Published date: 4 February 2020

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: 19 February 2020

Contract summary


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

  • Recruitment services - 79600000

  • Placement services of office-support personnel - 79612000

    • Supply services of personnel including temporary staff - 79620000

    • Supply services of office personnel - 79621000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£100,000 to £500,000

Procurement reference


Published date

4 February 2020

Closing date

19 February 2020

Contract start date

1 April 2020

Contract end date

31 March 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



We are looking to appoint suppliers who can provide specific sector expertise in the education arena as well as in the specialist area we are recruiting to. A fresh, dynamic and proactive approach is required from companies who are looking to be a valued partner to the University.
The Framework Agreement will be used for permanent, fixed term and contracted day rate appointments. Further information can be found at

The Invitation to Tender (ITT) Delta access codes are as follows:

Lot 1 M2QH2Z32W6

More information


Additional text

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.

About the buyer

Contact name

Jill Black


Sutherland Building
City Campus
Newcastle upon Tyne




Closing: 19 February 2020