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Title: OF525 Employer Surveying
Published by: Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)
Publication Date: 16/12/2016
Deadline Date: 09/01/2017
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Abstract: To obtain a supplier to undertake employer surveying and reporting in early 2017.
The surveying will identify the views and uses of different groups of qualifications and assessments by employers. It is intended that those surveyed will be senior staff involved in recruitment and/or training within their organisation.
There are three components to the activity – two surveys, and reporting.
1. longitudinal telephone survey of employers
2. in depth follow-up discussions with individuals included in the initial telephone survey who give either very positive or negative responses
3. Combined single report

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)

Procurement and Contract , Spring Place, Coventry Business Park, Herald Avenue,

Coventry

CV5 6UB

UK

Ms Pauline Galliers

+44 2476716830

Procurement@Ofqual.gov.uk

http://ofqual.gov.uk
www.mytenders.org.
www.mytenders.org.

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)

Procurement & Contracts, Spring Place, Coventry Business Park, Herald Avenue,

Coventry

CV5 6UB

UK

Ms Pauline Galliers

+44 2476716830

Procurement@Ofqual.gov.uk

http://ofqual.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

OF525 Employer Surveying

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

To obtain a supplier to undertake employer surveying and reporting in early 2017.

The surveying will identify the views and uses of different groups of qualifications and assessments by employers. It is intended that those surveyed will be senior staff involved in recruitment and/or training within their organisation.

There are three components to the activity – two surveys, and reporting.

1. longitudinal telephone survey of employers

2. in depth follow-up discussions with individuals included in the initial telephone survey who give either very positive or negative responses

3. Combined single report

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=190209.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.myTenders.org/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

135 Market Research
138 other Marketing
600 West Midlands

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The project is for two surveys and one report.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage - Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

OF525

4.3

Time Limits

Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    09-01-2017  Time  12:00

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.myTenders.org/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(MT Ref:190209)

5.2

Additional Documentation

OF525 Employer Surveying ITT Part 1 Introduction
OF525 Employer Surveying ITT Part 2 Information & Instructions
OF525 Employer Surveying ITT Part 3 Project Requirements
OF525 Employer Surveying ITT Part 4 Tender Response Submission

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 16-12-2016

Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
22/12/2016 14:58ADDED FILE: OF525 Clarification Requests and Responses

Running record Clarification Requests and Responses - Employer Surveying Ofqual Reference OF525
23/12/2016 14:07Up to Date List of Clarification Requests and Responses

Dear Tenderer,

Please find attached copy of clarifications requests and responses to date for OF525 Employer Surveying tender.

Kind regards

Satinder
23/12/2016 14:18ADDED FILE: OF525 Employer Surveying Clarification Request and Responses RunningList.

Up to date Clarification Requests and Responses issued 23rd December 2016
09/01/2017 13:33ADDED FILE: Clarifications to Date

Employer Survey Clarifications
Main Contact: Procurement@Ofqual.gov.uk
Admin Contact: Procurement@Ofqual.gov.uk
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
135Market ResearchMarketing
138other MarketingMarketing

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
600West Midlands

Further Instructions

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The awarding buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility.

Submit your tender response electronically in a secure environment.

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The following additional documents have been attached to this notice. To obtain these documents please select the individual file names below.

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Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
16/12/2016 OF525 Employer Surveying ITT Part 1 Introduction ITT Part 1 Introduction49.85 KB0
16/12/2016 OF525 Employer Surveying ITT Part 2 Information & Instructions ITT Part 2 Information and Instructions75.98 KB0
16/12/2016 OF525 Employer Surveying ITT Part 3 Project Requirements ITT Part 3 Project Requirements187.41 KB0
16/12/2016 OF525 Employer Surveying ITT Part 4 Tender Response Submission ITT Part 4 Tender Response Submission97.22 KB0
22/12/2016 161222 OF525 ITT Clarifications Running record Clarification Requests and Responses - Employer Surveying Ofqual Reference OF525 32.58 KB0
23/12/2016 161223 OF525 ITT Clarifications Up to date Clarification Requests and Responses issued 23rd December 201632.75 KB0
09/01/2017 170109 OF525 ITT Clarifications Employer Survey Clarifications27.65 KB0

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