ADD223 PWC Consultant for Financial Transactions Review/Housing Zones Programme

Type of decision: 
Assistant Director's decision
Code: 
ADD223
Date signed: 
12 September 2014
Decision by: 
Jamie Ratcliff, Assistant Director of Policy, Programme and Services

Executive summary

This decision seeks approval of expenditure up to £50,000 to enter into a consultancy contract with PWC for a consultant with experience managing financial transactions housing programmes in London. The consultant will support a review currently being conducted jointly with DCLG into the shared risks and skills/capacity needs associated with the GLA assuming responsibility for financial transactions in London. The consultant will also oversee the Housing Zones bids assessment and moderation process ensuring consistency in approach and appropriate management of risk. The consultant will work for a period of 31 working days beginning in mid-September 2014.

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