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Statistics NZ Lone Worker Technology Solution

This tender is using the new split file responses feature on GETS. The agency has indicated that they would like to receive responses separated by price and non price components, please keep this mind when preparing your response for submission via GETS.


RFx ID : 23683185
Tender Name : Statistics NZ Lone Worker Technology Solution
Reference # : 1021-2020-21
Open Date : Wednesday, 25 November 2020 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Tuesday, 2 February 2021 3:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 43000000 - Information Technology Broadcasting and Telecommunications
  • 43222800 - Telephony equipment
  • 43222900 - Telephony equipment accessories
  • 43223100 - Digital mobile network infrastructure equipment and components
  • 43223200 - Mobile messaging platforms
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Procurement Services
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This RFP presents an opportunity for suppliers to propose technology solutions that can serve as a safety net for Stats NZ’s lone workers. We have different types of lone workers who work in the field, including for the 2023 Census. They need to visit locations beyond geographical areas where cellphone coverage enables them to communicate their location.

For some workers, the geographical area in which they work has some zones where there is no cellphone coverage, or where coverage is unreliable. Other workers operate largely out of cellphone coverage and they are regularly out of range for long periods of time.

Stats NZ welcomes proposals from suppliers who can help us in these important services. Our key objectives for this procurement are to identify an integrated option that provides the existing mobile-first capability, and to identify solutions that will provide coverage when lone workers are in areas that are out of mobile coverage.