The University of Warwick Science Park in partnership with Warwickshire County Council is looking to appoint a pool of business growth specialists with mentoring and coaching expertise, under a framework call-off agreement.

The demand will be driven by requirements from clients recruited to the 3 year programme. Early indications are that there will be requirements for growth specialists with a range of expertise from a wide variety of specialisms including, marketing, talent management, raising finance and digital systems.

The BR2 Programme is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund with further funding from Warwickshire County Council. The initial period of the programme is 1st July 2019 – 31st December 2021. However, we reserve the right to maintain the growth specialist panel for any future business support programmes delivered by UWSP up to a maximum permitted term of 4 years (periods up to 18 months beyond December 2021: 30th June 2023).

Closing date for applications to stage 1 of this Open Tender is 4pm on 3rd May 2019. There will be a Programme Information meeting, open to anyone, on the morning of 18th April at Warwick Innovation Centre to address questions.

Please send any questions that you may have to procurementgs@uwsp.co.uk, all questions must be submitted on Thursday 25th April 2019 by 5pm.

The procurement of growth specialists is following national guidelines for procurement of ERDF funded projects. Access the Tender Document and Application Form for further information.


Please refer to the Procurement Q&A for frequently asked questions.