Executive Consultant Engagement

Executive Consultant Engagement

Requirement for freelance part-time Executive Consultant.

Contract summary


  • Office-support services – 79500000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£16k – £18k

Published date

29 March 2018

Closing date

19 April 2018

Contract start date

01 May 2018

Contract end date

11 January 2019

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The brief
14-18 NOW is embarking on its final and largest season of commissions across the UK, and wishes to add resilience and capacity to the senior executive during the season by engaging a freelance part-time Executive Consultant.
The Executive Consultant will support the Director and the Executive Producer across the range of their responsibilities, as appropriate, including:

• As required by the Director, supporting the producers, curator and other team members on major strategic and project issues

• Managing the process of preparing papers for the 14-18 NOW Board and the Board’s Finance & Planning Committee, including drafting papers. Both bodies meet on a quarterly cycle

• Managing the process of preparing 14-18 NOW’s quarterly and biannual reports to funders, including drafting reports

The contract will run from May 1 2018 to January 11 2019. The Executive Consultant will provide their own workspace and equipment, and 14-18 NOW will provide meeting rooms as required. The contract may require travel outside London, for which expenses will be reimbursed in line with 14-18 NOW’s standard policies.

The Executive Consultant will be highly skilled in their field, with particular experience of:
• successfully managing large-scale projects and budgets in a variety of artforms and settings
• working with a range of different arts organisations in various parts of the UK
• reporting to and supporting high-level Boards
• reporting on large-scale projects to a range of public and lottery funders

Response to the Brief
Prospective Executive Consultants are invited to submit proposals that detail:
• Relevant experience giving examples of similar work undertaken
• What approach the Executive Consultant would bring to the work, including how the work will fit with the Executive Consultant’s other professional commitments
• Proposed fees
• Two appropriate referees
• Complete the Company Questionnaire attached as Schedule 1

All tenders returns will be evaluated equally in accordance with the above criteria.


About the buyer

Contact name

Chris Cast


Lambeth Road


020 7091 3060




Other information


Tender/Contract information

14-18 NOW Executive Consultant final.pdf


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.


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