Leadership Training Contract

Leadership Training Contract

Contract value:£45,000 – £75,000. The Cabinet Office is looking to appoint a suitable supplier to deliver the Cohort Leader element of the Commissioning Academy programme.Commissioning Academy – Cohort Leader Contract

Reference number: RM1338-SB

Deadline date:01/05/2013

This deadline is for… The Tender Response Date. Please see ‘How to apply instructions to suppliers’ for more information.

Contract value:£45,000 – £75,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom Various locations around the UK

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: Government Procurement Service (on behalf of the Cabinet Office)


Description of the contract

The Cabinet Office (The Authority) is leading the Commissioning Academy programme, working with colleagues from across the public sector. The Cabinet Office is looking to appoint a suitable supplier to deliver the Cohort Leader element of the Commissioning Academy programme. The scope of the requirement includes the following: 1.1 The Authority requires Cohort Leaders to prepare and deliver eight days of the eight day programme. 1.2 Requirements include being responsible for individual cohorts through their 8 day programme, and need to be in place for the start of Wave 1, dedicated to their cohort from the start to finish. 1.3 One Cohort Leader will be required for each of the three cohorts in Wave 1. Potential Providers will have the opportunity to tender for one, two or all three cohorts (paragraph 8 in the Invitation to Tender provides information on how Tenders will be evaluated for each of the three Cohort Leaders). 1.4 As the Commissioning Academy Programme develops there will be a need for the Supplier to be flexible in terms of modifying the scope of the Programme and will need to work with the Cabinet Office Programme Manager to review necessary amendments to the Programme and the scope of the requirements. 1.5 The Potential Provider shall ensure that Delivery Partners and others such as guest speakers who are involved in the running of each programme are fully informed and have all the information they require.


Classification of the contract

80570000 Personal development training services

80532000 Management training services

80521000 Training programme services

80510000 Specialist training services

80500000 Training 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: 12 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Sheryl Crosby, Spot Buy Team

Organisation name Government Procurement Service

Address 9th Floor The Capital, Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L3 9PP

Telephone 03454102222

Extension number:


How to apply

To participate in this procurement, Potential Providers must first be registered on the Government Procurement Service e-Sourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk 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 http://gps.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, you will need to express and interest for the Commissioning Academy – Cohort Leaders Contract). This is done by emailing ExpressionOfInterest@gps.gsi.gov.uk. Your email must clearly state: • the name of this procurement (Commissioning Academy – Cohort Leaders Contract) and the RM reference number (RM1338); • the name of the registered supplier; and • the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Government Procurement 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. If the registered user does not receive this notification email within 24 hours you must contact the eSourcing Suite Helpdesk on 0345 010 3603 to raise this and to ensure your expression of interest has been received. The Invitation to Tender has been issued with this notice however it is still important for suppliers to register on the eSourcing Suite as soon as possible to ensure they have access to the clarification question and answers. For technical assistance on use of the eSourcing Suite please contact the Helpdesk: Freephone: 0345 010 3503 Email: supplier@gps.gsi.gov.uk
Requirement: Leadership Training