City of Sydney Council

Data Commercial Advice

Important dates

Opportunity ID
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 15 May 2018 at 6PM (in Canberra)
Closing date for applications
Friday 18 May 2018 at 6PM (in Canberra)
Friday 11 May 2018


Write a summary of your brief

City of Sydney looking to roll out new smart city infrastructure which may include devices that collect data

What is the latest start date?
How long is the contract?

As required till August

Where can the work take place?
  • New South Wales
  • Offsite
Who will the specialist work for?
City of Sydney Council
How much can you spend per day?

About the work

Who will the specialist work with?

Tender working group on Street Furniture, Out of Home Media and Free Public Wi-fi services. Team members consisit of Technical & Project Manager, Procurement, IT Services & Data

What will the specialist do?

Advice and darfting of commercial terms for data management and rights from information gathered in the public domain from smart city technology

Any additional relevant information?

Specialist cannot have relationship with suppliers of OOH Media or Major telecommunications carriers. It may be considered a Conflict of Interest

Work setup

Where will the work take place?

456 Kent Street Sydney (Town Hall House)

What are the working arrangements?

Flexible, can work remote, conferece calls, email and on a as need basis.

Is security clearance required?

Need to sign a Confidentiality Agreement and/or Pecuniary Interest Form

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions

City of Sydney Consultancy Agreement may be required

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate sellers’ technical competence.

Essential skills and experience
  • Experience in commercial arrangements for data
  • Future proofing of data requirements
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Understand Advertising landscape (OOH Media) data needs
  • Governance
  • Working with Local Government

How sellers will be evaluated

How many specialists will you evaluate?
Cultural fit
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Quality
  • Respect
Area of expertise
Data science and management
How will you verify the specialist is right for the role?
  • Work history
  • References
  • Interview
How will you evaluate the specialists?

Technical competence

Cultural fit


Seller questions

Seller questions
Seller question Buyer answer
1. Does the candidate need to be an Australian Citizen or can Perm Residents apply ? Permanent Residents can apply but please note that this is not an offer of employment but contract only.
2. Do you envisage more requirement on the legal side of commercial advice (e.g. rights, obligations, legal precedent); or on the 'opportunity' side of commercial advice (how to monetise, how to best extract value from users, how to best use devices to optimise customer use and experience? The project team has recognised that we may need to expertise on both sides, legal and governance as well as commercialisation. We are encouraging responses to either or both to this submission
3. What will be the tools used? City of Sydney requires further information before it can respond to this question. The assumption that tools used is a reference to the following "looking to roll out new smart city infrastructure which may include devices that collect data". These deveices may be from wi-fi connected devices, beacons, smart bins, parking sensors" The devices may be rolled out by telcos and the data is available to the City.

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