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United Kingdom-Reading: Software package and information systems
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Copernicus COP_057 Provision of a Contract Lifecycle Management Tool
The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to help ECMWF gather information about the technical and financial feasibility of different contract lifecycle management solutions provided by software providers including the potential benefits and support this might bring to the ECMWF, with particular focus on copernicus contract management team, on the execution of its functions.
ECMWF is looking for a software solution to automate its contract lifecycle management to gain efficiencies, decrease the cost of contracting that leads to strong ROI. The purpose of this RFI, published at https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers/copernicus-procurement, is to provide ECMWF with a list of potential software tools available on the market. ECMWF is now requesting information on an initial set of proposed questions, in order to assess the range and availability of such a software with a view to tendering for such during the fourth quarter of 2020.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The procurement for the contract will be conducted in accordance with ECMWF's procedures as set out in ECMWF's Invitation to Tender documents (once published), which will be available on ECMWF's Suppliers web pages (https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers) and no other procedures will apply. In submitting this notice ECMWF does not waive the privileges and immunities granted to it by virtue of its status as an intergovernmental organisation or submit itself to any jurisdiction.