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Officer Decisions

HR Manager - Andrea Owen

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CP2122-22, Recruitment Advertising following an above threshold tender process.

Decision Taken:

To award a contract to the below organisation for the provision of the above contract. The contract will start on 1st November 2022 for a period of four years.

Penna Plc

10 Bishops Square


E1 6EG

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken based on the supplier achieving the highest overall score within a best value tender (combination of whole-life costs and quality) in line with the European Procurement Directives award procedure of Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT).

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

A competitive process was undertaken from which 11 bids were received these were considered as part of the formal evaluation process.

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 the award of this contract

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Louise Baker, Senior Procurement Officer - Email: Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
26 October 2022

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: