Request for Tender: LEADER Area Profile
18.9.2015

Qualified consultants are sought for the production of a comprehensive area profile of County Meath required to inform the creation and development of the Local Development Strategy for the LEADER Programme 2015 – 2020.

The scope of this request for tender will cover the following subjects:

  • Socio-Economic Profile – Present a socio-economic profile of the area at the most recent point in time using relevant statistical data and research. Identification of target groups, including those who make a contribution to the rural economy.
  • Key Services / Programmes – Details of key services and programmes (relevant to LEADER) that are currently being delivered in the area by statutory, community and voluntary and private sector organisations.
  • Area Needs Analysis – Concise analysis of relevant data in relation to: a) the current position, b) significant changes, c) summary of the key conclusions including the identification of key gaps and potential areas/priorities for development through LEADER.

Tenders should note the scope of work for this project does not consist solely of the provision of a collation of studies/documents already available. The specialist/consultant should instead use these existing documents to inform the finalised area profile, providing a targeted report advising how LEADER funding can be best utilised within the county. 

No specialist/consultant making a submission will be remunerated for any costs incurred in preparing a submission. The total budget for the development of the socio-economic area profile is €6,000 including VAT, this will include all cost associated with the completion of the profile.   

One (1) soft copy must be submitted via post email to info@meathpartnership.ie no later than 12pm Tuesday, 29th September 2015. Please note that submissions received after the deadline will not be considered. 

A full tender brief is attached below.