NSW Department of Lands has released a tender for consultancy and/or contractor services for the development and implementation of the National Electronic Conveyancing System (NECS), a national system for the electronic settlement and lodgement of conveyancing transactions.
The eight Australian states and territories have joined with key industry and profession stakeholders to co-operatively develop an electronic conveyancy system for use in all jurisdictions. More information is available at www.necs.gov.au The NECS Program will provide a single national system for the electronic settlement and lodgement of conveyancing transactions that will ultimately replace the manual paper-based processes used in most states, including NSW.
The NSW Department of Lands provides an agency service for contracting and procurement on behalf of the group.
The objective of this procurement is to source consultants and contractors in the legal, IT and business field to provide expertise in the development and implementation of the National Electronic Conveyancing System (NECS), and associated readiness and implementation activities in NSW.
The NECS work program for the periods 2008-09 and 2009-10 contains requirements for legal, technical and professional services contractors. In relation to IT, the requirement includes activities around systems development and solutions architecture. Amongst the business development requirements are services around strategic advice, implementation, risk management, documentation, change management and project management.
Tenders close on 26 June 2008.