Published date: 9 May 2019

Last edited date: 9 May 2019

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 3 June 2019

Contract summary


  • General management consultancy services - 79411000

  • Project-management services other than for construction work - 79421000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£150,000 to £300,000

Procurement reference

2019/S 088-211247

Published date

9 May 2019

Closing date

3 June 2019

Contract start date

23 August 2019

Contract end date

21 August 2020

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

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This contract is for the provision of programme management and delivery support for the London Ventures 2019 - 20 innovation programme. This programme is led by London Councils, the membership body for London local government, and provides London's local authorities with access to innovative products and services to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of service delivery to improve outcomes for Londoners.

The main requirements are to:

1. Continue the delivery of the overall London Ventures programme in partnership with London Councils as set out in the ITT.
2. Identify options to ensure the financial sustainability of the programme post August 2020 for London Councils' relevant committee to approve.

The contract is for an initial term of one year, with a value of approximately £300,000.

More information


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Queries will be collated and responded to within 3 working days after receipt.

Queries will be answered via a query log which will be updated and uploaded to contracts finder on a regular basis throughout the notice period.

The cut off date for receiving queries will be 12 noon on 31st May 2019.

About the buyer

Contact name

Thomas Man


59 Half Southwark Street