Business Management Consultancy Services for Dudley Lifelong Learning

Business Management Consultancy Services for Dudley Lifelong Learning

To enable the Potential PSM to submit a final business case to Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council by March 2015.

RM4189 – L0694; MSP – Dudley Lifelong Learning

Reference number:RM4189 – L0694

Deadline date:05/01/2015

This deadline is for…Deadline for Submission of Tender – 16.00hrs

Contract value:£0 – £50,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:United KingdomThe services will be predominantly performed in Dudley.

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:Crown Commercial Service on behalf of the Cabinet Office

Description of the contract

The mutualisation support package has the following objectives for Dudley Lifelong Learning (the “Potential PSM”): – To enable the Potential PSM to submit a final business case to Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council by March 2015. – To develop a clear understanding of commercial and financial requirements necessary for the Potential PSM to grow and thrive. – To capture and share key learning and experience with other Parent Bodies and library services considering mutualisation.


Classification of the contract

79400000Business and management consultancy and related services

Additional information

Contract type:Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?Yes : The Mutual Support Programme (MSP) delivers help and support for proposed and existing Publis Service Mutuals

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract:3 Months

Who to contact

Contact nameGPSOpsSouth

Organisation nameCrown Commercial Service – London

Address1 Horse Guards Road, London, SW1A 2HQ


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How to apply

To participate in any possible future procurement which results from this RFP, Potential Providers must first be registered on the Government Procurement Service (now CCS) e-Sourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at by following the link ‘Register for GPS eSourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so at the Invitation to Tender stage. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, you will need to express and interest in this procurement. This is done by emailing Your email must clearly state: • the name of this procurement is Dudley Lifelong Learning- and the reference is RM4189 L0694 • the name of the registered supplier; and • the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Crown Commercial Service will then process this email and assign your organisation to the opportunity. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. The deadline for the receipt of proposals is Monday 5 January 2015 at 16:00hrs and therefore suppliers can register on the e-Sourcing Suite between the issue date of this Contracts Finder advert and the deadline date. The deadline date for receipt of final outstanding requests for clarification will be Thursday 18 December 2014 at 12noon. It is advised however that Potential Providers register as soon as practically possible in order to receive the Invitation to Tender and have a sufficient amount of time to respond. For technical assistance on use of the eSourcing Suite please contact the Helpdesk: Freephone: 0345 010 3503 Email: