There may be providers on the panel who can provide these services, but it’s not the objective of this contract. Eligible agencies can engage non-panel providers for these roles.
The AoG consultancy services contract offers eligible government agencies advisory services from a panel of consultants.
We understand that in some cases it may be difficult to decide whether to use the consultancy services contract or the talent acquisition services contract. If you’re not sure which one’s the most appropriate, use the "Contractors and Consultants Guidance" published by the Public Service Commission to help you decide, or you can email us.
Contractors and Consultants Guidance – Public Service Commission
The talent acquisition services contract allows participating agencies to access any of the panel providers for a broad range of services under the same general terms and conditions.
The contract focuses on attracting, selecting and retaining talent through features such as:
The talent acquisition services contract covers Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Participating agencies can use the Online Panel Directory (OPD) to support their buying decisions. In areas with limited coverage, you can use off-panel providers. If you want to discuss going off-panel, email us.
We’ve set-up a plain English contract for agencies to make it easy to use. Services and the pricing structure are clear and transparent.
We use a standardised cost savings calculation to make reporting of contractual savings more consistent. You can expect savings to be the difference between:
Most AoG contracts include an administration fee. This fee is a simple, effective and transparent way of recovering the cost of developing, sourcing, implementing and managing AoG contracts.
Rates in this contract include an administration fee of 1% of the provider fees for all TSO. The administration fee should be included in all quotes and estimates by providers.
Providers will collect the administration fee and pass it on to MBIE - agencies don't need to make any payments to MBIE.
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Each participant in this contract has responsibilities that they must meet as part of that contract.