Requirement for Manufacturing Advisor – West Midlands

Requirement for Manufacturing Advisor – West Midlands

We are seeking tenders from individual consultants rather than groups who are able to provide up to 10 days per month of consultancy as Manufacturing Advisors for a period potentially through to December 2015.

Reference number: RL001

Deadline date:22/04/2014

This deadline is for… 09.00

Contract value:£30,000 – £60,000

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: WMMC Ltd

 

Description of the contract

WMMC Ltd Operates the Manufacturing Advisory Service in the West Midlands region of England. Due to the recent commencement of an ERDF funded programme, WMMC Ltd needs to increase its pool of advisors to provide an additional approximately 170 days of support to SMEs in the West Midlands. A small pilot of using outsources advisors has been carried out and has been successful Advisors will be responsible for engaging with SME clients and providing free of charge advice on projects and business improvement at the strategic, tactical and operational levels, identifying potential consultants to provide support to the SME from the MAS Directory and managing grant processes in accordance with ERDF requirements. Advisors should have a strong manufacturing background as a senior level and be credible advisors to our SME Clients No quarantee of actual work loads will be made We are seeking tenders from individual consultants rather than groups who are able to provide up to 10 days per month of consultancy as Manufacturing Advisors for a period potentially through to December 2015 To obtain tender documents please email Richard.Lowe@mymas.org This contract 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.communities.gov.uk/erdf

 

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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 : ERDF MAS West Midlands

Contract will be awarded based on: Lowest price

Estimated length of contract: 01/06/2014 – 31/12/2015

 

Who to contact

Contact name Richard Lowe

Organisation name Manufacturing Advisory Service c/o WMMC Ltd

Address Wolverhampton Science Park, Creative Industries Centre, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10 9TG

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How to apply

To obtain tender information / documents please contact Richard.lowe@mymas.org