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Officer Decisions

Head of Human Resources - Andrea Leach

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to extend the contract for CP810/12 –Recruitment Advertising & Senior Recruitment Agency.

Decision Taken:

To extend this contract for a period of 12 months from 1st May 2016 until 30th April 2017 with no further extensions available.

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision to extend the contract was made following the completion of an options appraisal and the outcome that extending was the best option at present for Devon County Council.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

The following options were considered:

  1. Devon County Council to re-tender the contract.
  2. Allow the contract to expire and do not put another in place.
  3. Extend the current contract.
  4. Join an existing frame work.
Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:

There are no conflicts of interest in relation to the extension of this contract.

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Paul Kirby, Procurement & Contracts Officer, Email:, Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
1 May 2016

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: