Procurement Activity Plan

The Procurement Services team manages Cenitex procurement. The team aligns purchasing activity with its Transactional / Leveraged /Focused procurement profile through the assessment of complexity across the procurement sub-categories.

To get the best value for money and economies of scale, Cenitex procurement is aligned to category plans, supplier management plans, annual budget allocations and Cenitex business and strategic plans.

Cenitex’s annual Procurement Activity Plan is prepared as per the Victorian Government Purchasing Board’s policy framework to give potential suppliers advance knowledge of Cenitex’s supply requirements.


This table represents Cenitex’s Procurement Activity Plan for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019. The plan will be reviewed annually and updated as required.

Supplier market opportunities 
The following procurement activity is presented according to identified forecasting of CenITex’s sourcing requirements. 

No Procurement name and description Estimated contract duration Group/business unit Market approach Estimated date for market approach Nature of expenditure
1 Legacy server and storage maintenance 2-3 years Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Jul-18 Services
2 Business continuity management 6 months Business Technology RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Jul-18 Services
3 Digital desktop 3-7 years Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Aug-18 Services
4 Veritas hardware and software maintenance 1 year Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Sep-18 Services
5 Smart internet gateway 1-3 years Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Sep-18 Services
6 Business process transformation RFQ 1 year Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Sep-18 Services
7 Cloud backup service 1-3 years Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Sep-18 Services
8 Citrix virtual desktop infrastructure capacity 1-3 years Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Sep-18 Services
9 Citrix support staff 3 months Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Sep-18 Services
10 Application insights market engagement 6 months Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Sep-18 Services
11 AWS and Azure professional services 1 year Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Sep-18 Services
12 Fortify training and development program 1 year Human Resources RFT/RFQ/ITS (selective) Sep-18 thru Jun-19 Services
13 Citrix hardware and software maintenance 1 year Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Oct-18 Services
14 Internal firewall refresh 2 years Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Oct-18 Services or Goods (TBD)
15 Refresh legacy Thales security appliances 1 year Customer Engagement RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Oct-18 Goods
16 Soft furnishings fit out for south tower 1 year Accommodation Services RFT/RFQ/ITS (selective) Oct-18 Goods
17 Transformation of remote access service 3-5 years Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Nov-18 Services
18 Service management program 3-4 years Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (selective) Dec-18 Services
19 Contact centre call management system 3-4 years Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (selective) Jan-19 Services
20 RSA licence maintenance 1 year Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Jan-19 Services
21 Bluecoat hardware and software maintenance 1 year Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Feb-19 Services
22 Collection and secure disposal of ICT infrastructure and data 3 years Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (public) Feb-19 Services
23 Network secure maintenance 1 year Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Mar-19 Services
24 International support services 1 year Service Delivery RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Apr-19 Services
25 Penetration Test (2019) 3 months Business Technology RFT/RFQ/ITS (SPC) Apr-19 Services

Disclaimer
The Cenitex 2018-19 annual procurement plan is current as at 21 September 2018.

All Cenitex planned procurements are subject to revision or cancellation. The information in the annual procurement plan is provided for planning purposes only. The annual procurement plan does not represent a solicitation or constitute a request for proposal, nor is it a commitment by Cenitex to purchase the described goods or services. Cenitex will manage unsolicited bids in accordance with its procurement framework policies and procedures 2018. There is no obligation to respond to or return any unsolicited bids received.