In scope of this tender, we intend to work with a successful candidate to develop a situation analysis (mapping) of the Cultural and Creative Industries in Jamaica and review and update of existing Strategies and Action Plans for the development of  Creative and Cultural Industries in Jamaica, so that they correlate with the findings of the mapping. 

Details

Location Kingston, Jamaica
Salary TBD
Duration Four Months
Working hours TBD
Closing date Thursday 15 August 2019

Role overview

The appointed supplier will be expected to providea situation analysis (mapping) of Cultural and Creative Industries in Jamaica and review and update of existing Strategies and Action Plans for the development of Creative and Cultural Industries in Jamaica, so that they correlate with the findings of the mapping. With the given budget and timeline and ensure the targets are achieved for the project.

The services expected from the consultant for the project will be as follows:

  1. Situation Analysis (mapping) for the development of cultural and creative industries in Jamaica.  This will comprise main findings and recommendations of this research. To include:
  • A definition of the creative economy in terms of its substantive element, ecosystem, number of individuals employed, number of enterprises, value of goods and services, revenue potential and dispersion
  • A guide for how the needs of MSMEs within the industries, investments readiness of MSMEs and available investment opportunities can be further researched
  • A guide for how the policy imperatives and direction concerning the creative economy can be further researched
  • A calculation of the percentage contribution of creative industries to the wider economy Statistics on businesses in the CCIs to include; data on the number of business per CCI, how long these businesses have been trading for, and if they are currently working internationally
  • The main challenges and opportunities for businesses in the CCIs
  • Recommendations of next steps for the Jamaica Business Development Corporation in how to support the development of the cultural and creative industries in Jamaica

Note: The British Council will advise on the selected consultant on the content structure of Strategy and Action Plan, as this will need to be agreed with the Jamaica Business Development Cooperation in advance.

A mixed methods approach will be used to address the above questions, including:

  • Desk research and data collection, including any online polls to creative industries sector representatives
  • Field-based questionnaire surveys/interviews by consultant during visit, or by any local team members in Jamaica
  • In case of lack of data, sending official letters of inquiry to the Statistics Committee etc.

The service is to be delivered within the given deadlines.

Activity

Date

Contract start date

30th August  2019

Initial research period, including visit to Jamaica, as required

30th  August - 12th September

 Interim findings presented by the selected consultant, for review by British Council and Jamaica Business Development Cooperation

20th September 2019

Final draft presented by selected consultant

28th October 2019

Launch of consultancy findings in Jamaica

18th November  2019 (date TBC)

How to apply

The documents that must be submitted to form your tender response are listed at Part [2] (Submission Checklist) of Annex [2] (Supplier Response) to this ITT. All documents required as part of your tender response should be sent to the address below by August 15th 2019, 17.00 Jamaica time;

Jherane Patmore

Arts Project Manager

British Council

28 Trafalgar Road

Kingston 10

Jamaica 

A soft copy is to be sent to jherane.patmore@britishcouncil.org no later than 16.30 August 15th 2019 Jamaica time. Please do not forget to add your references, proof of capability document and written commitment to undertake the tasks outlined above.