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CSA Offending Typology Development, Testing and Application

The Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse works closely with a number of key partners to discover, develop and share knowledge to shape policy and practice on child sexual abuse in England and Wales.

The Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse is committed to protecting children from child sexual abuse by building the evidence base of the prevention and disruption of offending and re-offending. We are therefore pleased to invite tenders for CSA Offending Typology Development, Testing and Application.

How to apply

The Invitation to Tender (ITT) opens at midday on the 3rd January.

This ITT sets out the information which is required in order to assess the suitability of applicants in terms of their skills in both qualitative and quantitative analysis, the capacity to apply this to framework development, and knowledge of applied testing to meet the supplier requirements of the ‘CSA Offending Typology Development, Testing and Application’. Familiarity of working with police records will be an advantage.

Any questions concerning the tender should be sent to us via email at, no later than 10th January 2018. Responses to all received queries will be circulated on the 17th January 2018.

The tender responses window closes at midday on the 26th January 2018. After shortlisting we expect to invite prospective contractors in for interviews on the 23rd February 2018.

Download the full Invitation to Tender

Download appendix F – Draft Terms and Conditions of contract

Download appendix G – Due Diligence form

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