Services - 467982-2018

24/10/2018    S205    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-London: Information technology services

2018/S 205-467982

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
Financial Conduct Authority
12 Endeavour Square
London
E20 1JN
United Kingdom
E-mail: ISProcurement@fca.org.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.fca.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
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:

Cloud and Technology Resourcing and Outcomes Framework

Reference number: CON18-133
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72222300
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has identified an ongoing need for cloud and other technology and project delivery resources, to support a number of its technology programmes and projects, as well as its transition to the cloud in the coming years, on both a resource and outcome basis.

The purpose of this Prior Information Notice (PIN) is:

(a) to give potential applicants advance notice that the FCA intends to set up a Framework Agreement for cloud and technology resourcing and outcomes support for up to a 4 year period;

(b) to advise potential applicants of an upcoming supplier event which will be held on the 16.11.2018 (Friday), in the morning, at a location in London.

Potential applicants should note that in order to obtain access to the supplier event, they need to complete the Registration Questionnaire on the eSourcing portal, Bravo no later than the 8.11.2018 (Thursday) at 14:00 GMT.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Cloud Design, Build and/or Run

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72220000
72222200
72222300
72611000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The majority of services are intended to be delivered on site in London or off site in the UK. However, the FCA will allow certain specific services and outcomes to be delivered offshore.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The FCA has a recurring requirement for technical specialists and outcomes.

A non exhaustive illustrative list of specialisms required under this lot are:

— solution architect,

— cloud architect,

— security architect,

— cloud engineer,

— security operations engineer,

— data architect,

— functional consultant,

— infrastructure engineer,

— DevOps engineer,

— technical architect,

— tester/QA,

— scrum master.

A non exhaustive illustrative list of outcomes the FCA may be looking for under that lot include:

— migration plan​,

— application architecture design​,

— application hosting architecture,​

— environment architecture​,

— implementation plan​,

— delivery of new/improved infrastructure service/capability​,

— delivery of an application in the cloud.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Project Management and Resourcing

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72221000
72224000
75112000
79410000
79421000
79996000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The majority of services are intended to be delivered on site in the United Kingdom, from the FCA offices in London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The FCA has a recurring requirement for project management and delivery resources, to support its various technology programmes and projects.

A non exhaustive illustrative list of specialisms required under this lot are:

— programme manager​,

— project manager,

— PMO​,

— business analyst​,

— business change​ analyst.

A non exhaustive illustrative list of outcomes the FCA may be looking for under that lot include:

— programme and project delivery​,

— project assurance​,

— data centre decommissioning​,

— statement of requirements​.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Specialist Cloud Consultancy

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71621000
72100000
72222000
72222200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The majority of services are intended to be delivered on site in the United Kingdom, from the FCA offices in London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The FCA has a recurring requirement for specialist technology and cloud consultancies to support its exploitation of cloud technologies.

A non exhaustive illustrative list of specialisms required under this lot are:

— senior consultant,

— senior manager,

— technical specialist.

A non exhaustive illustrative list of outcomes the FCA may be looking for under that lot include:

— target operating model and roadmap work,

— discovery work,

— planning, leading and/or supporting proof of concept work,

— strategy development,

— solution architecture.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
03/12/2018

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: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

To register for this event:

1) Existing users can login to the eSourcing portal: https://fca.bravosolution.co.uk and new users should follow the registration process to receive a username and password;

2) Login to the portal: click the “PQQs/ITTs Open To All Suppliers” link. The registration questionnaire is located in project_18323, within pqq_28133 Registration Questionnaire. Click the “Express Interest” button at the top of the page.

You can now access the registration questionnaire. Then follow the onscreen instructions to complete registration by the set deadline. You must then submit your reply using the “Submit Response” button.

If you require further assistance contact the Bravo help desk on 0800 368 4850.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/10/2018