Advice Cloud Ltd

Advice Cloud G-Cloud & Digital Procurement Service

Our G-Cloud Procurement Service allows buyers to source expertise to assist with either the full G-Cloud buying / procurement process or discreet elements Extensive referenceable Central & Local government, Health, Education & Blue-light experience. Includes a dedicated Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Procurement Helpdesk

Features

  • Expert buyer capabilities & Procurement advice available per buyer needs
  • Knowledge sharing and capability building service
  • Compliant with CCS processes and PCR 2015 regulations
  • Help with gathering & drafting functional & non functional requirements
  • G-Cloud procurement buyer training courses
  • Drafting of call off agreements including terms and service management
  • Digital Marketplace expertise including G-Cloud & DOS
  • Compliantly renew contracts as required
  • Requirements gathering and development of specifications and statements of requirement
  • Full digital & cloud procurement team service

Benefits

  • Extensive G-Cloud experience from v1 to v8
  • Over £50m of procurements concluded successfully
  • Central & Local Government, NHS, Health, Education, Blue light expertise
  • Access to range of procurement specialists
  • Experience of MEAT & direct award process
  • SME Engagement a specialty
  • Social value Act considerations included in call offs

Pricing

£75 per person per hour

Service documents

Framework

G-Cloud 11

Service ID

1 6 9 5 2 9 5 4 4 2 6 0 4 7 1

Contact

Advice Cloud Ltd

Chris Farthing

0330 124 4224

publicsector@advice-cloud.co.uk

Planning

Planning service
Yes
How the planning service works
Our procurement service will help buyers with ensuring their G-Cloud procurements obtain the best outcome. From understanding user needs, drafting functional & non functional requirements, market testing, supplier early market engagement, Long & shortlisting to award using MEAT or direct award, drafting & finalising of call-off contracts, supplier on and off boarding to contract review and renewal.
Planning service works with specific services
No

Training

Training service provided
Yes
How the training service works
We provide a range of training. Face to face, group or one to one, on or off site. We also have an extensive and growing portfolio of online course available.
Training is tied to specific services
No

Setup and migration

Setup or migration service available
Yes
How the setup or migration service works
Our procurement service will help buyers with ensuring their G-Cloud procurements obtain the best outcome. From understanding user needs, drafting functional & non functional requirements, market testing, supplier early market engagement, Long & shortlisting to award using MEAT or direct award, drafting & finalising of call-off contracts, supplier on and off boarding to contract review and renewal.
Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services
No

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing service
No

Security testing

Security services
No

Ongoing support

Ongoing support service
Yes
Types of service supported
  • Buyer hosting or software
  • Hosting or software provided by a third-party organisation
How the support service works
We can provide pre, during and post award procurement support including supplier contract management as required.

Service scope

Service constraints
N/A

User support

Email or online ticketing support
Email or online ticketing
Support response times
Weekdays 9.00-17.00 (30 minutes response time)
Weekend (no support provided)
User can manage status and priority of support tickets
No
Phone support
Yes
Phone support availability
9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support
No
Support levels
Support is provided on a best endeavours basis however most calls are responded to within 2 hours

Resellers

Supplier type
Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security clearance
Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance
Up to Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)

Pricing

Price
£75 per person per hour
Discount for educational organisations
No

Service documents

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