CVS Falkirk and Partnership for Procurement (P4P) are holding a Falkirk Employability Tender event on Thursday 9th May, 10am at CVS Falkirk, Unit 6, Callendar Business Park, Falkirk, FK1 1XR.
Falkirk Council will be seeking to procure Employability Support Services from providers experienced in delivering to individuals who are disadvantaged and excluded from participating in the labour market, who face a range of barriers to employment and require additional support to obtain, sustain, and progress in employment.
The tender will be divided into 3 lots:
- Lot 1: Engagement and Barrier Removal
- Lot 2: Vocational Training and Work Related Skills
- Lot 3: In-Work Support and Work Based Qualifications
Further information on each lot can be found in the Prior Information Notice.
Falkirk Council is holding an information session with potential service providers on Thursday 2nd May; to attend, and be eligible to submit a tender application, contact Falkirk Council before 11am on Tuesday 30th April by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CVS Falkirk and P4P’s event, open to third sector organisations and groups, will discuss the forthcoming Falkirk Council Employability Support Services tender, the support available and how best to prepare for the tender.
See below for an estimated agenda:
10:00 -10:10 – Welcome and introductions (CVS Falkirk)
10:10-10:30 – Overview of the tender (P4P)
10:30-11:00 – Tender procedures (covering PCS registration, light touch regime, frameworks) (P4P)
11:00-11:15 – Break
11:15-11:45 – Preparing to tender (P4P)
11:45-12:15 – Group exercises (bid writing)
12:15-12:30 – Final Q&A and closing summary
12:30 onwards – Lunch and networking
P4P is an initiative managed by Senscot, which supports third sector organisations across Scotland to tender for contracts, and with developing consortia or other types of partnerships.
For further information, contact Scott Malcolm by phone: 01324 692010, or email: Scott.Malcolm@cvsfalkirk.org.uk