Published date: 11 June 2019

Last edited date: 11 June 2019

Closed future opportunity - This means that a potential contract has passed its approach to market date. A buyer can choose to consider any supplier interest or convert this notice into an opportunity ready for live procurement.

Approach to market date: 26 February 2021

Contract summary


  • Information technology services - 72222300

Location of contract


Value of contract

£1,500,000 to £2,500,000

Procurement reference

Information Technology Infrastructure Services (GPhC FON 001)

Published date

11 June 2019

Approach to market date

26 February 2021

Contract start date

1 March 2021

Contract end date

27 February 2026

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

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The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) will be looking to procure managed IT services to replace its current provision, beginning in March 2021, such services to include monitoring, networking and provision of desktop devices but otherwise to exclude infrastructure management. GPhC is in the process of migrating its IT services to the cloud and will have clarity as to its future IT requirements once such migration is complete, and further detail will be available closer to the approach to market.

More information

Spend profile

This table displays the spend profile of the notice
Financial year Budget
2021/2022 £300,000
2022/2023 £300,000
2023/2024 £300,000
2024/2025 £300,000
2025/2026 £300,000

About the buyer

Contact name

GPhC Procurement Manager


25 Canada Square


0203 713 7846