Learning Management System for the Education Authority – Pre-Market Engagement Questionnaire

Learning Management System for the Education Authority – Pre-Market Engagement Questionnaire

The Education Authority wishes to establish the level of market interest in participating in the procurement process.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Training software package

2020/S 247-615529

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Education Authority
Postal address: 40 Academy Street
Town: Belfast
Postal code: BT1 2NQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: pamela.rea@eani.org.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


‘Pre-Market Engagement Questionnaire’ — Learning Management System for the Education Authority


II.1.2)Main CPV code

48931000 Training software package

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

‘This is not a tender exercise by the Education Authority’. The Education Authority (EA) is currently preparing to initiate a procurement process to award a contract for a new learning management system. The potential scale and scope of this is such that it offers a significant opportunity to bidders. Prior to initiating the procurement, the EA wishes to establish the level of market interest in participating in the procurement process. At this stage, any information gathered through this market consultation exercise may inform internal business planning and any possible subsequent procurement process and will NOT be appraised in any future tender evaluation exercise. Please note that participation or non-participation in this preliminary market consultation exercise shall not prevent any provider participating in any potential procurement process, nor is it intended that any information supplied shall place any provider at an advantage or disadvantage in any forthcoming procurement process. For the avoidance of doubt, this is the scoping phase of the project and is not part of a formal procurement process. Further information including the questionnaire can be downloaded from CfT Documents. The questionnaire must be completed and returned via the messaging function. There are no formal tender documents to be completed other than the questionnaire.


II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.3)Place of performance


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:


EA is seeking to implement a new learning management system that supports innovative ways in which to deliver training and organisational development efficiently and effectively

All completed questionnaires must be returned via the messaging function on eTendersNI no later 3pm on Tuesday 19 January 2021.


II.2.14)Additional information

The date relating to the publication of the contract notice is tentative and may be subject to change. All. future tender documentation will be made available via https://etendersni.gov.uk and potential tenderers should register on this website to ensure they have access to tender documentation when the tender is published.


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


Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Participants interested in this Pre Market Engagement Questionnaire must register and submit their questionnaire through the Messaging facility within this CfT on eTendersNI at the following link https:// etendersni.gov.uk/epps. If you require any further assistance please contact the eTendersNI Helpdesk on 0800 240 454 or email ni-eproc-helpdesk@eurodyn.com


VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: