Published date: 30 July 2018

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: 28 August 2018

Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

North East, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

30 July 2018

Closing date

28 August 2018

Contract start date

25 September 2018

Contract end date

31 August 2020

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

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

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

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The contracting authority is seeking to award a contract for the provision of induction and accreditation services for school resource management advisers (SRMAs) in the United Kingdom. The successful provider will be required to provide these services in accordance with terms and conditions of the contract.

Over an initial 6 week mobilisation period the successful provider is required to prepare the materials the materials and all necessary preparatory arrangements for the induction and accreditation process. The process must utilise scenarios to test candidates' understanding of strategic school finances and the integrated curriculum financial planning (ICFP) approach. Thereafter the Provider is required to support a minimum of 90 prospective school resource management advisers (SRMAs) to undertake the induction and accreditation process during the 3 months following the Service Commencement Date (01.11.18).

The successful provider will make available a minimum of one induction panel and one accreditation panel each academic term for the whole of the Initial Contract Period, to ensure the number of accredited SRMAs can be maintained, which equates to a minimum of 4 induction panels and 4 accreditation panels during the Initial Contract Period.

The Contracting Authority may require the Provider hold additional panels to ensure that sufficient SMRAs are accredited, at an adequate frequency, to meet the Contracting Authority's objective and overall government policy.

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About the buyer


Cheylesmore House
5 Quinton Road