Invitation to Tender

  • Job Reference: 00000958-1
  • Date Posted: 4 May 2021
  • Recruiter: CILIP
  • Website:
  • Location: Desk Research UK Based
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Sector: Not for Profit/Charities
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Timescale for delivery: 24th May – 18th June 2021

Job Description


CILIP are working with Arts Council England and Carnegie UK to produce an Independent Review of Public Library Finances.

The brief document, please see the link below, covers the creation of a landscape review that will create the basis, alongside consultation with a Reference Group and Independent Review panel, upon which the findings and conclusions of the Independent Review will be based.

CILIP are asking for Tender proposals for this Desk Research. The creation of the Independent Review will follow on from this as part of a separate tender process.

Please read the Brief in detail before submitting your proposal.

Brief document

Please direct any queries about this invitation to tender to Matthew Dwyer or Mark Berryman at CILIP, or

Proposals must arrive by 10am on Wednesday 19th May 2021 and be clearly marked Independent Review of Public Libraries.