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Procurement Plans in the public sector seem to come in all shapes and sizes. From 200-page Procurement Strategy documents, to...
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 Procurement Plan or RFx documents for approval, and you’ve got...
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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If you’ve shaken the sand from your shoes and got your feet under the desk again, brace yourself! Procurement this...
Your Contract Manager’s most powerful performance management tool. The Procurement Lifecycle provides a great model that demonstrates how Planning, Sourcing...
You’ll be astonished! In times of severe belt-tightening and budget cutting, often the first thing to go is the training...
Procurement Plans in the public sector seem to come in all shapes and sizes. From 200-page Procurement Strategy documents, to...
Check out this alarming feedback from government procurement managers about their probity auditors and/ or advisors… “ No reference to...
Our latest Procurement Diploma Graduates join NZ's outstanding Qualified Proposal Evaluators!
Lean-Agile Procurement is taking the world by storm, we’re told. It’s said to be a clever, fast-paced, supremely efficient model...
We’re thrilled to announce the following graduates who have achieved their public sector Procurement Qualification through working through the Clever...
“I got no tender responses! Now what?”  More and more clients are finding nobody wants to bid for their projects....
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 Procurement Plan or RFx documents for approval, and you’ve got...
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...
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...
The NZTA’s Procurement manual, together with various guides available from MBIE, is now firmly established as the benchmark for local...
So you’re new to procurement and tendering? Or maybe, you’re just keen to see the latest developments in procurement best...