The Greater Manchester Combined Authority have released a tender for the ESF NEET And YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMME. The Growth Company (GC) anticipate bidding Lot 2 – Engaging and supporting young people aged 18-24 years into further education, training or employment in Greater Manchester (GM).

As a Prime Contractor, GC are looking for providers who can deliver bespoke support and training for the young people who are 18-24 NEET or at risk of NEET (including unemployed and economically inactive).
This tender specification outlines the information that GC requires to determine the capacity and capability of organisations to deliver the service. We are interested in applications from those organisations who can:
• Demonstrate an existing track record of successfully engaging and delivering to 18-24-year-olds in GM
• Have experience and track record of delivering high quality IAG, support to NEET learners to overcome various barriers.
• Can offer innovative interventions and specific support to overcome barriers

Following this Expression of Interest exercise, successful providers will be asked to provide further information including due diligence should GC be successful in our bid to GMCA.