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Procurement is tough, right? It’s hard to reach the peak of procurement excellence with huge pressure on public organisations to get...
A ten-point checklist for busy Procurement Managers You’re emailed a RFT for approval, and you’ve got very limited time to...
The 4th Edition of the Government Procurement Rules came into effect on the 1st October 2019. This was the most significant change...
It’s been a couple of years since we introduced SQP25 – a powerful adaptation of the NZTA’s Attribute Weight Setting...
Making best use of an increasingly limited supplier market to deliver ambitious infrastructure programmes is a challenge for all government...
It’s a breakthrough! A new tool that helps you pay the right premium for quality – every time. Setting weights...
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One of the most valuable initiatives implemented by the current Government was to fully fund NZQA Level 6 practical procurement...
“I got no tender responses! Now what?”  More and more clients are finding nobody wants to bid for their projects....
We’re delighted to congratulate our recent graduates NZQA Level 6 Procurement Qualification!  They’ve spent on average around 14 months working...
Procurement is tough, right? It’s hard to reach the peak of procurement excellence with huge pressure on public organisations to get...
A ten-point checklist for busy Procurement Managers You’re emailed a RFT for approval, and you’ve got very limited time to...
The 4th Edition of the Government Procurement Rules came into effect on the 1st October 2019. This was the most significant change...
It may be a shock to find out that the traditional default tender evaluation method used by many organisations delivers...
A checklist for practitioners The range of evaluation methods available for you to use is fairly broad, and not all...
Making best use of an increasingly limited supplier market to deliver ambitious infrastructure programmes is a challenge for all government...
Need a skilled tender evaluator? We can put you in with a skilled procurement professional who needs examples of tender...
On-job mentoring for procurement capability development – why it works Real, tangible changes in workplace practice are incredibly hard to...
Important update on assessments from 2018 If you’re currently progressing through your NZQA Procurement Qualification, you need to know about...
Isn’t it time that those who spend tens of billions of dollars of public money every year should be obliged...
A victory was scored by a supplier in late July 2015, with a High Court decision against a Ministry that...
Tender evaluators Managers responsible for preparing RFTs Council / local government managers and engineers Procurement senior and middle managers Consultants...
The NZTA’s Procurement manual (replacing the old CPP Manual), is now firmly established as the benchmark for local government procurement....
So you’re new to tender evaluation? Need to learn about what’s involved, but don’t know where to start? This article...