Declared Sole Subcontractor for STIS III Lot 4

Published on 24th June 2012

Charles Oakes & Co. declared Sole Subcontractor for €35 M Contract with European Commission, STIS III Lot 4

Charles Oakes & Co. has won place of sole Declared Subcontractor to the second-placed consortium for a major framework contract with the European Commission, namely STIS III Lot 4.

STIS is an acronym for Support and consulting services for Technical Informatics Staff. The total value of the contract is €35 Million. The end-client within the Commission are the Directorate-General for Informatics; Resources and Logistics Directorate; Finance and Contracts Unit. Specifically the services to be delivered comprise information system infrastructure solutions engineering, development, support and testing

The winning consortium comprises IT Service giants Intrasoft and Unisys.

Services will mainly be delivered in Brussels and Luxembourg. For Charles Oakes & Co. the work involves the provision of a wide range of expert resources. The contract has a duration of 4 years.

Mr. Charles Oakes, Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes & Co. commented: “It is our pleasure to be supporting the main consortium partners in such a significant piece of work. This latest share in the EU administration ICT market perfectly utilises our expertise in delivering quality resources at the most reasonable rates in Benelux.”

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Declared Subcontractor for EMA London

Published on 1st June 2012

Charles Oakes & Co. Sole Declared Subcontractor for €80M Contract at EMA London

Charles Oakes & Co. has won the place of sole Declared Subcontractor to the winning consortium for a major framework contract to deliver to the EMA, the European Medicines Agency in London. The winning consortium comprises two very well established and experienced companies in this sector, namely Intrasoft International and Trasys. The 2 lots have a total value of approximately €80 Million and will cover provision of resources for online transactional processing systems, and provision of ICT Systems on a quoted time and materials or fixed price basis. The contract runs for 4 years.

The European Medicines Agency is a European Union agency for the evaluation of medicinal products. It is comparable with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and funded directly by the European Union as well as the pharmaceutical industry and indirectly by Member States. EMA is based in London.

For Charles Oakes & Co. the work involves the provision of expert resources across the organisation.

Mr. Charles Oakes , Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes & Co. commented: “It is a major honour to be selected as sole Subcontractor for such a prestigious contract with such a prestigious end-client. The work of the EMA is vital for everybody living in the EU and we are delighted to be playing our part supporting it via our consortium leaders Intrasoft and Trasys. This latest share in the EU administration and public sector ICT market further enhances our international activity and increases our presence in the UK.”

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Social Media Launch

Published on 19th September 2011

Did you know that HR and Recruitment are moving away from traditional sources and ever more towards social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter?

Charles Oakes & Co. is now using a range of different means to broadcast our recruitment activity to make it easier for candidates to learn about the different positions that are available and to get in touch with us.

Currently, the following media are in use, so feel free to connect with us using whichever one is more convenient for you:

Become a follower

Charles Oakes & Co posts all of its latest content on Twitter and we welcome any comments that candidates might have.

Join our network on LinkedIn

Check out our company profile to see what opportunities are available; you can find a list of the latest posts at the bottom of the page. You will also find a list of Charles Oakes & Co. employees there that would be happy to connect with you.

Find us on Facebook and connect with our recruiters

Details of our job vacancies can be found on our company page; feel free to give a position a “like” to promote it amongst your friends. Furthermore, our recruiters on Facebook would welcome the opportunity to connect with you through BeKnown. (This is a Monster application that works within Facebook, allowing you to keep your personal life and your professional life apart.)

This venture is an active effort on our part to put the power of decision back into the hands of the jobseekers.

If you have any questions or require additional information, please feel free to contact a member of our staff on any of the social media sites above (the exception being our RSS feed of course). Naturally, we can also be reached using the information on our “Contact Us” page.

Declared Official Subcontractor for DESIS II

Published on 6th December 2010

Charles Oakes & Co. has been declared as an Official Subcontractor to successful the consortium on DESIS II, the largest IT systems contract with the European Commission.

Luxembourg 6 December 2010

Charles Oakes & Co. has been announced as Official Subcontractor to the one4EU2 consortium providing the European Commission with a broad range of information technology (IT) services.

The work will be carried out under the ESP DESIS II (‘External service provision for development, studies and support for information systems’) Framework Contract, the European Commission’s biggest framework contract in the IT area with a total estimated value of EUR 200 million over the next 4 years.

Under the Framework agreement, the specific contracts with the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Informatics (DG DIGIT) will see the consortium play a key role in the provision of diverse IT services to many Directorates-General and agencies of the European Commission.

The ESP DESIS II contract, divided into six lots, covers a wide range of IT services, including the development, implementation and maintenance of information systems relating to document management, web content management and geographical data management as well as the tools used for information and data analysis. In addition, ESP DESIS II includes work on information security and quality and tasks relating to user assistance.

Charles Oakes & Co. MD Mr. Charles Oakes stated that Charles Oakes & Co. has extensive experience in providing all sizes of clients working with and for the European institutions with top-level IT resources and services. We are very proud to be selected by our clients to assist them in this project confirming our position as a high quality resourcing company for the EU administration and public sector ICT market.

The new consortium comprises major players in this sector Intrasoft International, Unisys, I.R.I.S, Sogeti and Reggiani.

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