Financial Management System – Market Engagement Day 29 July 2020

Financial Management System – Market Engagement Day 29 July 2020

Northumberland County Council are hosting a market engagement day to enhance Advance’s ambition to move to a more efficient and effective integrated financial management system.

United Kingdom-Morpeth: Programming services of packaged software products

2020/S 121-298088

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: Northumberland County Council
Postal address: County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland
Town: Morpeth
NUTS code: UKC2 Northumberland and Tyne and Wear
Postal code: NE61 2EF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Stephen.birch
E-mail: stephen.birch@northumberland.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 7557076065
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.northumberland.gov.uk/Home.aspx

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

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Financial Management System (NCC 404)

Reference number: NCC404

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72210000 Programming services of packaged software products

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Advance Northumberland, a trading arm of Northumberland County Council (NCC), are hosting a market engagement day to enhance Advance’s ambition to move to a more efficient and effective integrated financial management system.

At present our proposed project would be predominantly based on the procurement of an integrated financial management system to include modules for:

— accounts payable,

— accounts receivable,

— payroll,

— PTP,

— cash management,

— potentially HR.

The supplier day is scheduled for the 29 July 2020 either virtually (given the current Covid-19 crisis) or at Advance Northumberland HQ in Ashington; the day will consist of up to a one hour briefing session followed by a Q&A session of up to 30 minutes.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC2 Northumberland and Tyne and Wear

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Advance Northumberland, a trading arm of Northumberland County Council (NCC), are hosting a market engagement day to enhance Advance’s ambition to move to a more efficient and effective integrated financial management system.

The supplier day is scheduled for the 29 July 2020 either virtually (given the current Covid-19 crisis) or at Advance Northumberland HQ in Ashington; the day will consist of up to a one hour briefing session followed by a Q&A session of up to 30 minutes.

NCC is a unitary local Authority created in April 2009 by the merger of the former county and district councils. Since the formation of the new unitary council the focus has been on ensuring an effective transition from the previous arrangements, with this successfully achieved the contracting authority is now entering a new phase of working to find different and innovative ways of responding to help Northumberland meet these challenges and create opportunities that in turn convert into significant improvements for individuals, families, businesses and communities in Northumberland. In order to deliver a greater future the contracting authority needs to deliver a mixed economy in the way it delivers services with a drive to improve the efficiency and effectiveness in the way it delivers and commission services. To find out more please visit www.northumberland.gov.uk to view the corporate plan — Stronger Together, Leading Northumberland to a Greater Future.

II.2.14)Additional information

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

30/11/2020

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:

NCC and Advance Northumberland are committed to the principles of the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 in ensuring that the monies spent through the procurement of services contribute to the social, economic and environmental wellbeing of its citizens. Social value is a concept which seeks to maximise the additional benefit that can be created by procuring or commissioning goods and services, above and beyond the benefit of merely the goods and services themselves. The supplier will be expected to be able to demonstrate how social value is being built into the service.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22/06/2020