Published date: 23 February 2022

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: 6 March 2022, 11:59pm

Contract summary


  • Project management consultancy services - 72224000

  • Business and management consultancy and related services - 79400000

  • Business and management consultancy services - 79410000

    • General management consultancy services - 79411000

    • Business development consultancy services - 79411100

    • Financial management consultancy services - 79412000

    • Marketing management consultancy services - 79413000

    • Human resources management consultancy services - 79414000

    • Production management consultancy services - 79415000

    • Public relations services - 79416000

    • Safety consultancy services - 79417000

    • Procurement consultancy services - 79418000

    • Evaluation consultancy services - 79419000

    • Management-related services - 79420000

    • Crisis management services - 79430000

    • Equal opportunities consultancy services - 98200000

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract


Procurement reference

Green Skills for Jobs and Entrepreneurship - Call for Business Partners

Published date

23 February 2022

Closing date

6 March 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

8 March 2022

Contract end date

30 June 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Competitive quotation (below threshold)

The buyer selects a group of potential suppliers to invite to tender.

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

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The UWE Bristol, in collaboration with the Black South West Network and NatWest are delivering the Green Skills for Jobs and Entrepreneurship (Green Skills) project. The project is funded by the UK Government's Community Renewal Fund (CRF) and is managed in the West of England by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) on behalf of the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC).

The Green Skills project is a transformational 'first of its kind' programme which offer access to green jobs, training and business opportunities to Black, Asian and ethnically diverse young people (aged 18 - 28) or recent graduates living in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset.

We are looking to create a bank of Business Partners with the ability to provide one of more of the following services:
• Deliver a keynote speaker address (Workstreams 1 & 2)
• Design and deliver bespoke training content (Workstreams 1 & 2)
• Offer mentoring support (throughout Workstreams 1, 2 & 3)
• Offer an internship placement (Workstream 3)
• Design and deliver bespoke training content (Workstream 3).


There are fixed budgets for the following elements of the project:
• Internship placement (Workstream 3) - £3,500 to fund the salary of a programme participant to work in their organisation on a green project or activity for 8 - 12 weeks, full or part time.
• Design and deliver bespoke training content (Workstream 3) - programme participants will be provided with £2,500 to access modules and courses that further develop green skills.

A maximum daily allowance of £500 has been budgeted for the design and delivery of bespoke training content within Workstreams 1 & 2).


Applicants must demonstrate the following:
• Prior experience of delivering workshops/courses in your chosen area(s)
• Prior experience of providing consultancy/mentoring support services
• Experience of delivering the above within a learning setting is desired
• Knowledge of the green skills challenge in the West of England is desired
• Experience of working with young people (aged 18-28 years) is desired.

Applications will be assessed against the following criteria:

1. Relevant experience
2. Example delivery plans or outlines of relevant support offers you can provide
3. Value for money - please provide your hourly and daily rates
4. Environmental sustainability - please provide your environmental sustainability policy or approach to reduce your impact on the environment.

We particularly encourage applications from organisations that employ Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates as we are currently under-represented in these areas within UWE Bristol, however all appointments are made on merit.

More information


About the buyer

Contact name

Katy Sensier


Frenchay Campus,Coldharbour Lane


0117 32 81089