Back Office Transformation – Government Framework – Market Engagement

Back Office Transformation – Government Framework – Market Engagement

Crown Commercial Service intends to hold virtual engagement sessions during June with industry experts and suppliers interested in potentially bidding for the resulting framework contract(s).

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Software implementation services

2020/S 104-252559

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: technologysolutions@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 0000000
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Public Procurement

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Back Office Transformation

Reference number: RM6193

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72263000 Software implementation services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the authority intends to put in place a Pan Government Collaborative Agreement for the provision of Back Office Transformation to be utilised by Central Government Departments and all other UK public sector bodies, including local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education and devolved administrations.

The Back Office Transformation commercial agreement will provide a route to market for organisations wishing to purchase the expertise required to transform back office functions from bespoke systems to efficient, industry-standard processes, enabled by commercial off the shelf software.

It is intended that this commercial agreement will be the recommended vehicle for all Back Office Transformation required by UK Central Government Departments. The lotting structure of this framework will be determined as a result of the market engagement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79410000 Business and management consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the authority intends to put in place a Pan Government Collaborative Agreement for the provision of Back Office Transformation to be utilised by Central Government Departments and all other UK public sector bodies, including local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education and devolved administrations.

The Back Office Transformation commercial agreement will provide a route to market for organisations wishing to purchase the expertise required to transform back office functions from bespoke systems to efficient, industry-standard processes, enabled by commercial off the shelf software.

It is intended that this commercial agreement will be the recommended vehicle for all Back Office Transformation required by UK Central Government Departments.

II.2.14)Additional information

N/A

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

22/09/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This prior information notice is to signal an intention to commence market engagement with those across the public sector.

Crown Commercial Service intends to hold virtual engagement sessions during June with industry experts and suppliers interested in potentially bidding for the resulting framework contract(s). If you are interested in attending a market engagement session please express your interest by emailing technologysolutions@crowncommercial.gov.uk Further details will be provided to you.

Your email must clearly state: the name of your organisation and contact details for the individual(s) who will be participating in the market engagement.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will use an eSourcing system for this competition and reserves the right to use an electronic auction. The eSourcing system we will use is https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

The value in II.1.5) is an indicative value over 2 years. GBP 50 million per annum.

GBP 100 million in initial 1 year term with two optional 1 year extensions at GBP 50 million each year.

The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS website page https://www.crowncommercial.gov.uk/agreements/RM6193 for updates and monitor tenders electronic daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.

The Cyber Essentials scheme is mandatory for Central Government contracts which involve handling personal information and providing certain ICT products and services. The Government is taking steps to further reduce the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when properly implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27/05/2020