Business Support Contact – Digital Direction Project

Business Support Contact – Digital Direction Project

Creative Sheffield wishes to appoint a supplier to deliver transformational ICT related support to Sheffield based SME’s through the Digital Direction Project.

Sheffield Enterprise Programme – Digital Direction Project

Reference number: YORE-9AHC3L

Deadline date:13/09/2013

This deadline is for… Notice deadline.

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Yorkshire and The Humber Various Sheffield based businesses

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: Sheffield City Council

Original source URL http://www.mytenders.org/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=107721

 

Description of the contract

Creative Sheffield wishes to appoint a supplier to deliver transformational ICT related support to Sheffield based SME’s through the Digital Direction Project.

The overarching aim of the activity is to facilitate expert advice, enabling the business to exploit advanced information communication technologies to transform business process.

The successful supplier will be expected to:

-Work within the existing model of delivery for the Sheffield Enterprise Programme.

-Utilise the materials developed during the pilot phase of Digital Direction these include:

– Website

– Specialist ICT diagnostic

– Framework of “ICT Experts” drawn together to support the implement ICT transformation plans with businesses.

– Provide intensive, professional and accurate business advice to SME’s located in Sheffield.

– Bring advanced and detailed knowledge of advanced ICT opportunities and suggest how these may transform existing business processes to enable growth.

– Contribute towards the development of specialist ICT related workshops delivered by the Enterprise Programme (funded outside the scope of this specification).

– Demonstrate a proven track record in the use of advanced ICT in business development and growth.

The project forms part of the suite of products and services that are available to small and medium sized businesses engaged with the Enterprise Programme in Sheffield. The Digital Direction project is part financed by the European Regional Development Fund Programme 2007 to 2013. The Department for Communities and Local Government is the managing authority for the European Regional Development Fund Programme, which is one of the funds established by the European Commission to help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support local businesses and create jobs. For more information visit

www.gov.uk/browse/business/funding-debt/european-regional-development-funding

(MT Ref:107721)

Documents

Classification of the contract

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

 

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: 15/10/2013 – 30/04/2014

 

Who to contact

Contact name Dave Kingston

Organisation name Sheffield City Council

Address Sheffield Town Hall, PO Box 1283, Sheffield, GB, S1 1UJ

Telephone +44 1142736962

Extension number:

Fax +44 1142736860

Email

How to apply

For further information please review the full notice details at http://www.mytenders.org/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=107721