Business Management Planning for Museums

Business Management Planning for Museums

The Council is now seeking to contract with specialist museum, archive and art development consultants who can deliver creative innovative solutions to deliver this grant funded activity.

BMN 004 – The provision of specialist Museum, Archives and Arts strategic plans and toolkits

Reference number: BMN 004

Deadline date:13/05/2013

This deadline is for… Tenders to be returned

Contract value:£60,000 – £70,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Shropshire

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: Shropshire Council

 

Description of the contract

Shropshire Council has been awarded funding (between £60,000-£70,000) from the Arts Council England to support and develop its transformational plans for services, including Museums, Archives and the Arts services in light of extreme reductions in public sector spending and a challenging fiscal environment. We are also working with partner services within the region and the opportunities for shared services or joint ventures which will be an important consideration within this work. ‘Services’, within this project will be defined as Shropshire Council Museums, Archives and the Arts Development Service all of which are managed by the Visitor Economy Service with the exception of the Arts team who are managed separately. The Council is now seeking to contract with specialist museum, archive and art development consultants who can deliver creative innovative solutions to deliver this grant funded activity. We acknowledge this is a complex commission and welcome a ‘turn-key’ solution with a lead contractor and associates/sub-contractors delivering elements of the contract. This project has a suggested contract commencement date of June 2013 and completion date of December 2013. We welcome proposals that can accelerate the work and completion dates. Full details of the required services are detailed in the Tender Specification.

 

Classification of the contract

79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

79410000 Business and management consultancy services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? Yes :

Contract will be awarded based on: Lowest price

Estimated length of contract: 03/06/2013 – 20/12/2013

 

Who to contact

Contact name Emma Hesbrook

Organisation name Shropshire Council

Address , SY2 6ND

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How to apply

If you wish to receive tender documents, please email or write as soon as possible to (Nigel Denton, Procurement Manager, procurement@shropshire.gov.uk) quoting reference BMN 004. The deadline for the return of completed questionnaires is 12 noon Monday 13th May.