Enterprise Zone Implementation Support
Harlow Council is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced consultant to assist in promotion of West Essex as a location for business, with a particular focus on delivery of Harlow’s Enterprise Zone, Enterprise West Essex @ Harlow (EWEH).
Reference number: 12/051
This deadline is for… Notice deadline.
Contract value:£0 – £0
Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom Harlow, Essex
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes
Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No
Name of the buying organisation: Harlow District Council
Original source URL http://www.mytenders.org/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=92155
Description of the contract
Harlow Council is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced consultant to assist in promotion of West Essex as a location for business, with a particular focus on delivery of Harlow’s Enterprise Zone, Enterprise West Essex @ Harlow (EWEH). EWEH will deliver 5,000 jobs in the key sectors of Medical Technology, Information and Communications Technology and Advanced Manufacturing. It will be one of three sites for the new Anglia Ruskin MedTech Campus, and will be a catalyst for the economic growth of Harlow, West Essex and M11 corridor.
The aims of EWEH are:
2.1 To raise the profile and attractiveness of Harlow and the M11 corridor as an outstanding location for business wishing to access London, Cambridge and international markets.
2.2 To leverage the comparative advantages of Harlow to deliver 5,000 additional jobs directly and support the delivery of additional jobs through supply chain activities and cluster developments.
2.3 To support the development of the MedTech, ICT and Advanced Manufacturing sectors in West Essex, by working with existing businesses in these fields, attracting inward investment and supporting the creation of new businesses.
2.4 To drive economic growth in West Essex, delivering an increase in ‘Gross Value Added’
2.5 To facilitate the development of the Anglia Ruskin MedTech Campus to support the conversion of intellectual property into marketable products and services.
2.6 To provide a focus for skills development in West Essex, to ensure that local residents are equipped to benefit from higher value / higher reward EZ jobs.
2.7 To generate an income stream for reinvestment by SELEP in promoting economic growth.
Classification of the contract
71621000 Technical analysis or consultancy services
Contract type: Services – Unspecified
Is it a framework agreement? No
Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No
Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents
Estimated length of contract: 15/10/2012 – 31/03/2013
Who to contact
Contact name Tina McDermott
Organisation name Harlow District Council
Address Harlow District Council, Civic Centre, Water Gardens, Corporate Procurement, Harlow Essex, GB, CM20 1WG
Telephone +44 1279446175
Web address http://www.harlow.gov.uk/