Bid Writing Support Contract Wolverhampton

Bid Writing Support Contract Wolverhampton

This requirement is split into 12 Lots.

Contract summary


  • Project management consultancy services – 72224000
  • Business development consultancy services – 79411100
  • Evaluation consultancy services – 79419000

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract

Published date

25 September 2018

Closing date

16 October 2018

Contract start date

01 November 2018

Contract end date

31 October 2020

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




The University of Wolverhampton (the University) employs the Project Support Office (PSO) to support University staff in all stages of bidding and project management, from identifying potential funding streams to project closure and audit.

Currently, the Project Bidding Development Team supports approximately 400 bids per year, to over 100 different funding streams, and the Economic Partnerships and Growth Support Team oversees a portfolio of mainly regional projects worth over £35 million.

This requirement is split into twelve (12) Lots; Tenderers have the opportunity to provide a submission on any/all of the following Lots:
– InnovateUK
– Strength in Places fund
– Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund
– Global Challenges Research Fund
– Research Councils
– Research England
– Newton Fund
– Other opportunities from UKRI
– Major Charities and Trusts, including Leverhulme, Royal Society, British Academy, The Wellcome Trust
– Horizon 2020
– Erasmus+
– European Structural Investment Funds (European Regional Development Funds and European Social Funds)

The highest scoring 6 Tenderers will be awarded on to each Lot. For each call off agreement under the Framework, all 6 Service providers will be invited to submit a quotation.
Mandatory requirements include:
The requirements here include:
• The successful bidders must have in depth knowledge of the funding streams/funders they wish to support (including how they are designed, their purpose, funder rules and regulations, funder implementation expectations and access to examples of good / previous practice)
• Successful bidders must have a proven track record in bidding for and securing funds from the funding streams/funders indicated within the last five years (or their precursors, where relevant)
• The successful bidders must comply with IR35 Regulations

Tender documents can be found at


About the buyer

Contact name

Harpreet Jandu


Wulfruna Street


01902 321643



Other information


How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.