SHAP activity is currently supported by a small secretariat comprising the SHAP Co-ordinator, who is in post, and the SHAP administrator, which is a vacant post. .
SHAP has an increasing workload including a number of new research workstreams. SHAP is therefore procuring additional support to deliver the existing and any potential future activity streams emerging in the next five years. This procurement must meet the requirements of a range of funders including the European Regional Development Fund, Interreg, the West Midlands Combined Authority and other public sector organisations. This procurement is being advertised on the SHAP website and on Contracts Finder.
The intention of the SHAP Board is to appoint panels to provide additional support to the SHAP Secretariat in 3 Lots comprising Programme Manger, Programme Administrator and Technical Project Leads from July 2019 for up to 5 years. Contracts will be awarded as the need arises and funding is secured.
The first contract awards will be for 1 – 2 days a week.
The value of all the contracts awarded through this procurement will not exceed £180,000 or 220,000 euro over 5 years including VAT (if applicable)
The value of individual contracts will range from £499.00 minimum to a total of less than £65,000 or 80,000 Euro per supplier over 5 years including VAT (if applicable). Contracts may be let as a single award for a specified task or on a monthly rolling basis, subject to the SHAP workload.
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