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RFP: CONSULTING SERVICES TO AID IN DESIGN, PROCUREMENT, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A BUDGET APPLICATION (ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIVISION)

The Los Angeles County Employees’ Retirement Association (LACERA) is soliciting competitive responses from independent consulting firms offering enterprise budget application and process design, evaluation, search, and implementation services.

SCOPE OF WORK

With respect to an enterprise budget application, which will interface directly with LACERA’s existing general ledger software, LACERA intends to evaluate its current process and ongoing requirements, assess evolving industry trends, and implement an optimal design and solution.

As part of the initiative described above, LACERA intends to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a budgeting software, to accurately determine market prices, service levels and service guarantees. The purpose of this RFP is to identify a consultant that will serve as the central point-of-contact for RFP respondents and coordinate logistical arrangements for respondent presentations, onsite visits, negotiations, staff training, and implementation.

The specific services requested are contained in this Request for Proposal ("RFP")

Submission Requirements

Please deliver an electronic copy of your proposal no later than 5:00 PM, July 7, 2021 to the point of contact specified below.

Kevin Sakamoto
Administrative Services Division
Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association
ksakamoto@lacera.com

By submitting a proposal, the proposer represents that it has thoroughly examined and has become familiar with the requested services and the contents of this Request for Proposal ("RFP") and that it is capable of performing quality services to achieve LACERA’s objectives. The proposer is responsible for requesting clarification of any deficiency, ambiguity, error or omission contained in this RFP, or any provision in this RFP that the proposer fails to understand. Any communication regarding this RFP must be submitted by email or hardcopy.

Question Relating to This RFP

All questions, inquiries, and requests for additional information concerning this RFP should be directed to the Point of Contact by email no later than Wednesday, June 30, 2021 responses thereto will be posted on LACERA’s website LACERA.com under the "RFP Opportunities" section by 5:00 PM PDT, Friday, July 2, 2021.

Tentative Timetable

The following table provides a tentative schedule of important dates and deadlines for this RFP. All dates are subject to modification by LACERA without notice

Task Date
Issuance of Request for Proposal June 15, 2021
RFP Questions Due June 30, 2021
Responses to RFP Questions Posted July 2-6, 2021
Request for Proposals Due July 7, 2021
Interview of Short-Listed Firms July 28, 2021
Final Selection August 11, 2021

RFP Materials

RFP: Budget Consultant Search