The Pupil Loans Firm (SLC) is commencing a procurement train to nominate its third Strategic Associate to offer a variety of companies throughout the Know-how Change and Integration space inside SLC’s Know-how Group.
As a part of its ongoing dedication to bettering its service to clients, SLC has undertaken an formidable programme to rework the industrial framework and supply fashions leveraged throughout SLC’s property when working with strategic know-how companions, creating enhanced capabilities whereas delivering higher worth for public cash.
The corporate has beforehand accomplished two aggressive procurement workout routines to nominate strategic know-how companions to assist the event of its Buyer Enablement Providers, with a concentrate on utility growth, and Platform Supply and Know-how Providers. The third strategic associate will likely be appointed to ship experience, companies, capabilities, and capability to assist SLC within the supply and enhancement of a broad vary of key inner and exterior enterprise functions and companies, in addition to the decommissioning of legacy companies.
Stephen Campbell, Chief Know-how Officer at SLC stated:
“The strategic associate mannequin permits us to work with a small variety of corporations to develop, ship and assist our know-how property and the digital companies we offer to clients. I’m happy with progress to this point, and really inspired by the vary and power of responses from bidders within the first two rounds of procurement.
“On this third procurement we’re searching for a associate with deep experience in related Industrial Off the Shelf (COTs) and Software program as a Service (SaaS) instruments and applied sciences, and expertise of working with Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to simplify, remediate, allow and rework a broad vary of key know-how companies.”
Working at the side of its companions within the Division for Training, Devolved Administrations and the Cupboard Workplace, SLC has developed a procurement technique that gives essentially the most acceptable, compliant, public sector path to marketplace for every lot inside the programme, based mostly on the complexity and stability of the in-scope companies. The fourth procurement is predicted to be launched to the market later in September 2021.
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Notes to editors
The procurement train will likely be carried out through the Crown Industrial Service’s (CCS) e-Sourcing Portal on Lot 4 of CCS’s Know-how Providers 3 (TS3) framework settlement, all related communication will likely be offered to the events through this portal.
In September Atos was awarded a contract to assist the event of our Buyer Enablement Providers and in March, Capgemini have been appointed to assist Platform Supply and Know-how Providers.