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Australian Research Council

Online Governance and Risk management Enterprise System

Important dates

Opportunity ID
Deadline for asking questions
Monday 18 June 2018 at 6PM (in Canberra)
Closing date for applications
Thursday 21 June 2018 at 6PM (in Canberra)
Thursday 14 June 2018


Write a summary of your brief

The ARC is seeking to ensure the efficient management of its governance activities, through a central repository of information, assisting in the creation of reports that meet the ARC's specific requirements.

What is the latest start date?
1 July 2018
How long is the contract?

Three years

Where can the work take place?
Australian Capital Territory
Who will the specialist work for?
Australian Research Council
Budget range

About the work

Why is the work being done?

To align with the ARC's internal controls for the oversight of risk management and governance compliance activities.

What's the key problem you need to solve?

To centralise and manage a range of governance activities and information systems including internal controls and assist with the creation of reports that meet the ARC's reporting and decision making requirements.

Describe the users and their needs

Users are internal to the agency and have a need to access information, to support core business, capture and maintain information.

What work has already been done?

We have an existing Protecht.ERM solution.

Who will the work be done with?

You will be the single provider of a governance and risk enterprise system working with our Strategy and Governance Branch.

The service will be administered for approximately up to 150 people.

Any additional relevant information?

•Experience in working with government based project teams

•Simple user interface design

What phase is the work in?

Work setup

Where will the work take place?

11 Lancaster Place, Canberra Airport ACT

What are the working arrangements?

•Business hours telephone / online access to assist-desk (support services) to diagnose and resolve any technical problems or operational faults

•Access to a Analyst Support Consultant and Account and Support Manager

•An annual subscription fee

•Training as required

Is security clearance required?

Security classification level of Unclassified DML

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions

An approved hosting centre in Australia, in line with the Protective Security Policy Framework and Privacy Act 1988.

Backup storage media to be stored in a secure storage zone, physically separate from the primary production site.

ARC will not pay any travel or accommodation fees, charges or expenses unless they have been pre-approved in writing by the ARC.

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
  • Value for money
  • technical competency against the criteria
Nice-to-have skills and experience
Demonstrate experience against the criteria

How sellers will be evaluated

How many shortlisted sellers will you evaluate?
Proposal criteria
  • ability to provide an outcome of service within the timeframe
  • technical competency against the criteria
Cultural fit criteria
  • Uphold the APS Values and Code of Conduct
  • Be able to work with both Governance and ICT teams
Payment approach
Fixed price
Assessment methods
  • Written proposal
  • Work history
  • Reference
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

Cultural fit


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