Supply of a process evaluation for the Warm Front Scheme

Supply of a process evaluation for the Warm Front Scheme

DECC would like to appoint a contractor to undertake a process evaluation of the Warm Front scheme, which ended in 2012/13.

Reference number: 644/07/2013

Deadline date:15/08/2013

This deadline is for… 12.00 Hrs

Contract value:£40,000 – £100,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: London

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: Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)

 

Description of the contract

DECC would like to appoint a contractor to undertake a process evaluation of the Warm Front scheme, which ended in 2012/13. The aim of this process evaluation is to assess how effective delivery has been of this Government funded scheme, including the management of the scheme and the way in which the scheme has worked with stakeholders and customers. It would also be desirable to assess whether there were any benefits or dis-benefits created by the Warm Front scheme. We are not planning to undertake an impact evaluation of the scheme as part of this procurement exercise.

 

Classification of the contract

73210000 Research consultancy services

73200000 Research and development consultancy services

73110000 Research services

73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services

79315000 Social research services

71314300 Energy-efficiency consultancy 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: 4 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Fiona Tranter

Organisation name Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)

Address Area 2C, 3, Whitehall Place, London, United Kingdom, SW1A 2AW

Telephone 0300 068 5168

Extension number:

Fax

Web address www.decc.gov.uk

 

How to apply

If you wish to take part in this procurement please see the attached Tender Specification and relevant documents for this procurement and forward completed tender submissions to Fiona Tranter by post, address given at the top of this advertisement, by 1200 on 15 August 2013. We will also require an electronic version which must be downloaded on to a CD and inserted within your tender submission. If you have any questions contact Fiona Tranter (0300 068 5168) before 17.00 hrs on 7th August 2013, and they will be published with the answers on Contracts Finder by 9th August. Any late submissions will not be considered. DECC reserves the right to halt the procurement process and to not award a contract. DECC will not be held liable for recovery of costs from unsuccessful bids if a contract is not awarded. All costs will be borne by the bidding organisations. If a contract is created it will be upon DECC terms and conditions, which are within the attached ITT documents. Interviews, if deemed necessary, will be held on 28th August (suppliers will be notified of this on 23rd August). If successful and upon contract signature, the supplier is expected to attend a kick-off meeting taking place on the afternoon of 29th August. Project completion is required by 13th December.