Review of Bank of England Technology Function – Request for Information

Review of Bank of England Technology Function – Request for Information

Offer access to research, advice, conferences, gatherings of peers and critical advice and review for the bank’s technology function.

United Kingdom-London: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2020/S 078-185492

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: Bank of England
Postal address: Threadneedle St.
Town: London
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: EC2R 8AH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement group
E-mail: technology.contracts@bankofengland.co.uk
Telephone: +44 2034613000
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.bankofengland.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.bankofengland.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.bankofenglandtenders.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Market Information

Reference number: DN474184

II.1.2)Main CPV code

73000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This is an RFI to understand market capability for a provider who can offer access to research, advice, conferences, gatherings of peers and critical advice and review for the bank’s technology function. Additionally, the bank is keen to understand market capability for strategic procurement support, encompassing support with procurement transformation; category management, and supplier risk and relationship management.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 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)

73000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contracting authority is seeking information from potential providers who can offer access to research, advice, conferences, gatherings of peers and critical advice and review for the bank’s technology function. We are keen to understand the service, capability and price that you would look to offer this service at.

Additionally, the bank is keen to understand the market capability for procurement transformation, category management and supplier risk and relationship management. Specifically, this would involve:

1. Procurement transformation:

— procurement diagnostic SVS suite to help us assess the effectiveness and maturity of procurement processes and systems against best-in-class standards.

2. Category management/value generation:

— provide tools, templates, sub cat level ‘insight’ to help us to develop compelling category strategies quickly and easily;

— provide a category management bootcamp (as part of our wider commercial academy vision) to develop the skills and know how.

3. Supplier risk management and supplier relationship management:

— act as a sounding board, provide benchmarking;

— provide access to various tools;

— scenario planning tool— helps us establish a framework to deal with uncertainties such as supply disruptions;

— risk prioritization tool;

— supplier financial distress visibility tool.

Please include detail in your response about the service you can offer in relation to these requirements, and the price these would be supplied at.

II.2.14)Additional information

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

30/06/2020

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: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17/04/2020