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Buying Organisation UK Research and Innovation
Opportunity Type Private Sector
Opportunity Method Contract Opportunity
Notice Type Notice
Nature of Opportunity Works
Contract Description:

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) are seeking to procure an integrated Risk and Assurance system (the system) that provides a long-term solution that is adaptable to the complexity of UKRI now and in the future.

The existing risk system, EasyRisk system was implemented as an interim solution when UKRI was formed.

Aims and Objectives

The primary over-arching objective of the project is to implement a suitable long-term solution, through a flexible, integrated and easy-to-use system that can support the diverse risk management and assurance needs of UKRI. The solution adopted will be able to adapt to change in organisational objectives and structure. It will provide improved capability to capture, update, track and present relevant information to stakeholders, enabling effective reporting and informed decision making, at all levels.

The primary objectives of the project, include:

• Improved quality of risk & assurance reporting

• Higher efficiency and effectiveness of risk management by the business

• Increased linkage and integration between Risk, Assurance, and Controls

• Increased linkage to objectives and corporate plan

• New capability to produce KPIs and KRIs

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts) Responses must be received by the date in the tender documentation; responses received outside of the deadline or not sent via the Delta eSourcing portal will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity.

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The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:

i. not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice;and ii. to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier. If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders.

How to Apply

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) will be using the Delta eSourcing Portal for this procurement. To register on the Delta eSourcing portal please use the link and follow the instructions to register.

If you are already registered on the Delta eSourcing Portal and wish to participate in this procurement, please use the link: and the follow the instructions to 'Login'

Once you are logged into the system you will be able to link yourself into this procurement using the Access Code: 5NN38554N5

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Response Deadline 24-02-21 00:00