GB-Leeds: NC Interreg First Level Controller - RED WoLF

Competitive Contract Notice

1. Title: GB-Leeds: NC Interreg First Level Controller - RED WoLF
2. Awarding Authority:
Leeds Beckett University
212 Queen Square House, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 8NU, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1138123227, Email:, URL:
Attn: Nancy Couldwell
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Management consultant services and related services.

4. Description: Administrative development project services. Title: Interreg North West Europe (NWE) RED WoLF (Rethink Electricity Distribution Without Load Following) Project
Value: £21,000 (£25,200 including VAT)
Delivery Period: 1 August 2019 – 9 July 2022
Leeds Beckett University is the lead partner for the Interreg North West Europe (NWE) REDWoLF project. The project brings together 14 partner institutions with the aim of increasing the use of renewable energy and reducing carbon emissions for homes with solar panels without a gas connection. The total project value is in excess of €6m, with the Leeds Beckett portion of the budget valued at approximately €1.2m.
Leeds Beckett University is currently seeking a suitable organisation to act as a First Level Controller (FLC) for the project duration and would like to invite suitably qualified and experienced organisations to quote for this work.
Scope of services to be provided and FLC responsibilities:
Verification of administrative, financial, technical and physical aspects of the project as appropriate to ensure that:
•The expenditure declared is real.
•That the products or services have been delivered in accordance with the approval project decision.
•That the applications for reimbursement by the beneficiary are correct; and
•That the project partner and expenditure have complied with the applicable Programme, EU and national rules.
•Deliver work agreed to time and budget.
As FLC to the lead partner, there will be additional work involved in checking the completeness of the first level control done on the other partners’ claims and in providing assurance on the consolidated claim for the full partnership.
The provider should have a good understanding of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), national and programme rules. You should be able to demonstrate previous experience of such work and the ability to deliver within the time frame specified is critical.
Interested? Please read the attached Invitation to Quote and fill out the Tender Return document. Tenders must be submitted via the web portal by 12 noon on 16 July 2019.
5. CPV Codes:
75112100 - Administrative development project services.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKE42 - Leeds

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Leeds,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority:
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category K:10K to 25K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 16/07/2019 12:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
Not Provided

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.
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Suitable for VCO: No
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 01/08/2019
Period of Work End date: 09/07/2022
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no