Published date: 25 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: 25 March 2022, 10am

Contract summary


  • Evaluation consultancy services - 79419000

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

25 February 2022

Closing date

25 March 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 May 2022

Contract end date

30 September 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Single tender action (below threshold)

A direct contract with a single supplier, without competition.

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

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The delivery of the FAMILY MATTERS programme takes place across the Boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton, which together form the Black Country.

Purpose of the evaluation
The evaluation will be used to assess the progress and impact in meeting the projects objectives alongside measuring the overall effectiveness of both the project and the partnership with close attention given to highlighting the changes, if any, made to it's participants.

The evaluation will need to report upon
• The extent to which the project has achieved its objectives
• The impact upon the participants accessing the support of the project
• Whether the project has had a differential impact upon specific groups of participants
• Determine if the project demonstrates equal opportunity access
• Strengths and weakness of the approach taken by this project
• The extent, and how, the project has built successful partnerships
• The most, and, least effective elements of the project
• The challenges faced by the project and the partnerships
• What could have been done differently
• Any unintended benefits of the project to both participants and partners
• Lessons learnt and good practice
• Assessing the potential for replication of the project's approach in other areas.
• Recommendations based on the evidence including comparison to other national BBO projects.
• The partnership experience.

This list may not be exhaustive

Potential suppliers should specify the techniques they intend to supply.

Tender process

Any queries or questions regarding this tender should be directed to Hannah Clarke at stating FAMILY MATTERS Evaluation Tender Query in the subject line, by no later than 10am 18th March 2022.

Closing date for tenders 10am 25th March 2022.

Please ensure you include

• Details of your organisation including contact details
• Name and contact details of the lead evaluator
• A summary of your proposal, team, method and how you meet the tender requirements
• Knowledge and understanding of our sector and area of work
• Your track record in evaluating similar projects and/or research in this field
• Your proposed methodology
• Plans for reporting and dissemination
• A detailed timetable for carrying out the work, highlighting key milestones, deadlines, suggested meetings and progress reports
• Details of the evaluation team and their role within the evaluation. CV's /biographies should be included as an annex together with details of their current DBS status.
• Quality assurance and approach to risk management
• A detailed budget including a clear structure of charges broken down by days, member of staff and activity.
• Contact details for two referees for whom you have completed similar work
• Evidence of professional indemnity and public liability insurance

Full details of this tender are available in the attached document.

More information


About the buyer

Contact name

Hannah Clarke