National Adoption Support Fund Manager – Department for Education

National Adoption Support Fund Manager – Department for Education

The department is seeking to appoint an organisation to manage the Adoption Support Fund, part of the government’s reforms to adoption. Document attached.

Reference number:1234

Deadline date:09/01/2015

This deadline is for…5pm 9th January 2015 for return of tenders

Contract value:£850,000 – £1,500,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:England

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:Department for Education

 

Description of the contract

The department is seeking to appoint an organisation to manage the Adoption Support Fund, part of the government’s reforms to adoption. See ‘Supporting Documents’ for further information.

 

Classification of the contract

79996000Business organisation services

85300000Social work and related services

Additional information

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:02/02/2015 – 31/03/2016

Who to contact

Contact nameSam Manners

Organisation nameDepartment for Education

Address, postcode

Telephone

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How to apply

How organisations can obtain an ITT: Please email Sam Manners at adoption.reform@education.gsi.gov.uk Any other info: We plan to hold a supplier event or teleconference for organisations interested in submitting a proposal for this work. The event will allow us to share our plans, aims and objectives with potential suppliers, gather feedback to inform final contract requirements, and discuss approaches to achieve the desired outcomes. We strongly encourage you to attend if you think you are likely to submit a bid for this work. To register your interest in attending, please email adoption.reform@education.gsi.gov.uk with details of your organisation and the names and contact details of the attendees by Friday 12 December (places are limited to two people per organisation). Full formal tender documentation is available immediately. The event will be held on Tuesday 16 December, either entirely by phone conference or in a central London venue – we will provide details of arrangements as soon as possible to those who have registered their interest in attending.

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