Benchmarking the Cost of Delivery for Defra Shared Services

Benchmarking the Cost of Delivery for Defra Shared Services

The objective of the exercise is to baseline current Defra Shared Services performance in terms of cost. Reference number: SS025

Deadline date: 14/02/2012

This deadline is for… Submission

Contract value: £15,000 – £20,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

 

Description of the contract

The objective of the exercise is to baseline current Defra Shared Services performance in terms of cost, to assess Defra Shared Services’ relative position against other providers and in particular establish the cost profile for upper quartile providers. This will enable improvement opportunities to be identified and quantified and provide an understanding of the path towards upper quartile. It will also quantify target savings that might be achievable through operational change, the economies of scale as the result of volume change through on or off boarding and provide evidence to support a more commercial approach to customer charges. Full terms of reference are attached (provisional dates have been given as below and will need to be updated in line with this procurement request). Agree Terms of Reference 03.02.12 Invitation to Tender for Benchmarking 07.02.12 Review of tenders 15.02.12 Benchmarking Award 16.02.12 Benchmarking Exercise 17.02.12 to 23.03.12 Issue of Draft Report 27.03.12 Issue of Final Report 30.03.12 The delivery is required by the end of March 2012 at the latest

 

Classification of the contract

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

79411100 Business development consultancy services

72221000 Business analysis consultancy services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Lowest price

Estimated length of contract: 17/02/2012 – 31/03/2012

 

Who to contact

Contact name Judith Ginger

Address SSD, Lion House, Willowburn Trading Estate, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2PF

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Email judith.ginger@defra.gsi.gov.uk

Web address http://ww2.defra.gov.uk/

 

How to apply

Please apply through the CompeteFor software to allow scoring against required questions. Opportunity titled: SS025 Benchmarking the cost of delivery for Defra Shared Services.