NOMS – Reducing Re-Offending – Tender for Infrastructure Grant

NOMS – Reducing Re-Offending – Tender for Infrastructure Grant

NOMS are inviting expressions of interest for a Grant Award to support infrastructure work directly connected with the reduction of reoffending and with the rehabilitation of adult offenders, or improving related outcomes that improve public protection, reduce the likelihood of harm to others or otherwise contribute to successful offender management and desistance.

Reference number:4185-2-Reducing Re-Offending-SE-RFI

Deadline date:21/11/2014

This deadline is for…Return of RFI 12:00 noon on Friday 21 November 2014

Contract value:£0 – £500,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:EnglandInclusive of Wales

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:Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Procurement – CMT L&SE

Description of the contract

Description: Overview: NOMS are inviting expressions of interest for a Grant Award to support infrastructure work directly connected with the reduction of reoffending and with the rehabilitation of adult offenders, or improving related outcomes that improve public protection, reduce the likelihood of harm to others or otherwise contribute to successful offender management and desistance. It covers work in custody and the community and applies to England and Wales. The scope of the grant is broadly as follows: a) Strategic and sustainable – The grant recipient should develop a new vision for the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprises (VCSE) involved in reducing reoffending from 2015, following the creation of new supply chain relationships and stewardship for the sector in new contractual arrangements which go live from 2015, including such bodies as the Rehabilitation Forum, under Transforming Rehabilitation reforms providing sustainability for the sector. b) Supporting the sector including specialists – The grant recipient should maintain and develop an effective national infrastructure to meet current infrastructure needs by representing and assisting diverse VCSE organisations who work to reduce reoffending. This should include the grant recipient engaging with the emerging policies. Develop support needed to provide specialist work for groups with protected characteristics (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnics (BAME), female offenders, disability/age or other needs identified in commissioning). c) Specific Policy Work: Ministry of Justice – (MoJ) – Provide a reliable and representative interface with which the MoJ and other policy makers can engage when developing new proposals or reviewing existing policies, including in specialist areas. National Offender Management Services – (NOMS) – Provide a reliable and representative interface with which NOMS can engage when developing or reviewing strategy, innovation or operational practice, including in specialist areas. Promote the voice of the VCSE sector with key stakeholders within the MoJ and NOMS departments. Please find further details in the attached Scoping Document.

 

Classification of the contract

75231200Services related to the detention or rehabilitation of criminals

Additional information

Contract type:Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement?No

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

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 nameJonathan Crossley

Organisation nameMinistry of Justice (MoJ) Procurement – CMT L&SE

Address2nd Floor, Clive House, 70 Petty France, London, SW1H 9HD

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How to apply

The Ministry of Justice will be using the Emptoris system for the commissioning process. To express interest please email Procurement.OperationalServices@noms.gsi.gov.uk stating the following: 1) Your Company Name, 2) Your Name, 3) Contact email, 4) Sourcing Reference Number: 4185-2-Reducing Reoffending-SE-RFI. In order to be invited to the event you will need to register on the Ministry of Justice e-sourcing portal. To do so please follow the link below using internet explorer as your browser: https://esourcing.justice.gov.uk/en/detail_supplier_create.jsp?guest=true&orgType=displaySuppliers&editableOrgType=NO&jspAction=44 . Please complete the requested details noting that those fields marked with a red asterisk are mandatory. For clarity the “notice reference field” is where you should populate the sourcing reference number which is 4185-2-Reducing Reoffending-SE-RFI. You will receive your system generated password via e-mail once your account has been approved. Having successfully logged-on and changed your password, you will need to email Procurement.OperationalServices@noms.gsi.gov.uk to confirm your enrolment. You will then receive an email inviting you to the application process (“event”) when it opens which gives access to all of the relevant documents and the application form. The event is due to be open from 1200 on Monday 27 October 2014 at which point all documents will be made available with instructions. The application process is due to close at 1200 on Friday 21 November 2014. If applicants have any technical problems while registering or using Emptoris, they should contact eSourcing@noms.gsi.gov.uk. Further information is also available at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice/about/procurement#eprocurement . If applicants have not received an invite to the event by Monday 10 November 2014, or have any questions regarding the process or criteria, they are encouraged to contact Procurement.OperationalServices@noms.gsi.gov.uk