FCA Cloud and Technology Resourcing and Outcomes Framework

FCA Cloud and Technology Resourcing and Outcomes Framework

The Financial Conduct Authority intends to enter into a cloud and technology resourcing and outcomes Framework.

United Kingdom-London: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2019/S 016-033748

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Financial Conduct Authority
12 Endeavour Square
London
E20 1JN
United Kingdom
Contact person: IS Procurement
E-mail: ISProcurement@fca.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.fca.org.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://fca.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://fca.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Cloud and Technology Resourcing and Outcomes Framework

Reference number: CON 18-133

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) intends to enter into a cloud and technology resourcing and outcomes framework to meet an identified need for cloud and other technology and project delivery resources.

The framework will support a number of technology programmes and projects, as well as FCAs transition to the cloud in the coming years, on both a resource and outcome basis.

The framework shall consist of three (3) principal lots:

— lot 1 — design, build and run,

— lot 2 — programme management and resourcing,

— lot 3 — and specialist consultancy services.

Applicants may decide to submit a proposal for 1, 2 or all 3 lots. If choosing to bid for more than 1 lot, applicants must ensure they complete the relevant sections of ITT documentation applicable to all applicants, including specific documentation applicable to the selected lots.

Further details regarding requirements, instructions and other general information can be found on the FCA Bravo e-Sourcing portal.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 150 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

— lot 1 — design, build and run,

— lot 2 — programme management and resourcing,

— lot 3 — and specialist consultancy services.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Design, Run and Build

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72000000
72222200
72222300
72223000
72611000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: 00
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The majority of services are intended to be delivered on site in London or off site in the UK. However, the FCA will allow certain specific services and outcomes to be delivered offshore.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The FCA has an ongoing requirement for specialist technology skills to support new projects and initiatives with architecture, engineering and operational resources. This activity may be delivered by supplementing FCA’s internal cloud teams with industry experience to help support delivery of new cloud capability. The FCA is seeking partners for a broad range of roles focused on delivering changes based on business demand, optimisation of the ways of working, platform enhancement and operational effectiveness.

Typical resources identified to deliver services under this lot include (but are not limited to) the following:

— agile coach,

— product analyst,

— product architect — AWS, Salesforce, Data and Analytics, Office 0365/Azure, Sharepoint, ERP,

— DevOps Lead Engineer,

— DevOps Engineer — AWS, Salesforce, Data and Analytics, Office 0365/Azure, Sharepoint, ERP,

— Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET),

— Lead Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET),

— test manager,

— security architect,

— network architect,

— product service manager,

— product release manager,

— cloud compliance and assurance,

— cloud security operations analyst,

— config manager,

— product owner.

Expected outcomes from service delivery under this lot include (but are not limited to):

— migration plan,

— application architecture design,

— application hosting architecture,

— environment architecture,

— implementation plan,

— delivery of new or improved infrastructure or service,

— delivery of an application in the cloud.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Programme Management and Resourcing

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71621000
72221000
72222200
72224000
79410000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The majority of the services are intended to be delivered on site in the United Kingdom (UK), from the FCA offices in London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The FCA has an ongoing requirement for highly effective project and programme delivery services across a range of regulatory, business transformation, specialist technology and cloud consultancy support in order to deliver on the FCA mission and to support it’s exploitation of cloud technologies.

This activity may be delivered by supplementing FCA’s existing delivery teams, or by stand-alone consulting teams.

Typical resources identified to deliver services under this lot include (but are not limited to) the following:

— programme manager,

— project manager,

— PMO,

— PSO,

— business analyst,

— business change,

— business architect.

Expected outcomes from service delivery under this lot include (but are not limited to):

— deliver a combination of regulatory, business transformational, focused business change, technology and data related change initiatives aligned to the FCA mission,

— programme and project delivery,

— project assurance,

— statements of requirements.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 40 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Specialist Consultancy Services

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71621000
72222000
72222200
72222300
72246000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The majority of services are intended to be delivered on site in the United Kingdom, from the FCA offices in London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The FCA has an ongoing requirement for specialist technology and cloud consultancy to support its exploitation of cloud technologies. This activity may be delivered by supplementing FCA existing architecture teams, or by stand-alone consulting teams. The FCA is seeking partners for a broad range of consulting activities.

Typical resources identified to deliver services under this lot include (but are not limited to) the following:

— director or partner,

— managing consultant,

— principle consultant,

— senior consultant,

— consultant,

— junior consultant,

— enterprise architect.

Expected outcomes from service delivery under this lot include:

— discovery and analysis of the FCA’s technology estate,

— defining cloud strategy,

— discovery work,

— business case creation to reach a target state,

— evaluation activities,

— enterprise architecture,

— policies, standards, patterns,

— proof of concepts for a new technology,

— benefit identification and realisation,

— target operating model for the FCA’s staff and services,

— technical target architecture for the FCA’s infrastructure and applications,

— technology roadmap.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As set out in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 13
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 205-467982

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 18/02/2019
Local time: 23:59
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 10 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/02/2019
Local time: 09:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Additional framework information:

The following entities, and any of their successors in title, are permitted to use the framework agreements resulting from this procurement:

— the financial conduct authority,

— the financial services authority,

— the payment systems regulator,

— the prudential regulation authority,

— the financial ombudsman service,

— the financial services compensation scheme.

Registration and response to this notice:

1) To register and respond to this notice existing users can login to the eSourcing portal: https://fca.bravosolution.co.uk and new users should follow the registration process to receive a username and password;

2) Login to the portal — click the “PQQs/ITTs Open to all Suppliers” link. Click on ITT: itt_29544 – CON 18-133 Invitation to Tender to access the content. Click on the “Express Interest“ button at the top of the page. This will move the PQQ/ITT into your “My PQQs/My ITTs“ page. You can now access the ITT response documents;

3) Responding to the tender — click “My Response“ under “PQQ/ITT Details“.

You can now use the “Messages“ function to communicate with the authority on any clarification. Ensure you fill in the template for raising clarification questions and submit these by the set deadline for clarification questions.

Note the deadline for ITT response submission, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete, ensuring you press the “Submit Response“ button before the ITT response deadline.

If you require further assistance contact the Bravo help desk on 0800 368 4850.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Financial Conduct Authority
12 Endeavour Square
London
E20 1JN
United Kingdom
E-mail: ISProcurement@fca.org.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

The Financial Conduct Authority
12 Endeavour Square
London
E20 1JN
United Kingdom
E-mail: ISProcurement@fca.org.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

As set out in the UK Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

The Financial Conduct Authority
12 Endeavour Square
London
E20 1JN
United Kingdom
E-mail: ISProcurement@fca.org.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/01/2019

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