The purpose of this Expression of Interest is to evaluate and shortlist business coaches who could potentially supply the Farm Business Resilience Program in NSW. SCOPE This opportunity is to coach 6 farm businesses individually in NSW across an 11 month period (August 2021 - June 2022). PARTICIPANTS Target participants are farmers, farm managers and employees, including those already in business and those about to start their own farm business. All ages are welcome to join. LOCATIONS Farming businesses will be spread across NSW geographically and will be from a diverse range of industries. COACHING FORMAT Individual coaching • Each business is to be coached at least fortnightly via video • Each business is to receive unlimited phone and email support from their coach GROUP COACHING 4 group coaching workshops are to be held across the 11 month period bringing together the 6 businesses
Additional Details / Instructions
The Department declares a preference for SME's (Small and medium businesses)
A briefing session is scheduled for 8 July 2021 at 10:00 am. Refer to EOI package for details.
The full EOI package should be read prior to lodging a submission.
Address for Lodgement
Covered Procurement Details
- The Procurement (Enforceable Procurement Provisions) Direction 2019 applies to this procurement
- A government agency may conduct negotiations with suppliers regarding the procurement
Conditions for Participation
Suppliers must be registered on the NSW Government's BuyNSW online procurement portal for the UNSPC Code 86000000 to be able to access the EOI and lodge a submission.
Estimated Timeframe for Delivery
Initial program is 11 months commencing Aug 2021 until June 2022. Refer to EOI package.
Multi Agency Access
Addendum 1 is published 06/07/2021 as a courtesy reminder for the BRIEFING SESSION scheduled for 08/07/2021 at 10:00 AM.
The briefing session will be held via Zoom and session access details are contained within Addendum 1 and the Briefing Registration Form.
The Program Director will provide an overview of the Farm Business Resilience Program, the EOI objectives and respond to questions, time permitting. Suppliers are encouraged to dial into the briefing session.
Addendum 2 provides to registered suppliers a link to the recorded Briefing Session held on Thursday 8 July 2021.
The Questions and Responses record will be pubished shortly.
The Department publishes Addendum 3 which details the range of Questions and Responses received as at 14/7/2021.
Addendum 4 responds to questions and is published 4.45pm 19/7/2021
Addendum 5 responds to questions and is published 21/07/2021
Addendum 6 responds to questions and is published 22/7/2021.