Northern Powergrid IT Transformation Project
To give advance notice and publicise the opportunity to preregister for a webinar event that will provide an overview of Northern Powergrid’s IT Transformation Programme.
United Kingdom-Castleford: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Periodic indicative notice – utilities
This notice is a call for competition: no
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: no
Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Northern Powergrid Ltd
98 Aketon Road
Contact point(s): IT Transformation
For the attention of: Louise Cook
WF10 5DS Castleford
Telephone: +44 7885232448
General address of the contracting entity: www.northernpowergrid.com
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
II.2)Type of contract
II.3)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
— To give advance notice and publicise the opportunity to preregister for a webinar event that will provide an overview of Northern Powergrid’s IT Transformation Programme.
The webinar will:
— give advance notice of Northern Powergrid’s intention to undertake a number of procurement events in respect of IT related Framework Agreements and Service Contracts.
— share information with the marketplace relating to the type of services that may be required, the expected time lines for procurement and Procedures that will be followed.
Northern Powergrid is undertaking an IT Transformation programme that is planned to run until March 2017. As part of this change programme, contracts will be tendered for a variety of IT requirements including but not limited to Infrastructure Support, Hardware Supply, Application Support, Application Development, Resource Body Shopping, IT Consultancy Services, IT Security Management, Managed Service Integration Services and Data Centre Colocation (Co-Lo) Services.
The webinar event will be held to provide the programme overview of the current scope and expected time lines on Thursday, 22nd October, at 14:00 GMT.
This event requires pre-registration and suppliers who wish to attend must register their interest using the link below:
Any questions tabled during the webinar along with the responses given will also be made publicly available after the webinar.
Northern Powergrid reserves the right not to conclude a contract for some or all of the goods and services. Any supplier costs associated with attending the webinar are to be borne solely by the supplier.
Further details of the Procurement events will be provided in due course with pre-qualification for any and all tenders being conducted via Achilles UK UVDB. No other correspondence or meetings will be entered into in relation to the Procurement events prior to their launch.
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
— Customer Service;
— Employee Commitment;
— Financial Strength;
— Environmental Respect;
— Regulatory Integrity; and
— Operational Excellence.
To ensure the organisation meets and exceeds its goals, it is critical that key suppliers of goods and services are aligned to the key priorities. Further information on Northern Powergrid including details of the company’s ethical standards can be viewed on the company’s website:www.northernpowergrid.com
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: