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NOTICE - Defence Force Recruiting (DFR) Medical Support Services Contract Request for Tender (RFT)
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*** PRE-RELEASE NOTICE ****
This AusTender notification has been issued to provide advance notice of an upcoming approach to market (ATM), which is proposed to be conducted via an open Request for Tender (RFT) scheduled for release by the Commonwealth of Australia represented by the Department of Defence (Defence) by early 2020. RFT request documentation will be made available on AusTender.
Defence Force Recruiting (DFR) is a public/private sector collaboration between Defence and Manpower Services (Australia) Pty Ltd (trading as ManpowerGroup) to deliver recruiting services to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). DFR is a composite organisation comprising personnel from the ADF, Australian Public Service (APS) and ManpowerGroup. DFR's mission is to recruit the right people at the right time to sustain and enhance Defence capability.
DFR comprises a national headquarters in Canberra and 16 Defence Force Recruiting Centres (DFRC's) throughout Australia. Medical testing is conducted at the DFRC's to ensure candidates applying to join the ADF meet the medical entry standards.
Chief Medical Officer Defence Force Recruiting (CMO DFR) is responsible for managing and determining fitness for entry to the ADF for a range of complex medical submissions for candidates in the recruiting process. CMO DFR is the point of contact for provision of expert medical advice in the application of entry medical standards to the contracted medical personnel who assess candidates around the country.
A team of suitably qualified and motivated contract medical practitioners are required to assist in the provision of:
1. expert advice as the delegate of Chief Medical Officer for Defence Force Recruiting (CMO DFR) to regional DFR medical officers and supporting health staff on clinical medical assessment, investigation and medical standard application; and
2. clinical decisions and determinations on the medical suitability of applicants for enlistment and appointment to the ADF, including the assessment and determination of decision reviews, waivers and medical fitness determinations as the delegate of the CMO DFR.
This is an AusTender NOTICE only - no response required.