Published date: 26 April 2021

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: 14 May 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Public security, law and order services - 75240000

  • Public security services - 75241000

  • Compulsory social security services - 75300000

    • Security services - 79710000

    • Environmental security control services - 90714600

Location of contract

SG13 8DE

Value of contract

£0 to £3,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

26 April 2021

Closing date

14 May 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 July 2021

Contract end date

31 January 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

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

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

This is an accelerated procedure.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Hertfordshire County Council will be looking for a provider to supply 60 COVID Marshals to 10 districts throughout the County. Our vision for our COVID Marshal programme is to continue the service delivery to the residents of Hertfordshire from 1st July 2021, that Hertfordshire County Council implemented in Nov 2020. This will be in complement to the recovery of Hertfordshire from COVID-19 and there are some practical activities that we are keen to carry on throughout this programme of COVID Marshals;

i) Provide practical support to aid and encourage compliance, such as dedicated staff in public areas, business support, or support for individuals:

a) this can be collated through an intelligence led approach

ii) Introduce measures to aid public and business awareness and understanding of regulations and guidance:

a) dissemination of the COVID-19 guidance, including where additional local restrictions are in place.
b) engagement or tailored communications to sectors or groups.

This COVID Marshal Programme will be unable to be split into Lots as we require continuity over the whole COVID Marshal scheme and any single Lot may incur a higher rate of charges due the requirement of individual managers rather than one manager looking after 3/ districts.

This procurement is an Accelerated Open Procedure (one stage). Organisations wishing to take part in this project are invited to 'express interest' which will give access to the full procurement documents in the e-tendering system.

To be considered as a Bidder you must complete and submit a Bid by the deadline of 12:00 Noon on 14.05.2021.

Please allow sufficient time to make your return, as Tender submissions cannot be uploaded and submitted after this return deadline.

Any questions relating to this procurement must be made via correspondence on the website, in accordance with the procurement documents and can be addressed to the main contact as shown in the details above.

Tenderers should be aware that due to the nature of the Services provided, any Contract formed as a result of this procurement process shall be executed as a deed. Tenderers should seek independent legal advice on the implications of this prior to submitting their Tender, where appropriate.

More information


  • Tender notice
  • Additional information on how to apply for this contract

Additional text

To access this opportunity and for a full suite of tender documents please visit

Possible extension of up to 1 year

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Zoe Upson (HCC)


Pegs Lane
SG13 8DE
United Kingdom


01707 292463