Finyx awarded a place on Management Consultancy Framework 2

Finyx Consulting Limited are pleased to announce that, following a competitive tender process, we have been awarded a placed on the recently launched Management Consultancy Framework 2 (MCF2).

Finyx are now able to provide our Services through both Lot 1 – Business Consultancy and Lot 2 – Procurement, Supply Chain, and Commercial Consultancy.

MCF2 complements the existing Management Consultancy Framework (MCF) and together they offer a broad range of consultancy services which replace ConsultancyONE. MCF2 provides a compliant, cost effective way for central government and the wider public sector to access a variety of consultancy advice from a wide range of suppliers. The framework will be accessible to UK public sector bodies including Central Government Departments (and their Arm Length Bodies and Agencies), the wider public sector and third sector including, but not limited to, local government, health, education, police, fire and rescue, housing associations and charities.

MCF2 will run for 2 years from 04/09/2018 and the Crown Commercial Service has the option to extend for two additional 12 month periods (up to 04/09/2020). The total value available for award through the framework is £2.3billion (across 4 Lots).

This framework agreement delivers a number of benefits to organisations seeking to procure technology consulting services including:

  • Access to a wide range of suppliers from SMEs to large multinationals which are all Cyber Essentials accredited
  • A tool to help you shortlist suitable suppliers
  • Standard terms and conditions and financial monitoring of suppliers giving peace of mind
  • Maximum rates capped for the life of the framework
  • No minimum or maximum value thresholds mean you can use the framework regardless of project size
  • Choice of pricing models including – fixed, risk & reward or time & materials (T&M)
  • Comprehensive customer guidance and templates make getting started as straightforward as possible with support from a dedicated and knowledgeable team within the Crown Commercial Service

Descriptions of the Lots through which Finyx services can be procured is provided below. For further information please visit this the Customer Guidance Document, which provides a good overview, information around the tender process and conditions as well as options to direct award.

Lot 1 – Business Consultancy Services

Provision of objective Business Consultancy advice relating to strategy, structure, management or operations of an organisation, in pursuit of its purposes and objectives. Such advice will be provided outside the ‘business-as-usual’ environment when in-house skills are not available and will be time limited. Consultancy may include the identification of options with recommendations, assistance with or delivery of, the implementation of solutions.

Business policy strategy, Business sourcing, Capability development, Change management, GDPR, HR, ICT, New service development, Options appraisal, Policy review, Project management, Risk & opportunity management, Risk and compliance, Sales & marketing, Sustainability, Value for Money reviews,

Lot 2  – Procurement, Supply Chain, and Commercial Consultancy Services

The provision of objective procurement advice including establishing procurement strategies. These may include advice and delivery of complex commercial procurement transactions, strategic, operational and dedicated large scale deployments. Procurement processes which may include but not limited to: requests for information, pre-qualification questionnaires, invitation to tender, specification and drafting. Transactional functional services which may include but not limited to: purchase to pay, purchase orders, contract management, automation, digitalisation or administering work, structuring of commercial models, which may include but not limited to: private finance initiative/public finance initiative/joint ventures/public private partnership and social economic partnerships.

Category management, Commercials, Ecommerce, Financial advice, Market analysis, Outsourcing, Procurement methodologies, Procurement process, Risk mitigation, Risk/payment profiles, Sourcing strategy, Stakeholder management, Supplier performance management, Supplier relationship, Supply chain & logistics, Tender analysis, Transactional procurement,