Public Sector Network Recent Tender Alerts

 

This is a compiled list of recent Public Sector tenders from sources that we are constantly monitoring.

Grounds Maintenance Equipment Repair and Maintenance

Maintenance and repair of grounds maintenance and arboriculture equipment for Stafford Borough Council for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for a further 24 months Stafford Borough Council Civic Centre Riverside Stafford ST16 3AQ SUMMARY OF THE SERVICE TO BE PROVIDED BY THE CONTRACTOR 1. Routine maintenance including inspections (annual overhaul) 2. Checking and rectification of all driver defect reports 3. Comprehensive breakdown, recovery and repair work 4. Insurance and accident repair work 5. Institution of a Quality Assurance system 6. Lubrication 7. Supply of replacement parts and spares 8. Guaranteed maximum downtime

Contact:

Claire Teece
commercial.team@staffordshire.gov.uk
Tipping Street
STAFFORD
ST162DH
England
01785854657

Contract value: 250000

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 23 Jul 2018

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International Project Finance Advice Framework

Financial consultancy services. This Notice is to inform potential providers that the Export Credits Guarantee, trading as UK Export Finance (UKEF), are seeking the provision of Providers for a Project Finance framework. When required, Providers will need to perform risk analysis and provide general financial/structuring advice and financial modelling. The services will be provided in relation to actual or prospective project finance transactions in respect of which UKEF support has been requested. Projects could be in a variety of business sectors but predominantly involve Infrastructure, Petrochemicals, Oil and Gas, Metals and Mining and renewables.

Contact:

Josh Dell
josh.dell@trade.gov.uk
1 Horse Guards Road
LONDON
SW1A 2HQ
England

Contract value:

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 20 Jul 2018

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IT Software Development Services Framework

The Purchaser is inviting tenders on the terms set out in this ITT for the establishment of a multi-lot framework agreement to support Lancaster University with software development services. The framework will comprise of 2 lots: Lot 1 - Standard Software Development (up to a value of £75,000) Lot 2 - Complex Software Development (over £75,000) Each lot will contain a number of suppliers. The framework will run for a maximum of 4 years. All appointments to the framework will be reviewed annually and on completion of each project. Suppliers can apply for ONE or BOTH lots.

Contact:

Angela Wearden
a.wearden@lancaster.ac.uk
Lancaster
Lancaster
Lancaster
LA1 4YW
United Kingdom
01524 594087

Contract value: 200000-300000

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 18 Jul 2018

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Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

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Plymouth Adult Education, Market Engagement:- Market Assessment and Consultation Event Invitation

Plymouth City Council has a contract with the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to provide education, training and skills provision to the population of Plymouth. It is our intention to run a procurement exercise later in the year to select sub contractors to deliver this provision for the next few years. Market Assessment To help us with our procurement planning we are looking to improve our knowledge of the supply market in Plymouth area by widening our understanding of the current capacity, capabilities and the future potential of service providers operating or willing to operate in the Plymouth area. Provider Consultation Event In addition to completion of the questionnaire, you are invited to a learning provider consultation event on 18th July from 2pm to 4pm at Windsor House, Tavistock Road, Plymouth, PL6 5UF. The purpose of the consultation event is to: • Develop a shared vision for adult education services in Plymouth • Obtain input from learning providers to help shape future service design • Identify issues and barriers to realising the vision • Enable providers to gain an understanding of future delivery proposals for Plymouth City Council's annual £1.477m contract from the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

Contact:

John Bale
john.bale@plymouth.gov.uk
Floor 1, Windsor House
Tavistock Road
Plymouth
PL6 5UF
England
+44 1752304476
http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/

Contract value:

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 20 Sep 2018

Purchase Order/Goods Receiving/Invoicing/Expenses/Timesheet System with analytics

Please note that this is not a formal tender or expression of interest for an active tender process. The sole purpose of this is to start some pre-engagement activity in order to understand what systems may be available in the market for the raising of purchase requisitions/orders, goods receiving, payment of invoices, payment of expenses, timesheet management and analytics. If you can provide a software with functionality to raise purchase requisitions/orders, goods receive, pay invoices and provide analytics, please send the following details to procurement@biglotteryfund.org.uk: 1) Company Name 2) Key Contact Name 3) Key Contact Telephone 4) Key Contact Email 5) A Website URL where we can obtain further information on your products/services 6) Indicate whether your products/services integrate with SUN Finance systems 7) Indicate what e-tendering platforms you integrate with (e.g., BIP, Bravo Solution, etc) Please note that promotional and sales material should not be submitted at this stage and will be disregarded. Following on from gaining a better understanding of the products available and the providers, the Big Lottery Fund will look to go to the market more formally through a competitive contract notice. This process will not impact on the ability for any supplier to participate in any forthcoming tenders.

Contact:

Procurement Team
procurement@biglotteryfund.org.uk
1 Plough Place
LONDON
EC4A1DE
England
01213457653

Contract value:

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 31 Jul 2018

Audit Managment Software Solution

Oldham Council ("the Council") is seeking a vendor to provide an Audit Management Software Solution with implementation services for the Internal Audit and Counter Fraud Team ("the team"), which currently consists of approximately 10 users. Internal Audit projects are conducted to evaluate policy compliance, operational efficiency and controls, cost savings, information technology, security, and other areas as needed to minimize risks. The audit programme covers all areas of the Council's business. The Internal Audit and Counter Fraud Section requires a fully functional solution. The vendor will be required to provide training on the proposed system as well as on-going support and service including system upgrades, fixes, and enhancements. The proposal will encompass all requirements to automate the audit process including risk assessment, electronic work papers, project and management reporting, issue tracking, project scheduling, time recording and a documentation library. Before the structure and content of the Project is finalised, the team would like the marketplace's view of the proposals. This is because the marketplace has skills and experience to ensure that the Project is a success. The aim of the questionnaire and of canvassing the views of the market is to: • ensure that the aims of the Project are realistic and achievable; • allow the marketplace to assist to some extent in the planning and shaping of the Project; and • ensure that the ambitions of the Council and the team are delivered and fulfilled in the most effective manner.

Contact:

Dan Cheetham
dan.cheetham@oldham.gov.uk
Unit 13
Link Business Centre
Oldham
OL1 1DZ
United Kingdom
+44 1617703721
http://www.oldham.gov.uk/

Contract value:

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 20 Sep 2018

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To review the questionnaire, please visit https://procontract.due-north.com

PP18093 - Home Library Service

The City of Wolverhampton Council is seeking to appoint a suitable provider to deliver it's Home Library Service. The Home Library Service is available to customers that are unable to visit their local libraries. The service is free. The main aims of the service are: • Books and other materials are delivered to the customer on a 4/6-weekly basis. There is an excellent choice of books which is chosen from our library shelves. Large print and talking books are very popular. The use of electronic devices, such as e-books and e-audiobooks, has not been fully utilised however there is scope in the contract to explore this further in line with our 10-year Libraries Strategy. • To ensure that the Home Library Service offers a choice in methods of service delivery including a wider range of service and titles, in order to meet the challenge an ageing or house bound population. • Home Library Service books are delivered to customer's doors or residential homes every month. The Service will need to gather information on the customers reading interests to enable appropriate books to be selected.

Contact:

Andrew Elliott
Andrew.elliott@wolverhampton.gov.uk
Civic Centre
St Peters Square
Wolverhampton
WV1 1RL
England
+44 1902554366
http://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk

Contract value: 164000-164000

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 18 Jul 2018

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Supplier Day Invitation for the Provision of a Digital Microscope Slide Scanner

As a part of the planned sourcing activity for the provision of a digital microscope slide scanner, Public Health England (PHE) is organising a Supplier Day on the 23rd July 2018 at the PHE Colindale site (London, NW9 5EQ). If you are interested in attending the Supplier Day, please can you contact kallie.rivers@phe.gov.uk for further information. Time slots for presentation and question and answer sessions will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

Contact:

kallie.rivers@phe.gov.uk
61 Colindale Avenue
London
NW9 5EQ
England
02083276751

Contract value:

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 28 Sep 2018

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As a part of the planned sourcing activity for the provision of a digital microscope slide scanner, Public Health England (PHE) is organising a Supplier Day on the 23rd July 2018 at the PHE Colindale site (London, NW9 5EQ). PHE is procuring a digital microscope slide scanner for use in its Colindale NEQAS laboratories. The proposed solution is expected to meet the following requirements: - Magnifications of x10, x40 and x100 (with oil immersion). - Unlimited web access for scan analysis for participants. - Automatic slide scanning facility for 3-5 slides with possibility to expand to 50 slides. - Provide scans at different magnifications for participants to be able to switch between magnifications. - Be able to perform fluorescence microscope. - Be able to visualise and scan wet preps with coverslips. - Be able to visualise and scan selotape mounted slides. - Be able to scan and visualise tissue culture flasks/ dishes. - The possibility to add different objective lens and filters. - The possibility of including a graticule in the eyepiece. Although this will be a capital purchase, it is intended that any maintenance, service, support and supply of consumables (if applicable) will be covered for the lifetime of the equipment or until PHE re-tenders the requirement. Any equipment and services being offered must support International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 15189: 2012 under which PHE is operating. The Supplier Day is organised with a view to providing PHE with insights which will inform the specifications. The Supplier Day will also be used to alert the market to the possible upcoming opportunity, provide the provisional project timescales, tender process and desired outcomes. If you are interested in attending the Supplier Day, please can you contact kallie.rivers@phe.gov.uk for further information. Time slots for presentation and question and answer sessions will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

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PAYROLL MANAGEMENT & PENSION ADVICE SERVICES

The Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust was established in 1991 as part of a long-term project to bring together all the local services for acutely ill patients onto one hospital site. The new hospital was completed in 1997 and in June 2007 we were awarded Foundation Trust status. Our 3,500 staff work in GP surgeries, schools, residential homes and people's own homes as well as Dorset County Hospital and the community hospitals. This procurement is being led by Dorset County Hospital who will be the principle awarding authority. Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group is named in the OJEU and may at a later date decide to award their own contract to the successful Supplier. The Trust wishes to secure the services of a suitably qualified supplier with experience of NHS HR administration and Payroll Management & Pension Advice services, Electronic Staff Record (ESR), medical terms and conditions and Agenda for Change. The aims of this procurement are to secure a modern, cost effective Payroll Management & Pension Advice provision that makes best use of technology and ensures a timely service to all employees of the Trust. Please use the following link - https://uk.eu-supply.com/nhssw.asp

Contact:

Louise Brereton
louise.brereton@dchft.nhs.uk
WILLIAMS AVENUE
Williams Avenue
DT12JY
England
1516720000

Contract value:

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 8 Oct 2018

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"For Transparency purposes only, Notification of ITT release, not a request for expression of interest". Land Systems Reference Centre (LSRC) contract renewal.

"For Transparency purposes only, Notification of ITT release ,not a request for expression of interest". Land Systems Reference Centre (LSRC) contract renewal for an external supplier to provide services to enable the operation of a test and reference facility for the MOD.

Contact:

John Witherspoon
John.Witherspoon100@mod.uk
MOD ISS Commercials ,Room BP5101, Benton Park View
Longbenton
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE981YX
England
01912166651

Contract value: 22000000

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 2 Jan 2019

London and Quadrant Housing Trust - Concrete Blocks Framework 2018 - 2020

London and Quadrant Housing Trust are tendering for the provision of the supply of Concrete Blocks for London and Quadrant's Self Delivered New Build Projects to comply with the Public Contracts regulations 2015. The objective of this tender process is to establish a Framework Agreement with the tenderers and London and Quadrant Housing Trust for a period of Two years. The Contract value is an estimate and could be subject to change. The Process: Suppliers that would like to be considered for this opportunity are invited to \"Express Interest\" via our e-procurement portal; upon which they will be given full access to the tender documentation which will be made available through this e-tendering system. When the tender documents have been made available, involved suppliers will receive notification via email and the tender documents can be accessed from the \"My tenders\" area of this website and selecting the \"View Details\" button of this project. This is a two stage tender and both stages adhere to the time-scales as prescribed within the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 for Restricted OJEU Tenders. The first stage is the selection process which involves completing the Standard Selection Questionnaire. Those who match our criteria on the first stage will advance to the next stage. The second stage is the Invitation To Tender (ITT) Stage. The ITT stage is where tenderers must read and complete part two of the ITT Documents and supply any documents that they believe will help them to succeed with this procurement opportunity and become a framework supplier to London and Quadrant. Please allow sufficient time to submit your return by the specified dates as late returns will not be permitted. Any questions relating to this tender should be made via the correspondence facility on the website and can be addressed to the main contact as shown in the details above. Emails sent to specific individuals within London and Quadrant involved with this procurement activity will not be responded to whilst the opportunity is live.

Contact:

Musa Mohammed Kabiri
MKabiri@lqgroup.org.uk
Grove Crescent Road
Stratford
London
E15 1BJ
England
0300 456 9998
www.quadrant-construction.co.uk

Contract value: 183000-2400000

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 10 Aug 2018

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Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

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Provision and Support of SIP Trunking service

Thurrock Council currently has a Mitel IP telephony solution that supports the Council sites and a number of third parties. The solution consists of Thurrock owned onsite hardware, with a resilient backup instance in a remote data centre. The platform is supported by a third party organisation. The Mitel platform connects into a resilient SIP trunking service. This tender is for a replacement of the existing SIP trunking service. The key requirements for the winning bidder will be: ? Best value cost model ? Support for the full range of Mitel calling features ? Standardised SIP platform that will allow for easy migration at the end of the contract term

Contact:

Beverley Locke
BLocke@thurrock.gov.uk
New Road
Grays
Essex
RM17 6SL
United Kingdom
01375 652207

Contract value:

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 23 Jul 2018

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Register on In-Tend to view, download document and submit a bid Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

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TACKLING MODERN SLAVERY IN VIETNAM

Call for Proposals (CfP) The Home Office is looking to award up to £2.5m of grant funding for a project aimed at tackling modern slavery from Vietnam ("the Project"). The Project will run until end-March 2021, and will include support for victims, prevention and other activities described in the CfP documents. The Authority is proposing to award grant funding ("Funding") for the period from the point of funding award up to March 2021 in a fair, open and transparent manner by means of a competitive CfP, which focuses on tackling modern slavery from Vietnam, in particular from the five north and north-central provinces of origin for victims of trafficking and potential victims of trafficking identified in the UK National Referral Mechanism.

Contact:

Home Office Commercial
MSF_vietnam@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk
Peel Building, Marsham Street
LONDON
SW1P4DF
England

Contract value: 2500000-2500000

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 24 Jul 2018

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In the first instance interested Parties are invited to register onto the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Portal. Please download attachment "Application Process" for further details and guidance about how to participate in this CfP. The CfP documents have been made available as attachments to this notice.

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New Build University House, Sports & Leisure Building and Demolition of the Kerrison Building

Tenderers are invited on behalf of The University of West London (the Employer) to tender, upon the basis of JCT 2016 Design & Build Contract The purpose of the tender is to invite competitive tender submissions for a design and build tender, for the New Build University House, Sports & Leisure Building and Demolition of the Kerrison Building, all situated at the UWL's Ealing Campus, St Mary's Road, Ealing W5 5RF. The tendering contractor is to provide a full design, based on the employer's requirements. The project scope of works comprises of the following key elements under a design and build procurement route: • • Demolition of the Kerrison Building • • Construction of the new University House • • Construction of the new Sports & Leisure Building, including alterations / modifications to part of the existing adjoining building • • External works including remodeling of the car park • • Audio Visual and IT/Data cabling Works. • • Furniture works (including Gym Equipment) are to be undertaken by UWL contractor (Employer Direct), but all the associated attendances, coordination and supervision are part of this contract (Main Contractor's responsibility). The closing date for submission is the 27th of July 2018.

Contact:

Adeel Rajput
adeel.rajput@uwl.ac.uk
St Marys Road
Ealing
W5 5RF
United Kingdom
http://www.uwl.ac.uk/

Contract value:

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 27 Jul 2018

Delivery Integration Partners (DIP) Subcontractor opportunity

To support delivery of the UK Road Investment Strategy (RIS1 & RIS2 https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/road-investment-strategy), DIPs will design and construct highway projects across England under NEC4 standard terms, with suitable amendments. The term will be from 2018 to 2024. The framework will be divided into 8 lots, with each lot having a specific value threshold for work packages and covering a defined geographical area. Lots 1 to 3 (Band A) are for work packages not exceeding £100m, lots 4 to 8 (Band B) are for work packages exceeding £100m. Candidates who apply in lots 1 to 3, will not be permitted to also apply in lots 4 to 8. Successful DIPs will be guaranteed an initial package of work under each lot with subsequent contracts being allocated either on a direct award basis or under mini-competition which may include the suppliers appointed to all lots. The procurement documents will provide more detail on how work will be allocated. DIPs will undertake the following: Support Project Control Framework (PCF) Stage 2: specialist advice on planning and buildability; and where instructed Investigative and intrusive surveys. Accountable for PCF stages 3-7: Responsible for the detailed design and construction of designated project. Managing their designers to produce optimum solutions, in-house resource & specialist supply chain to construct scheme, ensuring scheme is delivered to time, cost and performance outcomes. The DIP will act as the Regional integrator between Highways England (HE), Technical Advisor Partner (TAP), DIP supply chain and key stakeholders to deliver an integrated solution. With specialisms including but not limited to Prelim' design; Specialist advice on the whole-life-costing and future maintenance/inspection requirements and provisions; Development of collaboration arrangements; Supply Chain Strategy; Development of progress approvals & planning consents & DCOs; Buildability and Value Engineering reviews; Risk management; Development of H&S, Environmental and Quality plans for executing works; Construction and commissioning of enabling and construction works; Principal Contractor and Principal Designer under CDM duties; Revision and agreement of final account; Defects rectification and aftercare; Hand over asset; Strategic Programme Office related services: Planning & production strategy; Regional Procurement strategy & materials logistics plan; Commercial management; Digital platform transformation; Skills & capability strategy to minimise regional skills gap; Performance Management Office; Health, Safety & Welfare. Other duties as instructed by the Project Manager. Following the advertising of the original contract notice we now have 19 tenderers for the main competition. Potential subcontractors are invited to contact the tenderers ahead of award to offer their services. The tenderer names are given in the additional information field below.

Contact:

dipprocurement@highwaysengland.co.uk
Highways England, The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
Birmingham
B1 1RN
England

Contract value: 8700000000

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 9 Oct 2018

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In alphabetical order, the tenderers are: Alun Griffiths / Farrans Construction Joint Venture Amey / Sir Robert McAlpine Joint Venture Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering BAM Nuttall / AECOM Colas / Arcadis Costain Galliford Try Geoffrey Osborne Ltd HOCHTIEF (UK) Construction Limited Interserve Construction Ltd John Graham Construction John Sisk & Son Kier Highways Ltd Morgan Sindall North Midland Construction Skanska Construction UK Vinci Construction T/A Taylor Woodrow Volkerfitzpatrick Wills Bros Civil Engineering Ltd

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GB-Maldon: Outdoor Cinema Provision

Provision of outdoor cinema events in Maldon Promenade Park and Burnham Riverside Park with concessions

Contact:

Paula Jarvis
paula.jarvis@maldon.gov.uk
Princes Road
Maldon
CM9 5DL
UK
01621876224

Contract value: 50000-100000

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 25 Jul 2018

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The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

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Personal Protective Equipment & Workwear Framework

As an employer, ORE Catapult has a duty concerning the provision and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) at work to meet the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 (as amended). The purpose of this ITT is to assist ORE Catapult in establishing a Framework for the supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & Workwear by appointing a single, reliable Supplier to meet their ongoing requirements. Tender documents relating to this opportunity can be accessed, free of charge at https://procontract.due-north.com ref : DN343332

Contact:

Sheena Thomson
procurement@ore.catapult.org.uk
Inovo
121 George Street
Glasgow
G1 1RD
United Kingdom
+44 3330041418
https://www.ore.catapult.org.uk

Contract value:

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 25 Jul 2018

Soft Market Testing - UPVC Window Replacement to Domestic Properties DPS

Bristol City Council is seeking to potentially re-tender the Window Replacement to Bristol City Council Domestic Properties, this includes the manufacture/supply and fit of double glazed UPVC Windows. Please read the documents and complete the questionnaire if you feel that your organisation is able to contribute to this Soft Market Testing exercise. Please complete and return the questionnaire by uploading into the ProContract system here https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com no later than 18th July 2018 noon GMT. Please note that this is not a call for competition.

Contact:

Niotia Ferguson
niotia.ferguson@bristol.gov.uk
Sandy Park Depot
Sandy Park Road
Brislington, Bristol
BS4 3NZ
United Kingdom
https://www.bristol.gov.uk/

Contract value: 10000

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 20 Sep 2018

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YPO - 000905 The supply of Modelling Materials and Pottery Supplies

YPO are looking for providers to be appointed onto a Framework Agreement for the provision of Modelling and Pottery Supplies for use primarily in the education market. The Framework Agreement will cover the period from 01st October 2018 to 30th September 2020 with two options to extend for an additional 12 months (2+1+1).

Contact:

Contracts Team
contracts@ypo.co.uk
41 Industrial Park
Wakefield
WF2 0XE
United Kingdom
+44 1924834965
http://www.ypo.co.uk/

Contract value: 1600000-2300000

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 30 Jul 2018

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To access this opportunity please follow https://procontract.due-north.com

EHRC 1819-14 Civil society capacity building and reporting: Convention against Torture

The aim of this project is to prepare an independent shadow response to the list of issues, representing Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in England and Wales, for the Committee against Torture's sixth periodic review of the UK. More specifically, the project aims to: In the 2018/19 financial year: • Facilitate events to build the capacity of CSOs working across England and Wales to engage with the Convention review process • Consult with CSOs on the key human rights concerns in England and Wales for input into a CSO shadow report to the Committee • Coordinate and draft an independent CSO shadow report with a coalition of CSOs from across England and Wales, and submit this report to the Committee against Torture in advance of their 25 March 2019 deadline. In the 2019/20 financial year: • Launch the shadow report with relevant stakeholders in England and Wales • Present this evidence on behalf of the coalition of CSOs to the Committee against Torture at the in-session briefings which the Committee will organise for civil society organisations ahead of the UK state examination • Produce a short evaluation report As the project spans across two financial years the Commission will need to confirm the availability of funds for 2019/20 at a later stage.

Contact:

Charlie Loveday
procurementhelpdesk@equalityhumanrights.com
2nd Floor Arndale House
The Arndale Centre
Manchester
M4 3AQ
England
http://www.equalityhumanrights.com

Contract value: 42000

Published: 20 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 25 Jul 2018

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