Decision details

Modernising Back Office Systems (MBOS) Programme Support

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To review the procurement outcome and approve the contract award for a flexible services contract to provide support to the MBOS programme where internal skills are not available.


36.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer, together with exempt information contained in a later agenda item.




36.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to approve the award of the flexible programme support services contract to the preferred supplier. 




36.3     The procurement will meet the objective of putting in place a modern Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system required to meet the current and future needs of East Sussex County Council.  The provision of these support services provides significant flexibility and risk mitigation to the delivery of the MBOS programme.  The costs of the planned service provision are within the programme budget submitted at the time of the approval of the Software as a Service and implementation contracts.


Report author: Phil Hall

Publication date: 14/10/2021

Date of decision: 01/10/2021

Decided at meeting: 01/10/2021 - Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change

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