Development of a City Skills Development Plan for the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership

Development of a City Skills Development Plan for the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

A research, analysis and development project for the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to support the development of a comprehensive skills plan by the end of March 2013 which sets out how the GBS LEP can deliver its vision for skills and stimulate growth in the GBS LEP area and deliver on its aspirations as agreed within the City deal.

Reference number: City Skills

Deadline date:31/10/2012

This deadline is for… Receipt of Completed Tenders

Contract value:£40,000 – £50,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: West Midlands

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: Solihull MBC

 

Description of the contract

A research, analysis and development project for the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to support the development of a comprehensive skills plan by the end of March 2013 which sets out how the GBS LEP can deliver its vision for skills and stimulate growth in the GBS LEP area and deliver on its aspirations as agreed within the City deal. The work should include: -analysis of skills and apprenticeship data and secondary research to establish a baseline; -writing an informed and effective development plan that focuses on actions required to move from the current baseline towards achieving a set of agreed objectives that align with the LEP’s Strategy for Growth, Skills Vision and City Deal; -analysis and plan informed by and have the buy in of key stakeholders including young people, schools, businesses, education, training and employment support providers. Written quotations are sought from consultancy organisations interested in undertaking this research.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

79400000 Business 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 : City Skills Fund

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

Estimated length of contract: 19/11/2012 – 15/03/2013

 

Who to contact

Contact name Maria Lopez

Organisation name Solihull MBC

Address Economic Development and Regeneration Services, Church Hill House , The Council House Complex, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3QB

Telephone 0121 704 8186

Extension number:

Fax

Web address www.solihull.gov.uk

 

How to apply

To obtain the tender documents, please contact mlopez@solihull.gov.uk. All completed tenders must be received by 12 noon Wednesday 31st October 2012.