Published date: 20 October 2022

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: 21 November 2022, 3pm

Contract summary


  • Recruitment services - 79600000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

20 October 2022

Closing date

21 November 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

22 March 2023

Contract end date

21 March 2027

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.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



CCS is procuring this Framework Agreement on behalf of NHS Workforce Alliance. Managed Staff Banks (RM6278) is a single-Lot Framework Agreement available for use by UK public sector bodies and future successor organisation, which includes Central Government Departments and their arm's length bodies and agencies, the wider public sector and third sector including, but not limited to, local government, health, education, police, fire and rescue, housing associations and charities.

Services will be delivered within the United Kingdom.

This Framework Agreement will replace Flexible Resource Pool - Staff Bank (RM6158).

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

Managed Staff Banks

  • Future opportunity
  • Published 13 April 2022



Additional text

On 2.4.2014 Government introduced its Government Security Classifications (GSC) scheme which replaced Government Protective Marking Scheme (GPMS). A key aspect is the reduction in the number of security classifications used. All bidders should make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact this requirement. This link provides information on the GSC at:

Registering for access:

This procurement will be managed electronically via the eSourcing suite. This will be the route for sharing all information and communicating with bidders. If you have recently registered on the eSourcing suite for another CCS procurement you can use the same account for this new procurement. If not, you will first need to register your organisation on the portal.

Use the following link for information on how register and use the eSourcing tool:

For assistance please contact the eSourcing Help desk operated by email at or call 0345 410 2222.

About the buyer

Contact name

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service (CCS)


9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
L3 9PP
United Kingdom


+44 3150103503