be available for download until 13th May at 11.59pm. The deadline for Clarifications is 15th May at 12 noon.

More information


Additional text

Please go to the University's e-tendering website - You should then click on the Current Tenders link where you can view the project details, and, if the project is of further interest, express an interest and register your organisation with our e-tendering system. Once your registration has been accepted, and you have received your login details by email, you can login to view the full tender documentation by clicking on the My Tenders link. Please note: if you have already registered on the University of Hertfordshire e-tendering portal there is no need to re-register. Simply login using your existing details.
An e-mail to the buying organisation requesting inclusion is not acceptable.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Jenna Pickering


College Lane
AL10 9AB
United Kingdom


01707 284091


Closing: 13 May 2019