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High Performance Work Initiative


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RFx ID : 17868021
Tender Name : High Performance Work Initiative
Reference # : 001
Open Date : Monday, 5 September 2016 9:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Wednesday, 28 September 2016 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 86000000 - Education and Training Services
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Anne-Marie Van der Linden
027 238 7582
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High Performance Work Initiative (HPWI) programmes are business coaching programmes that help New Zealand enterprises be higher performers. HPWI aims to assist New Zealand enterprises to succeed in growing their businesses by being strategically focused, innovative, by investing in Research and Development, effectively networking with other New Zealand enterprises and engaging employees and improving workplace practices. HPWI Partners assist businesses to:

 identify and implement best practice business principles,
 build capability through innovation at the strategic level,
 grow and improve overall performance,
 assess and define their individual business readiness to innovate,
 identify areas where innovation can occur and be accelerated, and
 create environments in which business innovation can occur and thrive by focusing on governance, leadership and organizational culture.

Callaghan Innovation seeks organisations, across the country:
 to design a HPWI Programme which covers the essential elements outlined above,
 who are able to identify and engage a range of enterprises to participate in the programme (in order for them to receive the HPWI training),
 to communicate the benefits of networking with other current and past programme participants and acquire the skills and knowledge on how to create effective networks,
 who are willing to encourage participating enterprises to join a new alumni forum (to be established and maintained by Callaghan Innovation) via appropriate networking platforms, and
 who can work with participating enterprises to implement and manage their HPWI programme to achieve and sustain successful outcomes, including being able to develop their own resources and achieve improvements in their bottom line within 8 - 12 months period from programme commencement.

RFx Outcome

This tender has been awarded to:

  • Crowe Horwath
  • KPMG

Further Award Information:
We are pleased to advise that following the issuing of the HPWI RFP Callaghan Innovation has entered into two contracts for service to deliver the programme to participating entities throughout New Zealand.

Award Date: Friday, 23 December 2016 (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Date RFx was completed/updated: Thursday, 29 September 2016 10:17 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)