We are inviting organisations to submit Expression of Interest tenders to work with us to deliver the National Careers Service Area Based Contract in the Central Eastern and East Midlands. We are interested in receiving EOIs for delivery in the following areas: Cambridgeshire, Central Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes, Peterborough, Buckinghamshire, Essex and Northamptonshire.

We have a preference for organisations who have submitted an SSQ to the National Careers Service ESFA tender and/or have delivered National Careers Service provision in the past.

Please download the Tender Response Form and Schedule 1 (letter of confirmation) document attached to this notice.

The timetable for this exercise is as follows:

  • Monday 30 April 2018 – Open & Competitive Tender (OCT) process window opens
  • Friday 25th May 2018 10am – Deadline for submission of Tender Response Form and Schedule 1 (letter of confirmation)
  • A standstill period of 10 days will begin from the day we notify successful bidders.
  • Week commencing Monday 28th May 2018 – Evaluation and scoring of Tender Responses, informing bidders of outcome.

Organisations should complete their Tender Response Form and Schedule 1 in full and submit both documents via email by Friday 25th May 2018, 10am, to the following address: Alerts@futuresadvice.co.uk

Any queries regarding this Invitation to Tender to be directed to Alerts@futuresadvice.co.uk

All emails to this address (both queries and submissions) must contain the subject ‘NCS Subcontractor Tender 2018’.

Queries will be answered within 2 working days and responses to all questions will be published below. Applicants must not contact individual employees of Futures to raise queries or discuss the tender process.