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1. Title: UK-Basildon: Consultancy for business transformation programme
2. Awarding Authority: Official name: Basildon District Council, Postal Address: The Basildon Centre, St. Martins Square, Town: Basildon, Telephone: 01268 294339, E-mail:, Contact Point(s): , For the attention of: Diane Morrison, Postal Code: SS14 1DL, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: 01268 294451, General address of the contracting authority (URL): , Address of the Buyer Profile (URL):
3. Contract type: Services
4. Description: Basildon District Council is embarking on a business transformation programme to enable the delivery of improved services to its customers whilst reducing the cost of service provision. This is driven by increased customer expectation, higher government efficiency expectations, and the financial constraints affecting all local authorities. The programme will be based around applying lean systems principles to local authority services. The Council is seeking an external partner to help it deliver the transformation programme. The partner will need to provide guidance on the overall programme and work with a team of Council staff on a skills transfer basis on a series of lean systems based service reviews.
5. CPV code:
Main Object: 79410000.
6. NUTS code: UKH3.
7. Main site or location of works, main place of delivery or main place of performance: UKH3.
8. Reference attributed by awarding authority:
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category I: 50K to 100K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for expression of interest: 31/10/2008
Time: 12:01
11. Address to which they must be sent: As in I.1.
12. Other information: It is anticipated that the engagement will be for a period of not more than two years. Expressions of Interest - to include your company profile in not more than one A4 sheet - are invited from organisations that can demonstrate a strong track record of helping local (district) authorities apply lean systems principles to deliver tangible service improvement and cost reduction. Relevant companies will be invited to submit priced proposals against a detailed brief. The Council will not be obliged to accept proposals. To register your Expression of Interest please e-mail, including your company profile on one sheet of A4 Corporate Procurement before the closing date of 12 noon Friday 31st October. Please do not attach any other information when registering your Expression of Interest. For any technical questions please contact Colin Evans, Business Planning & Improvement Manager, Basildon Centre, St. Martins Square, Basildon, Essex SS14 1DL Telephone: 01268 294006
13. Submitted date: 17/10/2008


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