Permanent Recruitment Solutions

Permanent Recruitment Solutions is a part of the Workforce Alliance's Workforce Support Services portfolio.

This framework provides you with the ability, through direct award or further competition to secure recruitment services regionally and nationally and to hire quality candidates under a variety of specialisms including:

  • administrative
  • operational
  • digital, data and technology (DDaT)
  • corporate services
  • finance 
  • project management

The framework is a multi-lot preferred supplier list covering the hiring of permanent, fixed-term and inward secondments through identification, attraction, evaluation methods identified within the services. Additional services of assessment centres, testing and interview support can also be sourced under the framework.

Benefits include: 

  • Improved fill rates will help you avoid the time and expense of repeat recruitment exercises
  • Direct award reduces time to hire
  • Capped maximum rates offers protection against market increases
  • No hidden costs as attraction methods are built into the cost of the services
  • Requirement for suppliers to work towards Civil Service Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) requirements – suppliers will also help you achieve your own D&I ambitions
  • Suppliers required to develop Employer Value Proposition to ensure contracting authorities are attractive to the candidate market
  • Staged payments for executive search to reduce potential financial risks from unsuccessful campaigns 
  • Support from the customer and framework management teams
  • Discounts for volume campaigns


Lots include: 

  • Lot 1 – General Recruitment: Administrative and Operational Roles
  • Lot 2 – General Recruitment: Digital. Data & Technology (DDaT) Roles
  • Lot 3 – General Recruitment: Corporate
  • Lot 4 – General Recruitment: Finance
  • Lot 5 – General Recruitment: Project Delivery Roles
  • Lot 6 – Executive Search: Digital, Data and Technology
  • Lot 7 – Executive Search: Senior roles
  • Lot 8 – Talent Mapping: Mapping and Research Services


For documentation, further information or to access the framework please contact