Feasibility of Surveying Civil and Family Court Users

Feasibility of Surveying Civil and Family Court Users

Contract value:£75,000 – £95,000. An external research agency is required who are suitably qualified and experienced contractor to provide methodological expert advice on the feasibility of surveying people who have had contact with civil or family courts as either applicants or respondents/defendants.

Reference number: 2807-2-Professional Services-N-RFP

Deadline date:03/12/2012

This deadline is for… The receipt of proposals within the Ministry of Justice eSourcing Portal (Emptoris)

Contract value:£75,000 – £95,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom Analytical Services Ministry of Justice 102 Petty France London SW1 9AJ

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: Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Procurement – CMT N

 

Description of the contract

An external research agency is required who are suitably qualified and experienced contractor to provide methodological expert advice on the feasibility of surveying people who have had contact with civil or family courts as either applicants or respondents/defendants. This work is required to assess whether and how these court customers could be surveyed to provide representative data on their characteristics, experiences and attitudes, in order for the MOJ to obtain information about the profile of its customers, their journeys to justice system, and how their resources, attitudes, knowledge and expectations influence their decisions to seek redress through courts. The contactor is also required to provide a proposal for a pilot survey to test the feasibility of the recommended approach. Consortium bids that combine experience and expertise in different elements and requirements of the work, e.g. survey design and methodology expertise, experience of research among civil and family court users and undertaking surveys, are welcomed.

 

Classification of the contract

73110000 Research 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: 17/12/2012 – 29/11/2013

 

Who to contact

Contact name Andrew Smith

Organisation name Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Procurement – CMT N

Address Units 8 & 9, Fryersway , Ossett , Wakefield , West Yorkshire , WF5 9TJ

Telephone 01924 205700

Extension number: 5709

Fax 5702

Web address www.justice.gov

 

How to apply

In accordance with the UK Government’s policies on transparency, the text of this Invitation to Quote will be made publically availble, subject to any redactions at the discretion of the Contracting Authority. This opportunity is not being conducted against any particular Framework and interested organisation should contact the Category Management Team North (contact details below). The Ministry of Justice, will be sourcing the opportunity via its eSourcing Portal, Emptoris. You will be required to be an approved supplier on the portal, before you can be added to the event. Therefore in order to take part, please e-mail the procurement unit via the e-mail address provided below.