Published date: 15 January 2019

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 date: 15 February 2019

Contract summary


  • Scheduling software package - 48332000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£7,000,000 to £8,000,000

Published date

15 January 2019

Closing date

15 February 2019

Contract start date

01 September 2019

Contract end date

31 August 2026

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Sequence is a pan-BBC technology and business change programme which enables us to transform the way we operate by fundamentally changing how people's time and skills can be managed. As part of this programme the BBC wishes to procure and implement a pan-BBC resource scheduling solution.

Please note that the OJEU value range for this procurement is 7 000 000 GBP - 8 000 000 GBP over the term plus extensions.

Duration in months: 60
5 years initial term, the BBC may extend the duration of the contract, by up to a further 2 years.

About the buyer

Contact name

Steven Letham


Broadcasting House, Portland Place


Other information


Additional text

Please register your interest in this project by taking the following steps:

1 ) Register your company on the BravoSolution e-Tendering portal (this is only required once):

1.1) Go to

1.2) Click the link on the login page to register;

1.3) Accept the terms and conditions and click "Continue";

1.4) Enter your correct business and user details;

1.5) Note the username you chose and click "Save" when complete;

1.6) You will shortly receive an email with your temporary password.

2) Express an interest in the tender:

2.1) Login to the portal with the username/password;

2.2) Click the "PQQs/ITTs Open to all Suppliers" link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier);

2.3) Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content;

2.4) Click the "Express Interest" button at the top of the page. This will move the PQQ/ITT into your "My PQQs/My ITTs" page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only;

2.5) You can now access any attachments by clicking "Buyer Attachments" in the "PQQ/ITT Details" box.

3) Responding to the tender:

3.1) Click "My Response" under "PQQ/ITT Details", you can choose to "Create Response" or to "Decline to Respond" (please give a reason if declining);

3.2) You can now use the "Messages" function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification;

3.3) Note the deadline for completion, and then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT. There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available);

3.4) You must then submit your reply using the "Submit Response" button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help, or contact the Bravo e-Tendering help desk.

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.

Closing date: 15 February 2019