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Invitation to Tender for Executive Development Framework Ref T18002

GC Business Growth Hub (BGH) wishes to appoint service providers (maximum of 30) to enter into a Framework Contract for the delivery of leadership development to owners, directors and senior leaders that will develop their skills, knowledge and expertise to enable growth within their business. The programme will target businesses that employ twenty or more staff and have the capacity to create jobs and increase turnover/sales.

For those businesses with less than 20 staff, individual business cases may be put forward if they have high growth potential for them to be considered for the programme. The successful suppliers will be expected to deliver high quality training/development across Greater Manchester. These suppliers will form part of a framework of providers and will be called off by BGH to work with named executives from eligible businesses.

For each commission, suppliers will be required to design and deliver 18 hours of intensive support on specific leadership areas. All 18 hours of delivery must be face to face regardless of delivery style chosen. The support must be able to be delivered either entirely on a one to one basis, a blend of one to one and internal group of executives or a blend of one to one and external group of mixed business executives, and be flexible and tailored to meet the specific needs of an individual business.

Each 18 hours of support per individual business is paid at a maximum of £1,500 exc. VAT

Period of Contract:   The Framework will be for 3 years, commencing from the 1st October 2018 until the 30th September 2021 with an option to extend for a further one year period.

Value of Tender:       The value of activity under this framework will be a minimum of £1,000,000 (excluding VAT) and a maximum of £2,000,000 (excluding VAT).

Deadline for Receipt of Tender :       Tenders must be submitted in the required format and be returned by 12:00 on Tuesday 28th August 2018.

ITT Documents: You are required to make your ITT submission via The Growth Company In-tend e-tendering platform.   You are required to complete a basic registration as a supplier on the In-tend Supplier Platform at the following web address: 
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/manchestergrowthcompany/aspx/Home  

Please note that all mandatory fields (highlighted in yellow on the In-Tend Portal) must be completed in order to register your organisation.

Once registered, you must log into the system, express your interest in the opportunity on In-Tend and automatically download the ITT documentation.  Your ITT submission will be made on the In-tend Portal.