Contract Summary

  • Published Date: 3 June 2019

  • Tender Status: active

  • Tender Opening Date: 3 June 2019

  • Tender Closing Date: 13 June 2019

  • Award Date: n/a

  • Contract Start Date: n/a

  • Contract End Date: n/a

  • Contract is suitable for SMEs: Yes

  • Contract is suitable for VCSEs: Yes

  • Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) Contract Type: Services



The final date and time for the submission of bids is Thursday 13th June 2019 at 11:00

DO NOT apply directly to the buyer.

All tender information MUST be submitted through the CCS eSourcing Portal.

UK Research and Innovation require an external, independent evaluator to carry out the first annual review of UKRI's Board.

As this will be the first Board review, we would like to commence with an external evaluator that can provide independent scrutiny.

Aims & Objectives

An external evaluator is sought to carry out the first evaluation of the Board. An in-depth review of all areas of Board activity, facilitated by a third party to ensure open and frank views are obtained.

The Board review should cover, the composition, expertise and dynamics of the Board, the management of time, the support afforded to the Board, the Board's oversight of strategy, operations and risk and transformation. It should also look at relationship with the Executive Committee and its oversight of ongoing transformation work.

Clear feedback in the form of a report to be provided with identified areas of effectiveness or for improvement. The external evaluator will work closely with the Chair/ CEO to determine priorities and agree desired objectives.

Bidders should refer to the tender documentation attached to this notice for full details of this requirement.

As part of the strategic alliance between UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS), UK SBS will be using the CCS eSourcing Suite for this procurement.

To register on the CCS eSourcing portal please follow the details contained within the Additional Information section of this notice.

If you are already registered on the CCS eSourcing portal and wish to register your interest in this opportunity please email;

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• the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for;

• the name of the registered Bidder;

• the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

Please disregard any content in this notice that requests your organisation "to apply directly to the buyer" that is outside of the Contracting Authorities control.

About the Buyer

Contact name: Chris Grant

Address: North Star House

Telephone: n/a

Fax: n/a


Value of Contract

Price Range: £80,000