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1. Title: GB-London: Delivery of Unconscious Bias Training
2. Awarding Authority:
National Audit Office
157-197 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, SW1W 9SP, United Kingdom
Tel. 0207 798 7372, Email: Z3-Procurement@nao.gsi.gov.uk
Attn: Mark Fox
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Education and vocational education services.

4. Description: Specialist training services. The NAO Diversity Strategy and Action Plan state there is a commitment to provide diversity workshops and training. This includes coverage of unconscious bias and bullying and harassment.

The NAO is seeking a provider to design and deliver face to face workshops for all staff (up to and including leadership level) on unconscious bias and inclusive leadership. The successful supplier will be able to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the Equality Act 2010, and in particular, the Public Sector Equality Duty. The successful provider will also be cognisant of the issues and challenges specific to a professional services environment. The successful provider will be able to demonstrate how they have achieved positive and sustainable outcomes in other organisations through the delivery of this type of training.

It is expected that the workshops will be designed and delivered by the end of the current financial year.


Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 6E28EY5SW2. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 27/07/2012 by 17:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. Please use PDF files where possible. Multiple documents should be uploaded using a Zip file.

If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com
5. CPV Codes:
80510000 - Specialist training services.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKI - LONDON

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: LONDON,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority:
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category I: 50K to 100K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 27/07/2012 17:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
National Audit Office
157-197 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, SW1W 9SP, United Kingdom
Tel. 0207 798 7372, Email: Z3-Procurement@nao.gsi.gov.uk
Attn: Mark Fox

12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.


Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 6E28EY5SW2. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 27/07/2012 by 17:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. Please use PDF files where possible. Multiple documents should be uploaded using a Zip file.

If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com TKR-2012717-PRO-4083412
Period of Work Start date: 18/09/2012
Period of Work End date: 29/03/2013

Award Criteria: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the tender documents


Funding: N/A
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no


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