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Procure Partnerships Framework

Professional Services Call Off Methods

Further Competition

Suppliers are invited to submit a bid for your project based upon a series of quality questions, set by you, and a commercial submission which is competitively market tested against each supplier’s framework hourly rates. At the end of further competition stage, suppliers are selected to support project delivery.

Direct Award

A framework supplier is directly selected for a project without re-opening competition. Suppliers are appointed based upon the Procure Partnerships Framework Direct Award business case. If you are interested in direct award, please get in touch and we can talk you through the process.

Contractor Call off Methods

Two Stage Mini Competition

Contractors are invited to submit a bid for your project based upon a series of quality questions (set by you) and a commercial submission which commonly includes a pre-construction fee, onsite prelim, and fixed OH&P. You then select one contractor at the end of mini competition stage to develop the remaining design in partnership.

Two Stage Mini competition (express)

Contractors are invited to submit a bid for your project based on two quality questions, set by you, and a commercial submission which is only based upon their fixed framework OH&P. At the end of mini competition express stage, one contractor is selected to develop the remaining design in partnership. This entire process only takes 1.5 weeks.

Single Stage Competitive Tender

Contractors are invited to fully price your project providing competitive quotations at the end of the tender period. commonly the design for your project is required to be at RIBA Stage 4 for a Single Stage Tender. The framework has been set up to permit variance in the balance of quality / cost assessment percentages.

Direct Award

A framework contractor is directly selected for a project without re-opening competition. Contractors can work with you under a PCSA to develop any remaining design or request for your project to be fully priced. If you are interested in direct award, then please get in touch and we can let you know how the process works within your region.

Professional Services Tender Process

Contractor Tender Process

Who can use the Procure Partnerships Framework?

The Procure Partnerships Framework contract notice has been structured in a manner to allow any of the public sector bodies listed below to use the suite of frameworks.

Schools & Academies

Colleges & Universities

Government Departments

NHS Bodies

Leisure Providers

Libraries and Museums

Emergency Services

Local Authorities

Ministry of Defence

Housing Associations

Health and Social Care

Registered Charities

Framework Users

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