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Procurement opportunity pipeline

To better advise industry, this page displays open and future procurement opportunities. Please note this procurement opportunity pipeline maybe subject to change without notice, where future tenders may not be issued or included in the pipeline.

Register your interest in any of the opportunities by completing our supplier registration form.

Suppliers invited to participate in a tender process are required to submit their response via our e-procurement system, Ariba.

For 'Registrations of Interest' please select request reason 'in response to an advertised opportunity'. For future tenders please select request reason 'for future opportunities that may eventuate' and list the tender name in the 'key goods/services provided' section.

Submitting a tender response

If you're invited to participate in a sourcing event, a Sourcing Specialist will send you an invitation email containing a hyperlink to Ariba.

Once you have logged into Ariba you will be guided through the process of submitting a response. If you require assistance, follow the ‘how to’ information within the system, or download a copy of our Ariba e-procurement system instructions.

If further information is required, you can contact Western Power by sending an email to our Ariba Specialist mailbox.

Online auctions

Suppliers may be invited to participate in an online auction during the tender process. To prepare for the online auction refer to the online auction bidders guide.

A demonstration online auction will be arranged prior to the live online auction. It is highly recommended that you participate in the demonstration online auction.

Registrations of Interest

Western Power is an inventive business and often develops ideas of significant potential value, which do not align to its core business. Rather than allowing these ideas to languish, Western Power is seeking a clear method to progress ideas that are not core business in a way that delivers value to the State, recognises staff for truly innovative solutions, and potentially adds to Western Power’s unregulated revenue.

Objectives


In conjunction with an external partner (Potential Vendor), Western Power aims to trial run one potential innovation through an external accelerator program that would include:

  • Supporting the idea owner through the process to develop a business plan;
  • Understanding patent opportunities and complete protection requirements;
  • Developing a robust revenue forecast model; and
  • Determining the best structure for a new business as required.

Scope of Work

Western Power is looking for a Potential Vendor to provide a business startup accelerator program with which Western Power will trial one innovative idea. The accelerator program should deliver the objectives listed above as a minimum. The proposal (Response) should outline:

  • Methodology underpinning the accelerator program;
  • The individual services and organisational capabilities that will be provided;
  • Timeline of milestones and deliverables from end to end;
  • Materials/resourcing to be provided by Western Power;
  • How the engagement will be managed in conjunction with Western Power;
  • Outputs and outcomes that can be expected from the engagement;
  • Options that may be available; and
  • Costs to deliver one innovation from end to end.

EOI RESPONSE

The Potential Vendor is required to address the following in their Response in no more than 20 A4 pages:

Suitability of proposed services

  • How the potential vendor proposes to deliver the Scope of Work;
  • The proposed methodology and approach;
  • Understanding of potential risks/critical issues and how to mitigate these;

Organisational capacity

  • Brief organisation’s background;
  • Proposed delivery timeframe to outcome;
  • Resourcing capacity; and
  • Key personnel (skills and experience).

Demonstrated experience

  • Brief description of previous similar projects/contracts undertaken for other clients including project dates and outcomes; and
  • Provide two (2) referee contact details, including name, phone number, email, project/contract title and project dates.

Pricing

The Potential Vendor is required to provide the following in their Response:

  • Fixed price to trial one innovation idea; and
  • Other proposed pricing methodology for future innovation ideas.

LODGEMENT CLOSING DATE AND TIME

Responses must be received by 12pm on Friday, 29th November 2019 

  • Western Power may, in its absolute discretion, elect to consider or reject a Response that is received after the Closing of Responses.
  • Except with Western Power’s prior approval, a Response is to be delivered by email to kate.watkins@westernpower.com.au and must be provided as an attachment to the email (with the subject heading of the email being “EOI for WS2040426704 – Commercialisation Accelerator Program for new innovations”;
  • Western Power may, in its absolute discretion, suspend or cancel this EOI at any time.

The Project

We are seeking to enhance our integrated Human Capital Management system through enhancements to its current implementation of SuccessFactors. The HCM solution has been identified as a key enabler for Western Power to meet its strategic objectives. The aim is to enable access to improved people data, enable a more systemised approach to understanding the skills and capability of the workforce and increase the use of self service to improve workflow automation.  The current SuccessFactors implementation includes SuccessFactors Platform/Foundation (including Employee Profile and Dashboards), Recruitment and Performance, and is integrated to other key systems.

We are seeking registrations of interest from approved SAP SuccessFactors Partners, for the provision of an implementation partner to deliver system design, planning, project implementation and on-going support services.  Specific services requested include:

  • Define the solution design and implementation plan for a solution Uplift of the Western Power SAP SuccessFactors Solution including SuccessFactors Platform/Foundation, Employee Profile, Talent Searches, Recruitment, and Reports and Dashboards.
  • Implementation of the agreed Solution within SAP SuccessFactors and associated integration:
    • Enhancement to SAP SuccessFactors Foundation, Employee Profile and Talent Search, and Dashboard and Reports.
    • Reimplementation of SAP SuccessFactors, Recruitment Management, Recruitment Marketing and Recruitment Posting.
    • Enhancement of current integration, as required.
    • Integration of the SAP SuccessFactors solution to the HR data warehouse.
  • Undertake training and knowledge transfer of solution.
  • Provide on-going support of implemented solution.

 

It is expected that vendors that have relevant experience in a Western Australia, Utilities environment and the capability to deliver this at Western Power head office in Perth, WA.   Vendor should be able to provide these services commencing February 2020

 

Registration

To be considered, please register your interest by COB (AWST) November 22 2019 by emailing Kate Watkins referencing WS2055125762 and a registration request will be sent to you for completion upon which it will be reviewed by Western Power.

Please note that registering for the opportunity does not guarantee that you will be invited to participate in a market event or become a supplier of Western Power.

The Project

We are seeking registrations of interest from suitably qualified and experienced organisations, for the provision of pole mounted LED security lane lighting. This lighting is intended to provide security lighting for back lanes, pathways and other areas where existing street light cannot penetrate. These lights are intended to be mounted where possible on existing Western Power streetlights or wooden distribution poles. Key features should include:

  • LED luminaire
  • 240V AC supply typical (min. 200V fully functional)
  • Class II preferred
  • Colour temperature 3000K preferred
  • CRI > 70
  • Lumen output to achieve min of 1 lx at 20m.
  • Directional/ narrow beam, with maximum beam angle 20 degrees. May be shielded to limit spill light.
  • NEMA (3 pin or 7 pin) PE controlled.
  • Smart driver enabled not required.
  • Vertical mount with adjustable tilt.

Services required under the project would include:

  • Supply of product and appropriate mounting equipment

 

Registration

To be considered, please register your interest by 12noon (AWST) Monday 18November 2019 by emailing Kate Watkins, referencing WS2064628547 and a registration request will be sent to you for completion upon which it will be reviewed by Western Power.

Please note that registering for the opportunity does not guarantee that you will be invited to participate in a market event or become a supplier of Western Power.

The Project

We are seeking to deploy a software solution to automatically retrieve Oscillography, Sequence of Events (SOE), Settings, and/or Power Quality data from Western Power’s Substation Intelligent Electronic Devices (IEDs). The solution will also involve securely transferring the retrieved data from the Substation Local Area Network (LAN) to a repository in the Corporate Network, and a Graphical User Interface (GUI) for end users to search and display the data captured in this repository.

We are seeking registrations of interest from approved Software Providers; for the provision of licensed software, possible development of customised software features, user documentation, and ongoing support services. Specific services requested include:

  • Define the architecture/topology on which the software will run - with reference to the Substation LAN, Demilitarised Zone and Corporate Network.
  • Define the solution design, implementation plan, and proposed scope/functionality of the licensed software - with reference to retrieving data from IEDs, archiving the data in a secure repository, and provision of a GUI to interact with this repository.
  • Implementation of the agreed software solution and associated integration:
    • With minimal software development, including any customised features agreed to
    • Integration of the software solution with Western Power’s SCADA/ICT network topology
    • Integration of the data repository with Western Power databases and server machines
    • Integration of the GUI for end users to access from the corporate network
  • Provide support services during the initial installation/deployment of software.
  • Provide user documentation and knowledge transfer of the software solution.
  • Provide ongoing support services after the software has been installed.

 

It is expected that vendors have relevant experience delivering software systems for Australian Power Utilities and have the capability to deliver the software at the Western Power head office in Perth (Western Australia). The vendor should be able to provide these services commencing February 2020.

Registration

To be considered, please register your interest by November 22nd 2019 by emailing Klara Babic referencing WS207203948 and a registration request will be sent to you for completion upon which it will be reviewed by Western Power.

Please note that registering for the opportunity does not guarantee that you will be invited to participate in a market event or become a supplier of Western Power.

Future tenders

EOI Commercialisation Accelerator Program for new innovations We are looking for a partner to provide a business startup accelerator program with which we will trial one innovative idea November-2019
Depot Coffee Services  The provision of coffee, coffee machines, valet  and cleaning services to depots. November-2019
Disconnectors Supply and deliver disconnectors November-2019
Design & Construct - Canning Vale Sub-station Fencing Design & construct replacement fencing and gates together with earthing and enabling security works to the existing transmision sub-station located at the corner of Vulcan Road and Magnet Road, Canning Vale, Western Australia 6155  December-2019
Communication Shelters  Western Power’s procurement requirement has arisen through the ongoing need for Communication Shelters. This will be managed via an RFP for the supply and delivery of communication shelters (estimated 40 shelters over a 4 year period (anticipated value 2.4-2.6M)


January-2020
Traffic Management Services Services include planned and emergency traffic management to assist Western Power's internal crews to complete the required services on the associated assets. May-2020
Substation Maintenance Services Supply, Deliver, Install and Maintain of minor/major/complex work on Western Power assests. Works include replacement, refurbishment, repair, relocation, condition monitoring, maintentance services on assets within Western Power substations. June-2020