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Invitation to Tender for Web Design and Development Services T18009

GC Business Growth Hub wishes to: -

1) appoint a service provider to enter into a Contract for the delivery of website development and maintenance services;

2) create a framework of 2 providers to provide any additional web related services that may be required by GC Business Growth Hub or GC Growth Company;

GC Business Growth Hub is looking to work closely with a creative and strategic web developer to reinforce our web presence through improvement and maintenance of GC Business Growth Hub website, www.businessgrowthhub.com. This will include a continued focus on ensuring the design and development of the site delivers a modern, professional and attractive interface capable of showcasing numerous products, services and events; hosting rich media content engaging with a diverse audience of ambitious business leaders and further developing online networks to help facilitate and connect communities to new opportunities.

The GC Business Growth Hub website is predominantly CMS manageable, but would expect to work with the developers on SEO, PPC and related content strategies. For website maintenance, the successful service provider will be required to provide on-going support through regular meetings (phone/online/face to face) to work through ‘snagging’ lists, manage fixes, undertake minor updates and ensure the effective day to day operation of the site.

Period of Contract: The contract period will be for 39 months, commencing from the 1st Oct 2018 ending on the 31st December 2021 with an option, to be exercised at GM Business Support Limited sole discretion for an additional 6 months.

Value of Tender: The likely value of activity under this framework will be between £100,000 and a maximum of £500,000 excluding VAT. 

Deadline for Receipt of Tender: Tenders must be submitted in the required format and be returned by 13:00 on Wednesday 29th 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.