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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Recruitment agencies

Reference No: 024/2015
Request Date: 05/03/2015

Request


  1. In last 2 years has your organisation used external recruitment agencies to hire for permanent or contract roles?
  2. In list format what are the five highest paid external recruitment agencies with the total amount paid in the last 2 years?
  3. What is the fee structure charged for the five highest paid vacancies by the above five external recruitment agencies and the roles that were hired for? Example: Office Manager - Salary £20,000 Fees paid 15% of salary = Total recruitment fees paid £3000.
  4. For the coming year what live vacancies does the organisation currently have for permanent or contract roles, please list these vacancies with the following;
    • Current or future positions and an exact salary figure
    • What type of positions are they? (Contract or Permanent)
    • Who is the hiring manager, please provide their full details: Full name, Telephone number, Email, Job Title and Department
  5. On which websites are these jobs advertised? Please clearly provide a link/list to where these jobs are advertised.
  6. What is the process to selecting new recruitment agencies? Please provide the procurement process for selecting new recruitment agencies and what date is this conducted and by whom? Please provide full contact details.
  7. Is there a purchase threshold below which allows the organisation to use external recruitment agencies which are not on any preferred supplier arrangements or contracts without going through a formal tender process?

Response


  1. We do not use and have not used in the last two years external agencies to recruit for permanent roles. We do occasionally use external agencies to recruit for temporary roles and in the last two years we have recruited in 7 of these roles.
  2. We have only used 2:
  3. Brampton

    £375.00

    Per day

    Vantage

    £135:00

    Per day

  4. The temp rate is 20% for any new temps that start from Nov 2012. The temp to perm rates; if a candidate has temped for 6 months then the fee applicable will only be 5% of annual salary. If the candidate has temped for more that 12 months then there will be no transfer fee.
  5. Current or future positions and an exact salary figure - none, not planned.
    • What type of positions are they? (Contract or Permanent) – most of our recruitment is either direct and the majority internal.
    • Who is the hiring manager, please provide their full details: Full name, Telephone number, Email, Job Title and Department – not known until positions become available and none planned
  6. WMJobs.co.uk
  7. We review rates bi annually and go out to 3 local agencies.
  8. We review rates bi annually and go out to 3 local agencies.