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Title: Alacrity Scheme Evaluation
Published by: Welsh Government
Publication Date: 09/06/2021
Deadline Date: 07/07/2021
Deadline Time: 14:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: The Welsh Government wishes to commission an evaluation of the Alacrity Foundation which is an entrepreneurship programme which aims to provide students which the knowledge necessary to set up and successfully manage a company. As part of the programme, graduates establish start-ups.
The aim of the work specified here is to provide Welsh Government with timely, robust information in the form of an evaluation. The first stage should look at providing a high level value for money assessment. A second stage should provide an in-depth evaluation of the programme.
The evaluation will review the design, management and implementation of the Alacrity programme from 2015 to assess its suitability in supporting the achievement of its aims and objectives. This will include understanding efficiency of implementation, success factors and unexpected consequences. It will review engagement and participation with international firms, and work undertaken to contribute towards being an ambassador of innovative activity in the regional economy. It will also review whether and how well the programme supports the delivery of key Welsh Government priorities, including the Employability Plan, Economic Action Plan and the Well-being of Future Generations Act. Finally, it will assess the impact of the programme, with particular consideration of the immediate and longer term outcomes and whether these have been achieved and can be attributed to Alacrity.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Welsh Government

Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park,

Cardiff

CF10 3NQ

UK

Corporate Procurement Services

+44 3000623300

CPSProcurementAdvice@gov.wales

http://
www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Welsh Government




UK




1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Welsh Government




UK




2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Alacrity Scheme Evaluation

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Welsh Government wishes to commission an evaluation of the Alacrity Foundation which is an entrepreneurship programme which aims to provide students which the knowledge necessary to set up and successfully manage a company. As part of the programme, graduates establish start-ups.

The aim of the work specified here is to provide Welsh Government with timely, robust information in the form of an evaluation. The first stage should look at providing a high level value for money assessment. A second stage should provide an in-depth evaluation of the programme.

The evaluation will review the design, management and implementation of the Alacrity programme from 2015 to assess its suitability in supporting the achievement of its aims and objectives. This will include understanding efficiency of implementation, success factors and unexpected consequences. It will review engagement and participation with international firms, and work undertaken to contribute towards being an ambassador of innovative activity in the regional economy. It will also review whether and how well the programme supports the delivery of key Welsh Government priorities, including the Employability Plan, Economic Action Plan and the Well-being of Future Generations Act. Finally, it will assess the impact of the programme, with particular consideration of the immediate and longer term outcomes and whether these have been achieved and can be attributed to Alacrity.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=110993

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

73110000 Research services
73210000 Research consultancy services
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
1000 WALES
1010 West Wales and The Valleys
1011 Isle of Anglesey
1012 Gwynedd
1013 Conwy and Denbighshire
1014 South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1015 Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1016 Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1017 Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1018 Swansea
1020 East Wales
1021 Monmouthshire and Newport
1022 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1023 Flintshire and Wrexham
1024 Powys

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

As stated in Tender documentation

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage - Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

C017/2021/2022

4.3

Time Limits

Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    07-07-2021  Time  14:00

Estimated award date
 16-08-2021

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN  CY 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

E-TENDER INFORMATION:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

- The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation.

- Registration involves accepting a User Agreement, and providing basic information about your Organisation and about the User performing the Registration.

- The User who performs the Registration becomes the Super User for the Organisation.

- On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a Username and will receive a password.

- The Password will be sent by e-mail to the email address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page.

- In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password.

- Note: If you forget your Password then visit the homepage and click “Forgot your password?”

- Registration should only be performed once for each Organisation.

- If you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again.

- Please contact the person who Registered (i.e. the Super User) in order to arrange access to the Platform.

- Contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your Organisation).

- Note: If your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the Helpdesk to gain access to the Platform.

- Tenders must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 2pm

HOW TO FIND THE ITT:

- Once logged in you must click on ‘ITT’s Open to all Suppliers’

- The etender references for this contract are: Project_47403 and

ITT _87701

- Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an Interest button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page.

- You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area.

- Should you have any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly – Please do not contact the named person at the top of this notice.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process.To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID= 110993

(WA Ref:110993)

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

as described in the tender documents

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia bidding.

(WA Ref:110993)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia bidding.

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 09-06-2021

Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: CPSProcurementAdvice@gov.wales
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
79419000Evaluation consultancy servicesBusiness and management consultancy services
73210000Research consultancy servicesResearch and development consultancy services
73110000Research servicesResearch and experimental development services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1017Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1013Conwy and Denbighshire
1020East Wales
1023Flintshire and Wrexham
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1012Gwynedd
1011Isle of Anglesey
1021Monmouthshire and Newport
1024Powys
1014South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1018Swansea
1000WALES
1010West Wales and The Valleys

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