Published date: 1 June 2015

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 6 July 2015

Contract summary


  • Technical analysis or consultancy services - 71621000

  • Systems and technical consultancy services - 72220000

  • Systems consultancy services - 72246000

    • Business and management consultancy services - 79410000

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract

£5,000,000 to £20,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

1 June 2015

Closing date

6 July 2015

Contract start date

1 September 2015

Contract end date

31 August 2017

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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HMRC/CDIO needs an injection of strategic-level experience and capacity to support people and culture transformation. The successful Partner must have experience of managing large post-merger work force integrations, and the significant people and cultural issues that arise. HMRC will require the supplier to provide strategic input to the planning of this activity and for support for senior line managers in delivering it. HMRC/CDIO needs an injection of strategic level experience and capacity to help manage the exit from a large scale outsourced arrangement that has been in place for 20+ years. HMRC is dependent on its IT services to collect £505bn in tax and to administer £43bn in benefits each year. The successful supplier must have proven experience of working in a multi-supplier environment, working with internal and external legal teams and suppliers and must have a proven track record of understanding large IT business operations. HMRC/CDIO needs an injection of strategic level experience and capacity to help HMRC Process Re-engineer and 'Lean' its IT operation. HMRC/CDIO requires a Programme Management Office (PMO) to undertake the management aspects of the programme. It is envisaged that the Lead Transformation Partner will provide leadership of the PMO and work alongside HMRC employees. The leadership must have significant experience of working in large, dynamic, multi-faceted programmes working in organisations that are of national/international scale and importance including major transformation. A Supplier event will be held week commencing 8th June 2015 (approximate times -10.30 - 13.00 - time/date to be confirmed). The event will be held in London. To register for the Supplier event, please contact There will be a limit of 2 attendee's from each supplier at the event. Please provide details of attendee's when registering for the event. Further details of the event, including venue, will be sent following registration. Supplier's must have registered for the Supplier Event by 4pm 5th June 2015, no further registrations will be accepted after 4pm 5th June 2015. Tenderers should be aware that following evaluation they may be required to attend an interview in London week commencing 20th July 2015 (date/time/venue to be confirmed following evaluation). Full details of the interview process will be included in the Tendering Instructions. Further details on this tender opportunity can be found through the Offical Journal for the European Union

More information


Additional text

Please note the deadline for submissions has been extended to 17:00 on 09/07/2015 due to technical issue with OJEU. This now superceedes the time and date of 17:00 on 06/07/2015 in the original Contract Finder Notice,

Please also note the supplier day will be held on the morning of 10/06/2015 in London. Please read the attached contract notice for full details and instructuons.

About the buyer

Contact name

Sue Hughes


5W Ralli Quays
3 Stanley Street
M60 9LA