Published date: 8 June 2017

Last edited date: 8 June 2017

This notice was replaced on 8 May 2018

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 8 May 2018)

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Contract summary


  • Research and development services and related consultancy services - 73000000

  • Services furnished by business, professional and specialist organisations - 98110000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference

C0517c: Research and Consultancy Services London Regional Adoption - Service Design

Published date

8 June 2017

Closing date

9 June 2017

Contract start date

15 June 2017

Contract end date

31 August 2017

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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London Councils is committed to fighting for more resources for London and getting the best possible deal for London's 33 councils. We act as a catalyst for effective sharing of practice, knowledge, information and services between boroughs.

On behalf of the Association of London Directors of Children's Services as the project lead and sponsor, London Councils is now seeking to fill a number of roles which will be key to developing the outline business case for the future London regional adoption agency in collaboration with stakeholders across the region.

A key element of this will be detailing the future service design, which includes the adoption practice detail and the organisational design. This workstream also manages the projects to develop the workforce and IT needs.

More information


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1/6/16 There is no defined indication of the upper value on the tender portal. Please fill in cost sheet on submission of tender. I shall be out office till Tuesday 6 if you need a response please

There are 2 other open opportunities which you may wish to tender for.

C0517A - Communications Research and Consultancy Service
C0517B - PM Research and Consultancy Services London Regional Adoption - Project Management

About the buyer

Contact name

Sorcha Rooney


59½ Southwark Street