Invitation to Tender for the Development, Design & Hosting of The Wheel’s website


About The Wheel

Established since 1999 The Wheel is Ireland’s national association of community, voluntary and charitable organisations. We represent and support these organisations to help make Ireland a more fair and just place for all.

Our Vision

A thriving community and voluntary sector at the heart of a fair and just Ireland.

Current Context

The Wheel needs to update its website to reflect how the organisation is growing. We are looking for the services of a company that can redesign and build our website to reflect our organisations’ values and ethos. The website should be intuitive, clear and stylish.

We have built a large and consistent flow of traffic through our main website (, with 292,768 unique visitors and over a million page views in 2016. Our current website was launched in 2010 and is built on Drupal 6.

While not within the scope of this tender please note that The Wheel also maintains hosting and maintenance of a number of other sites both independently and on behalf of various consortiums and partnerships as follows:

Application deadline is THURSDAY 15 JUNE 2017 @5PM

Procedure for Tenders

Application deadline is THURSDAY 15 JUNE 2017 @5PM.

All applications must be returned to by 5pm. Late submissions will not be considered.

Tenders will be assessed according to the award criteria below. Mock-Ups or demos are welcome along with links and/or testimonials of similar or previous work.

The Wheel will invite a shortlist of the most preferred candidates for interview. A selection process will occur from those who are interviewed. The Wheel reserves the right to continue with interviews or invite new candidates for interview until a suitable candidate is selected.

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