Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
This procurement plan is to describe and
request approval for the procurement approach for ICT to be able to
procure over the next 4 years. It is not a request for budgetary
funding to purchase the actual goods and services. This is done
separately by the annual capital budget request and approval
RESOLVED that the procurement approach laid out in the Strategic Procurement Plan for IT Hardware and Packed Software is approved, to enable ICT Services to procure IT hardware and software covering End User Devices; Network Infrastructure and Services; Server Hardware, Packaged Software and Miscellaneous IT Equipment over the next five years.
1. Existing contract packages for the procurement of IT hardware and software expired during 2018-19 and therefore new contract arrangements need to be sought so that IT infrastructure and services can be maintained and replaced where appropriate.
2. For suitable procurement frameworks to be used for each contracted package, to stage mini competitions so that best value is being achieved when procuring goods and services.
To develop individual procurement plans for each contract package. It was agreed
that a combined procurement plan for the five packages, requiring renewal during
this period, would be more efficient as much as the content for each plan would be
Reason Key: Expenditure > £400,000;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Financial Impact: It is not a request for budgetary funding to purchase the actual goods and services. This is done separately by the annual capital budget request and approval process.
Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No
Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: Delivery
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Contact: Damian James, Assistant Director: Contract Services Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01344 355157.
Report author: Damian James
Publication date: 12/02/2019
Date of decision: 12/02/2019
Decided at meeting: 12/02/2019 - Executive
Effective from: 20/02/2019