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New temporary and permanent agency supplier framework

(9 August 2019)

Following a competitive procurement process to update our suppliers, the roll-out of our new staffing recruitment framework is now live. Our Recruitment Team supports all Departments in the recruitment of permanent and fixed-term employees and the current processes will not change. However, in some hard-to-fill vacancies we may seek support from those listed on the supplier framework to search for and identify suitable candidates. If you have such a role, please speak to your Recruitment Team contact. The agencies on the framework will also support Departments where there are temporary requirements for staff which cannot be covered by other means such as internal resource.

The agencies who have been appointed will be coming into the University to run engagement events in the coming months (details to be confirmed), and they are:

  • Admin and Clerical – GEM Partnership and NRG. GEM to be used in the first instance and then NRG if GEM are unable to supply. 
  • Human Resources – GEM Partnership
  • Finance – GEM Partnership
  • Catering, Domestic and Porters – Cordant People and Solutions Recruitment. Cordant People to be used in the first instance and then Solutions if Cordant are unable to supply. 

For any queries regarding the framework please contact:

Helen Moran – Recruitment Manager 0191 3346418 helen.moran@durham.ac.uk and Sarah Ashwin – Category Manager 0191 334 4545 sarah.ashwin@durham.ac.uk

Have something to include?

Please liaise with the designated contact for your department or college. For further guidance, email dialogue@durham.ac.uk

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