UK-Southend-on-Sea: Business and management consultancy and related services.

UK-Southend-on-Sea: Business and management consultancy and related services.

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:
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Civic Centre, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6ER, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1702215000, Email:
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
NUTS Code: UKH31
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
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
Regional or local authority
I.5) Main activity:
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
II.1.1) Title: Supplier Engagement relating to the provisioning of Business Change Partner(s)
Reference number: AGFG-JXOYEO
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
79400000 - Business and management consultancy and related services.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES
II.1.4) Short description:
The Council has identified a strategic requirement for work with a Change Partner or Partners. This will include an array of professional services which relate to: business analysis, business process re-engineering, technical project management and system integration skills. This list is not exhaustive and represents the minimum level of support believed to be required to successfully deliver the potential changes and / or saving benefits anticipated by the Council.
The aim of this advert is to engage with Providers to gain realistic and practical information relating to the capability of the market to drive Business Change within a public sector organisation. This will enable Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (SBC) to consider the issues relating to the procurement, contract implementation and the successful delivery of the required services. Further information is available by downloading the Supplier Engagement pack.
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.
72220000 - Systems and technical consultancy services.
72221000 - Business analysis consultancy services.
72222000 - Information systems or technology strategic review and planning services.
72222100 - Information systems or technology strategic review services.
72246000 - Systems consultancy services.
72227000 - Software integration consultancy services.
72250000 - System and support services.
79000000 - Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security.
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
UKH31 - Southend-on-Sea
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
Companies are invited to express an interest and receive the Supplier Engagement Pack by registering and accessing the document via our Electronic Tendering Facility (ETF).

The link to access the ETF is:
II.2.14) Additional information
For the avoidance of doubt this Prior Information Notice (PIN) is being issued in relation to a previous PIN published in April of 2016 (2016/S 076-132842) regarding the same planned procurement.
We can advise that this notice is not a call for competition and that further information will be made available once the Contract Notice has been published.

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) - NO

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
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VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 08/12/2016