Generation Five Technical Resources Framework (TRF5) 2024-2028

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Framework (Services)
4 year
24 Oct 2023
01 Mar 2024 to 29 Feb 2028
04 Dec 2023 14:00




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Hampshire County Council is procuring a Technical Resources Framework to source specialist external consultants to support existing workload particularly for the Highways team. The staff provided through this framework will work alongside directly employed staff and other suppliers and consultants working with the Council or other authorities as outlined in section II.2.4 below. The Technical Resources Framework 5th Generation 2024 - 2028 (TRF 5) is designed to provide Hampshire County Council and Participating Authorities with the provision of temporary specialist technical resources associated with the delivery of projects within the following sectors (this list is not exhaustive):  Civil engineering (including Highways, Structures and Geotechnical Engineering)  Engineering (including Traffic, Lighting, Safety and Electrical)  Contract, commercial and construction services  Surveying (including Quantity and Land Surveying)  Project management  Asset management (including highways maintenance)  Highways laboratory and construction materials testing services  Planning (including transport, land, travel and development planning)  Environmental, ecological and landscape services The Suppliers on this Framework will be made up of technical specialist recruitment agencies and secondment companies, who will supply resources on a time charge (hourly rate) basis.

Total Quantity or Scope

The core service objective is to procure agency staff services with specialist technical expertise to support the Engineering Services team. The Framework will be available to Public Sector bodies, who wish to engage the Supplier to deliver the service that reflects the Scope, within the geographical areas of the counties (including all cities contained within the counties) listed below: • Berkshire • Buckinghamshire • Dorset • Devon • East Sussex • Gloucestershire • Hampshire • Isle of Wight • Kent • Oxfordshire • Somerset • Surrey • West Sussex • Wiltshire The area is split into a core geographic region and a wider geographic region. See section 1.4 (Geographic Coverage) in the Framework Agreement which includes a pictorial map for further explanation. The framework can be used by all eligible participating authorities in this area. Within the tender assessment, suppliers will prove they can cover the core geographic region, either by showing resources supplied in most of the core county areas or by showing they can supply resources in the surrounding wider geographic region. This includes any Authority's statutory successor that may result from national or local government reorganisation, boundary changes or changes in legislation or the formation of new Authority's that are considered as Public Sector and responsible for public funds. Public bodies who can use the framework include: • Local Authorities (including County Councils, Unitary Authorities, District/Borough/City Councils, Town Councils and Parish Councils), combined authorities, Local Authority regulated companies including arm's length management organisations, • Highways authorities, public infrastructure bodies, drainage boards, coastal authorities, bridge boards and authorities There is no obligation for any organisations to use the Framework.

CPV Codes

  • 79600000 - Recruitment services
  • 71300000 - Engineering services


  • Bids should cover the whole contract.
  • Renewals are not available.
  • Professional qualifications are sought.
  • Award on basis of price and quality.

Other Information

Whilst it is envisaged a maximum of up to 20 suppliers will be appointed to the Framework, please see Section 19 of the ITT regarding where tied scores are achieved by suppliers.