Java Software Development Specialist Resource Contract

Java Software Development Specialist Resource Contract

We are looking for an organisation (or person) to come in and support the project in automating the existing test suite for functionality already delivered and writing test for functionality to be delivered in the remain development time.

Reference number: TRN658/08/2013

Deadline date:13/08/2013

This deadline is for… the suppliers proposal to be submitted to the Department in hard copy format.

Contract value:£50,000 – £80,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: London

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 of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)

 

Description of the contract

Last year the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) commissioned a contract for a new domestic policy appraisal model, the National Household Model (NHM). The final model will be delivered to DECC in February 2014 when the model will be rolled out for use in policy appraisal. The model is being built in java by professional software developers as part of the contractors development team. The DECC project team are advising on the functionality needed on a day to day basis and testing the model however, complex software development in Java has not been carried out previously in the DECC modelling community, leaving with team with a skills gap in terms of specialist test automation skills. We are looking for an organisation (or person) to come in and support the project in automating the existing test suite for functionality already delivered and writing test for functionality to be delivered in the remain development time.

 

Classification of the contract

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

 

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: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 6 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Jonathan roberts

Organisation name Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)

Address 6th Floor Area A, 3 Whitehall Place, London, SW1A 2HD , London, United Kingdom, SW1A2HD

Telephone 0300 068 6892

Extension number:

Fax

Web address www.decc.gov.uk

 

How to apply

Any late submissions will not be considered. DECC reserves the right to halt the procurement process and to not award a contract. DECC will not be held liable for recovery of costs from unsuccessful bids if a contract is not awarded. All costs will be borne by the bidding organisations. If a contract is created it will be upon DECC Standard Terms and Conditions, which are available on the main DECC website – www.decc.gsi.gov.uk and will be issued to organisations invited to submit a tender bid. Completed tender submission must be returned by post to DECC, address given at the top of this advertisement, by 13th August 2013. Return Hard copies to Jonathan Roberts, 6th Floor Area A, 3 Whitehall Place, London, SW1A 2HD , London, United Kingdom, SW1A2HD. We require 2 hard copies (one of which must be signed). Interviews, if deemed necessary, will be held in the week commencing 19th or 26th August (suppliers will be notified of this in the week commencing 19th August). If successful and upon contract signature, the supplier is expected to attend a kick-off meeting taking place as soon as possible after the interview and with a week maximum. Project completion is required by 28th February 2014. For queries regarding this opportunity , contact Jonathan Roberts on 0300 068 6892