PROJECT MANAGEMENT, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCT INTEGRATION DELIVERY
Project Management Services Required
We require specific expertise to deliver the following:
- Project Overview Services – we require independent oversight from leading experts. Key responsibilities will be creating and implementing the Systems Engineering Management Plan (SEMP), responsible for the overarching design, working with stakeholders to build, test and integrate individual technologies.
Technical Support Services – design and delivery of the electrical and mechanical systems including the provision of specialist advice on integration within the growing systems. This forms part of the SEMP.
Testing and verification of integrated technology solution. Validation of system efficacy.
The finished product will be a fully operational, optimised and integrated, yield-boosting lighting and nutrient delivery system. The product will be scalable and designed to integrate with current commercial production systems for controlled environment agriculture and vertical farming.
We require a range of inter-disciplinary skillsets to work with us and oversee this complex and multi-faceted project, engaging with project stakeholders to deliver a successful outcome.
The partners will work under our in-house, full-time, PRINCE2 certified Project Manager, whose main responsibilities include: (1) Coordinating the delivery of all project activities; (2) Managing the communications plan; and (3) Serving as the project’s contact point for interfaces with the funding authority and other external stakeholders.
Invitation to Tender
In your proposal, please explain the following:
Your proposed project approach
Project timelines. Over what period would you propose to deliver against key milestones within the project.
Your delivery method & proposed service level agreement
Your relevant experience/track record
Please submit your quotation to us with a tender document explaining how you can help us.
Suppliers submitting a proposal will be invited for a telephone interview with our team to determine how you score against our criteria for supply. The interview will cover the following topics and individual sections will be scored, each accounting for 20% of the total value. Proposals with the highest combined score will be awarded the contract:
Proposed Solution & Project Approach (20%)
Supply Timescale (20%)
Delivery Method & Proposed Service Level Agreement (20%)
Experience / track record (20%)
Please submit your quotation to by 30th April 2019.
Successful proposals will be informed no later than 5th May 2019.
We look forward to hearing from you.
This project is partly funded by the European Regional Development Fund.