Issue details

Back Office Procurement

Following a Market Review process Cabinet will be asked to take a decision on the future service operating model for KCC’s back office functions and its subsequent implementation.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/08/2015

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: 21 Sep 2015 by Cabinet

Lead director: Amanda Beer, Rebecca Spore

Department: Strategic & Corporate Services

Contact: Richard Hallett, Head of Business Intelligence Tel: 03000 416192 Email: Tel: 01622 221661.


The Policy & Resources Cabinet Committee has received regular updates on the Facing the Challenge programme and further updates are scheduled for the following dates:
Friday 18th September 2015 – Policy & Resources Cabinet Committee to receive the Assessment Paper.
Monday 21st September 2015 – Cabinet meeting to take the Key Decision on how to proceed.
If not when will be it discussed by the Cabinet Committee and the date of the meeting
As above
Other consultation planned or undertaken:
Member Consultations:
Tuesday 16th June – Presentation by bidders to Commissioning Advisory Board
Wednesday 1st July 2015 – Policy & Resources Cabinet Committee received a report on the procurement process to date.
Wednesday 9th September – Cross Party Group to receive a briefing on the outcome of the process
Staff consultations/engagements are communicated as and when required, to the whole staff team.
Which Members and electoral Divisions are affected by this proposed decision?
All – Back Office services are provided County wide.

Financial implications: Lead officer: Richard Hallett 03000 416192 Lead Directors: Amanda Beer 03000 415835 amanda, Andy Wood 03000 416854 Rebecca Spore 03000 416716

Legal implications: 15/00084

Equalities implications: Financial Implications: The procurement/review process has indicated that significant savings could be made. Legal Implications: A contract will be required and in place to manage this arrangement. Equality Implications: The EqIA completed for this project assessed that there would be no equality implications identified for staff and residents but this will be reviewed and confirmed once final solutions are submitted by the bidders. The matter is referred to in the Strategic and Corporate Services Directorate, Strategic Priority Statement – 2014-2015 and the Strategic and Corporate Services Directorate Business Plan (2015-2016) – please see page 18 – Policy & Resources Cabinet Committee – 22nd April 2015.

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