Decision details

Request for the waiver of Contract Procedure Rules 8.1 and 8.2 to make a direct appointment to Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited under Lot 10 of the YPO Managing Temporary and Permanent Recruitment 942Framework to carry out the search and selection

Reference: D54287

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Chief Officer of Asset Management and Regeneration is recommended to:
a) Authorise the waiving of Contract Procedure Rules number 8.1 and 8.2 – Intermediate Value Procurements and make a direct appointment from the YPO framework, Managing Temporary and Permanent Recruitment 000942 Framework, to appoint Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited, to carry out the search and selection of senior officers for the Asset Management and Regeneration ‘hard to fill’ vacancies on the following basis;

a. The cost of successful placement of a candidate is a minimum of 14% of annual remuneration and a maximum of 20% of annual remuneration. The PO4 posts will be 16% of annual remuneration and the PO6 post will be 18% of annual remuneration. Hays will also charge £1,100 per day for any additional services as required.

b. If the applicant leaves between 0-3 weeks a 100% refund will be granted. Between 3-5 weeks it will be an 80% to 50% refund, 5-8 weeks it will be 50% to 30% refund and between 8-10 weeks it will be 30% to 0% refund.

c. The start date of the contract is 1st July 2021 for a duration of 1 years up to a maximum spend of £50,000.

Contact: Tracey Piper, Project Officer, City Development 37 85835 Email:

Publication date: 09/07/2021

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