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Services - 200322-2019

30/04/2019    S84

United Kingdom-London: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2019/S 084-200322

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: Financial Services Compensation Scheme
Postal address: Beaufort House, 15 St Botolph Street
Town: London
Postal code: EC3A 7QU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Chris Sutherland
Telephone: +44 2073758194
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:
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

Strategic Technology Partner Pre-market Engagement

Reference number: FSCS 373
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is undertaking a pre-market engagement exercise in relation to procuring a strategic technology partner that will work with FSCS to deliver the CIO strategy and support delivery of the FSCS 2020 strategy.

Further information on the proposed scope can be found in the pre-market engagement documents which we aim to release for 3.5.2019.

In addition FSCS are intending to hold a pre-market engagement event on 14.5.2019 prior to receiving responses.

Prior to undertaking a procurement process, FSCS would like to engage the market and seek input/ideas for delivery.

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
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The technology partner will work with FSCS to meet our key technology challenges that will be important to deliver our strategy for the 2020s, which will include but not limited to:

— how to digitize the enterprise,

— potentially introducing enabling technologies to support the future service design currently under development. This may include the adoption of a low code/no code-based platform,

— maturity of our agile ways of working and adoption of improved change and Dev/Ops models,

— keeping pace with challenges in cyber and information security,

— better use of workplace technology to improve our culture and performance (e.g. collaboration tools, office 365),

— improved use of data analytics and how to speed up our journey to becoming an insight driven organisation,

— adoption and migration to Cloud,

— ensuring we have the required underlying capabilities (eg processes, data, systems, people).

II.2.14)Additional information

The pre-market engagement documents will contain further information on this project including the questions we have posed to the market.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

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:

GO Reference: GO-2019426-PRO-14838728

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: