Intelligent Resource Recruitment Appointed to Crown Commercial Service Framework
Company News | Written by Gail Callicott | Date Posted 27 Aug 2019
Sopra Steria Recruitment, one of the UK’s leading staffing companies and managed recruitment service providers, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a place on the RM6160 framework to provide temporary and fixed term staff to NHS contracting authorities along with various other UK public sector bodies. This framework has been launched as a collaborative effort by CCS and NHS Procurement in Partnership, working together as the Workforce Alliance.
The Crown Commercial Service supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services.
Under the framework agreement, titled RM6160 Non Clinical Temporary and Fixed Term Staff, Sopra Steria Recruitment will supply talent through two Lots: Lot 2 - Corporate and Lot 3 - IT. These services cover the identification, attraction and assessment of temporary or fixed-term candidates.
The win comes following a competitive procurement exercise which scrutinised the capability of multiple bidders vying to become framework suppliers across diverse roles and disciplines.
Karen Alexander, Managing Director of Sopra Steria Recruitment, commented:
“We are thrilled that CCS has selected Sopra Steria Recruitment as a supplier to provide recruitment services across the public sector. We have historically been known as an organisation which excels in the provision of contract and fixed-term professionals, and this win underlines not only our strength of delivery to existing public sector clients, but also our capability to supply high-volumes of permanent talent.
“I’d like thank our team, as without their valued work, forming such partnerships would be impossible. We are honoured to be in a position to help the public sector achieve commercial value, and we know we have the experience, expertise and passion of to achieve this.”
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