Government Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Framework

Government Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Framework

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office supporting the Cabinet Office Shared Service strategy intends to create a framework for the provision of Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) development, delivery and support services aligned to the Government ICT strategy for all Central Government Departments and their supporting Arm’s Length Bodies and Agencies. Details for registering interest below.

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

2013/S 014-019336

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
King Charles Street
For the attention of: Andrew Dinsley
SW1A 2AH London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070081196
E-mail: erp.programme@fco.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/foreign-commonwealth-office

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
General public services
Other: Public Procurement
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Government Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Framework
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
NUTS code UK
II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office supporting the Cabinet Office Shared Service strategy intends to create a framework for the provision of Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) development, delivery and support services aligned to the Government ICT strategy for all Central Government Departments and their supporting Arm’s Length Bodies and Agencies. The framework intends to have a limited number of vendors, for instance a number of Lots might be awarded to the same vendor. The scope intends to cover existing Oracle platforms in UK government departments and any supporting technologies, and to include upgrades and implementations of new Oracle versions for these existing platforms. It also intends to cover any move of a Department from a non-Oracle platform to an Oracle platform. It will operate within multi sourced IT tower service environments, in line with government best practice guidance (including ITIL, Prince2. MSP etc.). The framework will incorporate a number of lots as detailed below.
The total ERP service may be disaggregated in to service elements, and these elements may be procured or delivered separately, according to individual authority requirements, including for example core service integration & management, hosting and tooling, service desk, IT information security support, Service transition planning & support, service knowledge management, service/provider assurance, Service validation & testing, Transformation Design & Change services relating to ERP.
Proposed Lots:
The intention is to have a contract that is divided into a number of single supplier lots, such as:
1) Application Managed Services (AMS) (including care & maintenance of legacy systems);
2) Implementation (including design and build);
3) Infrastructure with hosting options (including development and operation);
4) Transition;
5) Business change;
6) Management information provision (including Business Intelligence and Enterprise Data Warehouse)
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 250 000 000 and 750 000 000 GBP
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000, 48000000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
Although the potential lot descriptions have been included in this document, suppliers should be aware that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office may change both the scope and the structure of the framework as a result of market and customer engagement. Foreign and Commonwealth Office cannot guarantee that a call for competition will definitely take place.
All potential value figures stated in this document are estimates.
The Contracting Authority intends to hold a supplier event on Monday 11.2.2013 at Intellect UK, Russell Square House, 10-12 Russell Square, London WC1B 5EE. Suppliers interested in attending should register using the email: concept@intellectuk.org . Government Procurement Service, due to space limitations, may limit the number of attendees. If so, a record of the event will be made available to all interested parties on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and/or Government Procurement Service web site.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

Please register your interest in this opportunity by attending the event and register via the email address: concept@intellectuk.org

The Cabinet Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office overall priority for this framework is to provide procurement savings for the UK Public Sector as a whole and specifically to deliver centralised procurement for Central Government Departments. The centralisation, standardisation and aggregation of spend on common services is a key mechanism to deliver significant, sustainable cost reductions.

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
Relevant governmental Internet sites where information can be obtained
Tax legislation http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/thelibrary/legislation.htm
Environmental protection legislation http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1990/43/contents
Employment protection and working conditions http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/index.htm
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17.1.2013

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