DVLA IT Contract Let Procurement Programme – Engagement Partner (Tranche 2)
(ii) Supply Chain – providing commercial advice and augment resource to support the procurement of optimum configuration of a Service Integration and Management function (SIAM) and Service Tower model, transitional advice from the current commercial arrangements, design the optimum contractual arrangements.
United Kingdom-Swansea: Business and management consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
Secretary of State for the Department of Transport acting through the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (“DVLA”)
C2 West, Longview Road, Morriston
Contact point(s): Contract Let Procurement Programme (“CLPP”), Commercial Services Group
For the attention of: Paul Matthews
SA6 7JL Swansea
Telephone: +44 1792783289
General address of the contracting authority: www.dvla.gov.uk
Electronic access to information: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/driver-and-vehicle-licensing-agency/about/procurement#ict-contract-let
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Department for Transport
Great Minster House, 33 Horseferry Road
SW1P 4DR London
Berkeley House, Croydon Street
BS5 0DA Bristol
The Axis Building, 112 Upper Parliament Street
NG1 6LP Nottingham
Federated House, London Road
RH4 1SZ Dorking
No 1 The Eastgate Office Centre, Eastgate Road
BS5 6XX Bristol
Spring Place, 1085 Commercial Road
SO15 1EG Southampton
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 11: Management consulting services  and related services
NUTS code UK
The CLPP has been established to introduce a new IT delivery model for DVLA through the establishment of a new supply chain and operating model prior the expiry of the Agency’s current prime IT contract in September 2015.
The Engagement Partner appointed shall be required to support, augment and deliver outputs against the following key areas:
(i) Programme Governance – supporting the successful delivery of Programme Governance and controls, Programme stakeholder and communication strategies and the development of approved Full Business Case(s).
(ii) Supply Chain – providing commercial advice and augment resource to support the procurement of optimum configuration of a Service Integration and Management function (SIAM) and Service Tower model, transitional advice from the current commercial arrangements, design the optimum contractual arrangements, provide negotiation strategy and support during the procurement of Service Tower model and support the development of the Tower Services Contracts and Collaboration Agreements.
(iii) Organisational Change – deliver in line with the DVLA an operating model for ICT based services including detailing organisational and process design, capability development, augment resource, deliver transitional activities while maintaining business continuity and implement measures delivering continual improvement in internal performance and capabilities.
(iv) Requirements Gathering – develop the requirements in order to maximise the optimum configuration model for the SIAM function and Service Tower model proposed within an Outline Business Case.
(v) Additional Services – additional services as requested by DVLA pursuant to the contract that are complimentary to the above required by the Authority.
Delivery of these services will be primarily based at the DVLA Estate at Morriston Swansea.
The ITT will be issued to applicants in accordance with the instructions in V1.3 below.
Range: between 6 000 000 and 6 500 000 GBP
Description of these options: The contract may be augmented to include purchases by the Department for Transport (DfT) and its Executive Agencies. Additionally, the contract is expected to commence on 1.11.2013 and expire on 30.6.2014, although the DVLA reserves the right to extend the contract term for one or more periods up to a maximum of 24 months thereafter at the sole discretion of DVLA and subject to further Cabinet Office approval(s).
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: Further details are provided in the ITT and any related documentation.
The requirements are stated in the ITT.
Section IV: Procedure
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 101-173037 of 28.5.2013
Section VI: Complementary information
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As part of the Government’s procurement strategy, the DVLA intends to work closely with the Government Procurement Service to ensure that the services delivered under this contract are monitored and comply with the government procurement strategy/policies. Therefore, the DVLA intends to give the Government Procurement Service rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce those provisions under the services contract which are for the benefit of the GPS (including rights to receive management information from the Tenderer), as more particularly set out in the contractual documentation. The DVLA reserve the right to amend or terminate the procurement process (or any part of it) at any time or to procure the contract by alternative means without any liability on its part. The DVLA shall not be responsible for candidates, participants or tenderers costs (including any third party costs, fees or expenses) in connection with this procurement procedure irrespective of the outcome of the process, nor if the process is cancelled or postponed.
No contract will be created between the DVLA and any party until a contract is executed between the DVLA and the winning tenderer.
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GO Reference: GO-2013820-PRO-5050553
Telephone: +44 1792783289
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:20.8.2013