Harrow Borough Mentoring Scheme

Harrow Borough Mentoring Scheme

This programme (Harrow Mentoring Scheme) aims to develop and establish a local mentoring and peer support programme which will utilise the skills of staff within established businesses and business support organisations to support start-ups and young companies.

Harrow Council
Harrow Borough Mentoring Scheme
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Harrow Council has secured funding through the New Homes Bonus to deliver a range of economic development related projects and programmes.

 

This programme (Harrow Mentoring Scheme) aims to develop and establish a local mentoring and peer support programme which will utilise the skills of staff within established businesses and business support organisations to support start-ups and young companies (less than 5 years old).

 

This tender is looking to appoint a consultant to deliver the programme, working alongside the Council’s Economic Development team.

The successful tender will take the lead role to develop a local, more accessible business mentoring programme in Harrow borough through recruiting a better, diverse mix of business mentors, working with the Economic Development team to specifically deliver the following:

1.      Marketing and promoting programme;

2.      Recruitment and training of 40 business mentors (rolling programme);

3.      Mentor training workshops x 10;

4.      Promote mentoring programme and engage SMEs to attend workshops and participate in 1:1 tailored business advice sessions;

5.      Deliver 10 targeted mentoring workshops (a cohort of mentees will participate in generic business support and general mentoring, including peer to peer support)

6.      Monthly business mentoring sessions x  840 hours; ongoing from July 2015 (matching a minimum of 140 mentees with mentors @ maximum 6 hours per mentee)

7.      Development of a peer-to-peer and small-to-large business network  x 1;

8.      Development of succession plan;

Expressions of interest must be made via the Council’s procurement portal at https://www.londontenders.org.

Access to the documentation for this procurement and any enquiries or requests for clarification of any matters arising should be made solely via the E-tendering portal (https://www.londontenders.org).  Details on how to register for the first time via the portal can be found via an attached document available from that site entitled “Supplier Guide How to do Business”.

 

 

Contact:
Ms Jessica Covey
Email Address:
Jessica.Covey@harrow.gov.uk
Telephone:
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Key Dates
01/04/2015
31/03/2017
27/01/2015 15:40
23/02/2015 12:00
Other Information
24 (months)
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Contract Attachment(s)
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Supplier Guide.pdf 1Mb 27/01/2015

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