National Assembly for Wales Procurement
How We Do Business
·We want our procurement service to be the best - modern, efficient and socially responsible.
·We put sustainability at the heart of everything we do;
·We aim to deliver the quality of services that Assembly Members and the public have the right to expect;
·We are developing a diverse supply chain and will help small suppliers to compete;
·We'll get value for taxpayer's money - but not just through buying the cheapest.
·In our dealings with suppliers and the public we'll be transparent and adopt the highest professional standards;
·We'll ensure all our processes have regard to diversity and equality
We expect you to share our aspirations to provide high quality goods and services to Assembly Members and the people of Wales.
We spend taxpayer's funds so you must offer good value for money - not just a cheap price but a balance of quality and cost assessed over the lifetime of the purchase.
We expect you to share the Assembly's vision for the future of Wales by demonstrating your ability to operate sustainably. You will help us to improve the environmental and social outcomes of our contracts and respect and encourage diversity in your own workforce and supply chain.
We expect you to share our corporate equality values as set out in our Equality Plan.
In return we will co-operate with you to establish clear expectations and standards, work with realism and communicate openly.
We want to be your best customer.
How to bid for a contract with the Assembly
If you are interested in bidding for our business please contact Jan Koziel, Head of Procurement on 02920 898633 and he'll talk you through the process and discuss possible future opportunities for your company.
If you're interested in bidding for public sector contracts in general, our top tip is to register with Sell2Wales.
Sell2Wales will send you an e-mail when a suitable contract opportunity arises. This service is completely free and, if you're interested in public sector contracts, is an absolute must for your business.
Also read our Quick Guide to bidding for an Assembly contract.
Small and Medium Enterprises
We want to do business with SMEs and we understand that the barriers that can make it difficult for SMEs to tender effectively.
Our policy on doing business with SMEs tells you what you can expect from us and what we expect from you.
If you have any comments or suggestions about this policy you can contact Razaque Roap on 029 20 89 8607
Tell us what you think
We are always interested in your thoughts about how we can improve. Tell us what you think by e-mail or phone (029 2082 1832).
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