Published date: 29 October 2021

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: 2 December 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Office and computing machinery, equipment and supplies except furniture and software packages - 30000000

  • Data-processing machines (hardware) - 30210000

  • Software package and information systems - 48000000

    • Networking, Internet and intranet software package - 48200000

    • Hardware consultancy services - 72100000

    • Software programming and consultancy services - 72200000

    • Computer-related services - 72500000

    • Computer support and consultancy services - 72600000

Location of contract

MK19 7BH

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

29 October 2021

Closing date

2 December 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2022

Contract end date

1 April 2026

Contract type

Service contract

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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FCDO Services are tendering for Suppliers for the Provision of Hardware, Software & Specialist Services.

These services are being awarded under two lots and will be delivering the following:

Lot 1 - for the provision of Software to include, (but not limited to) Commercial off the Shelf Software (COTS Software), Software Licenses, and Associated Specialist Services. Software procured by the Authority is used to support both the internal business requirements and to underpin the services offered to customers.

Lot 2 - for the provision of (but not limited to); End User Devices, Infrastructure Hardware, Consumables and Peripheral Equipment with Associated Support and Specialist Services. Suppliers must have the capability to offer a range of commoditised IT products.

This framework is being let for an initial 3 year period, with a one year extension option

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About the buyer

Contact name

Adrian Draper-Oatley


FCDO Services , Hanslope Park
Milton Keynes
MK19 7BH