Contract Lifecycle Management Tool – Request for Information

Contract Lifecycle Management Tool – Request for Information

The purpose of this Request for Information is to help ECMWF gather information about the technical and financial feasibility of different contract lifecycle management solutions.

United Kingdom-Reading: Software package and information systems

2020/S 121-298042

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Postal address: Shinfield Park
Town: Reading
NUTS code: UKJ11 Berkshire
Postal code: RG2 9AX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement at ECMWF
E-mail: procurement@ecmwf.int
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.ecmwf.int/

Address of the buyer profile: http://procurement.ecmwf.int

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

European institution/agency or international organisation

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Meteorological Services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Copernicus COP_057 Provision of a Contract Lifecycle Management Tool

Reference number: COP_057

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48000000 Software package and information systems

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to help ECMWF gather information about the technical and financial feasibility of different contract lifecycle management solutions provided by software providers including the potential benefits and support this might bring to the ECMWF, with particular focus on copernicus contract management team, on the execution of its functions.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ECMWF is looking for a software solution to automate its contract lifecycle management to gain efficiencies, decrease the cost of contracting that leads to strong ROI. The purpose of this RFI, published at https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers/copernicus-procurement, is to provide ECMWF with a list of potential software tools available on the market. ECMWF is now requesting information on an initial set of proposed questions, in order to assess the range and availability of such a software with a view to tendering for such during the fourth quarter of 2020.

II.2.14)Additional information

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

15/11/2020

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: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The procurement for the contract will be conducted in accordance with ECMWF’s procedures as set out in ECMWF’s Invitation to Tender documents (once published), which will be available on ECMWF’s Suppliers web pages (https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers) and no other procedures will apply. In submitting this notice ECMWF does not waive the privileges and immunities granted to it by virtue of its status as an intergovernmental organisation or submit itself to any jurisdiction.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23/06/2020