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United Kingdom-London: Information technology services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.fca.org.uk
Section II: Object
Cloud and Technology Resourcing and Outcomes Framework
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.
Cloud Design, Build and/or Run
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.
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,
— 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.
Project Management and Resourcing
The majority of services are intended to be delivered on site in the United Kingdom, from the FCA offices in London.
The FCA has a recurring requirement for project management and delivery resources, to support its various technology programmes and projects.
— programme manager,
— project manager,
— business analyst,
— business change analyst.
— programme and project delivery,
— project assurance,
— data centre decommissioning,
— statement of requirements.
Specialist Cloud Consultancy
The FCA has a recurring requirement for specialist technology and cloud consultancies to support its exploitation of cloud technologies.
— senior consultant,
— senior manager,
— technical specialist.
— target operating model and roadmap work,
— discovery work,
— planning, leading and/or supporting proof of concept work,
— strategy development,
— solution architecture.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary 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.