Appointment of a Consultant Cheltenham Business Partnership Manager
The Council (working with the Partnership) is seeking a Consultant who can undertake duties related to the economic health of the town (particularly the town centre); liaise between businesses and the Council.
Cheltenham Borough Council
Construction and Real Estate, Printing and Publishing
Location of contract
Value of contract (£)
22 June 2015
03 July 2015
Contract start date
27 July 2015
Contract end date
27 May 2016
Cheltenham Business Partnership is a partnership of local business leaders and the Council. It is funded through contributions of its members and run by a Board comprising funding partners. The Council holds its accounts and manages any contractual arrangements. The Council (working with the Partnership) is seeking a Consultant who can undertake duties related to the economic health of the town (particularly the town centre); liaise between businesses and the Council; understand their needs; and keep the parties informed of issues arising from the public sector which are likely to affect businesses and vice versa. The Consultant will be required, as part of this work to undertake some specific duties which are set out in Schedule 1_Project Brief and Instructions to Tenderers. The Partnership is not seeking a consultant to lead on BID-related work; a separate Consultancy contract has been let in that respect. However, the role will involve some liaison with the BID Consultant (Heartflood Ltd.). The period of the Consultancy will be from 27 July 2015 to 27 May 2016. The Consultant will work from the Cheltenham Business Partnership offices in Wolseley Terrace, Cheltenham. The Consultant will be required to work a minimum of 3 days per week, 8 hours per day. Working days will normally be week days; hours will normally be between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The Council, Partnership Chair and the Consultant can agree flexible arrangements for days and hours between themselves and occasional weekend and evening work is likely. IT and normal office supplies are provided. All other costs, including travel and personal expenses will be met by the Consultant and included in the fixed price. The Manager will be responsible to the Chair of the Cheltenham Business Partnership for day-to-day direction specific tasks. The Manager’s primary point of contact with the Council will be the Townscape Manager, who will give general direction as well as advice and assistance with contractual and financial matters.
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