UK-London: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support.

UK-London: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Financial Conduct Authority
12 Endeavour Square, London, E20 1JN, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2070666729, Email:
Contact: Victoria Stone or Bintu Sesay
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned 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 - 1
II.1.1) Title: Sourcing, Category & Supplier Management Solution
Reference number: CON-20-167
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description:
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is pleased to invite expressions of interest (EOI) to participate in preliminary market consultations, in accordance with Regulation 40 of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The FCA are seeking supplier expertise and knowledge to refine requirements for the provision of a Sourcing, Category and Supplier Management Solution. The envisaged end to end solution is expected to have, but not limited to, the following functionality: Pre-market engagement, Market Research, Strategic Sourcing, Contract Award, Contract Management, Supplier Management and Governance. This engagement will comprise of a formal Request for Information (RFI) which will run for 6 weeks commencing 2 December 2020. Supplier responses are to be submitted by 12:00 (midday) 11 January 2021 via Delta. Further details are provided on the FCA’s esourcing portal; Delta. Suppliers are required to register their interest to access the RFI documentation.
II.1.5) Estimated total value: Not Provided
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support.
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
The FCA aims to implement a new configurable Sourcing, Category and Supplier Management Solution that will enable efficient and effective governance of the end to end procurement lifecycle and supplier management. Current administration of the procurement function is highly manual and we are therefore seeking a solution to enable greater automation and to boost the capability and maturity of the procurement team and of Supplier Managers across the FCA. The RFI will be used to generate and refine the following solution requirements: Tendering, Contracts Management, Supplier Management, System Interoperability / Integration. It is intended the information generated from this RFI engagement will be used by the FCA to inform a future PCR 2015 compliant procurement process.
II.2.14) Additional information
Engagement in this RFI will not hinder or influence the ability to participate in, or the evaluation of any future PCR 2015 process that may follow. The FCA reserves the right to vary/ terminate this RFI without notice. The FCA will not reimburse any costs incurred by suppliers in connection with their participation in this RFI. This RFI will be used for information gathering purposes only.

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-2020122-PRO-17450509 TKR-2020122-PRO-17450508

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 02/12/2020