The Authority is conducting an Open Procedure to procure a Contractor to deliver a Bovine Tuberculosis Advisory Service. The purpose of the Service is to reduce the impact of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) on farms resulting in improved farm productivity ...
Prior information notice
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Section I: Contracting authority
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Contact person: Sharon Denham
Telephone: +44 2072385921
NUTS code: UK
Section II: Object
Tender for Bovine Tuberculosis Advisory Service.
The Authority is conducting an Open Procedure to procure a Contractor to deliver a Bovine Tuberculosis Advisory Service. The purpose of the Service is to reduce the impact of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) on farms resulting in improved farm productivity by providing bespoke tailored advice, both over the phone and on farm.
Eligible farm businesses cross England.
The Authority is conducting an Open Procedure to procure a Contractor to deliver a Bovine Tuberculosis Advisory Service to improve farm productivity in England. The aims of the Service will be to achieve productivity gains to the English cattle herd by reducing the incidence and impact of bTB herd breakdowns in England.
The Service's main activity will be to provide support to Businesses in the target market in the form of farm advice visits and/or telephone advice. The Service, whilst being a stand-alone project, will complement the industry-led TB Hub. The Contractor will require two years relevant experience in project management, co-ordination and reporting skills to enable delivery and ensure delivery is compliant with the regulatory requirements.
Funded by Countryside Productivity, a scheme which is run by the Rural Payments Agency on behalf of the Managing Authority to implement measures under Title III of Regulation (EU) No 1305/2013 to achieve the priorities for rural development set out in that Regulation.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The purpose of this PIN is to notify the market of a possible opportunity and to invite interested parties to a live webinar session on 22.3.2017 at 14:30 GMT and will provide an opportunity for potential suppliers to learn more about the project and submit clarification questions.
If you wish to participate in the event, please register your interest by emailing: by 15:30 GMT on Monday 20.3.2017.
Joining details for the event will be issued nearer to the time.
The intention is to publish Tender documents between before the end of March 2017.