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Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Strategic Procurement Group
Telephone: +44 01992555121
NUTS code: UKH23
Main address: www.hertfordshire.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.supplyhertfordshire.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
II.1)Scope of the procurement
Pre-Procurement Market Engagement for a Staff Rostering Solution.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Hertfordshire County Council (the ‘Council’) is carrying out Pre-Procurement Market Engagement (‘PPME’) in relation to a Staff Rostering Solution.
The Council will consider the feedback received to help inform the Council's options and further decision making. For the avoidance of doubt, this stage of the project is not part of a formal procurement process and the Council is not committing, at this stage, to carrying out such a process.
Participation or non-participation in the PPME shall not prevent any supplier participating in a potential future procurement, nor is it intended that any information supplied as part of the PPME shall place any supplier at an advantage in a potential procurement process.
Participation in the PPME will be at each organisation's own cost. No expense in responding to this PPME will be reimbursed by the Council.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The initial scope of the project would be to deliver a rostering system to the following services, who have particularly pressing needs for an integrated system:
— Health and Social Care (HCS) services, including Day Services, Supported Living, and Short Breaks.
— HCS Integrated Discharge service
If this initial roll-out is successful we would then consider expanding the solution to a number of different services that operate on working shift patterns.
Please refer to the PPME document.
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
Section VI: Complementary information
To access the PPME documentation please visit www.supplyhertfordshire.uk and follow the on-screen guidance.
To participate in this PPME, organisations must submit their completed Supplier Questionnaire, together with any supporting documents, through the Correspondence area in the In-Tend system by the return deadline of 12 Noon 31.7.2017.
Please make sure that you have submitted your Supplier Questionnaire following the instructions above. The Council will not be held accountable for any errors made by an organisation in submitting their Supplier Questionnaire.
If you are experiencing problems In-Tend offer a help section which includes a dedicated UK Support Desk which can be contacted via email email@example.com or telephone +44 (0)114 407 0065 for any website / technical questions. Monday to Friday 8:30 — 17:30
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: