Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) Open

The Reimagine Nambour Steering Committee (RNSC) is calling for EOI from a suitably qualified and experienced consultant to deliver an Economic Transition Strategy for the community of Nambour.

Reimagine Nambour is a collaboration between political, business and community leaders from Nambour seeking to unite the town around an action plan to transform the local economy through leveraging current and future economic opportunities.

The RNSC envisages an Economic Transition Strategy that will identify the key challenges and opportunities facing Nambour with key deliverables including a future vision for the town, an asset and capability audit and a prioritised list of initiatives with an associated implementation plan.

Qualities and Capability

RNSC is looking for a consulting firm that will bring its own demonstrable expertise to this project, together with an ability to consult widely. The successful consultant will have capability in delivering projects of this type and scale. The consultant will provide a logical framework and appropriate methodology to ensure the stated objectives are achieved together with a clear set of milestones. The RNSC anticipates that the project will include stakeholder analysis, extensive community consultation, desktop analysis and issues management.

The project is anticipated to begin in September 2018 and be completed by March 2019. The selection process will consider the merit of proposals, the capability of the consulting team, fees and the delivery timeframe.

Tender Process

The project will operate as an open tender beginning with an EOI phase opening Wednesday 25th July 2018 and closing Wednesday 8th August 2018 at 6pm (AEST). EOI received after this time will not be considered. Interested parties are asked to submit an EOI response and cover letter not exceeding 5 pages in total.

The EOI will be assessed on the following criteria;

  • Project proposal.
  • Demonstrated capability and experience working with local communities and stakeholders on similar projects, with case study examples outlined.
  • An understanding of the range of issues and challenges facing local communities that wish to embark on an economic transition.
  • The capability, reputation, experience and qualifications of individual members within the proposed consulting team along with track record of delivering projects on time and within budget.

Expression of Interest Applications are to be forwarded to:

    The Reimagine Nambour Steering Committee

    C/- Ali Atkinson

    PO Box 1978, Maroochydore QLD 4558

Enquiries to: reimaginenambour@gmail.com