New Tender Guidance Ireland: Public Procurement Guidelines for Goods and Services
Ireland’s Office of Government Procurement (OGP) have released new Tender Guidance Ireland: Public Procurement Guidelines for Goods and Services* that is very useful for Irish firms bidding within the Republic of Ireland and UK and wider EU firms wishing to win contracts within Ireland. The new Tender Guidance Ireland: Public Procurement Guidelines for Goods and Services is actually good practice procurement guidelines for public sector organisations, but the guidance is very useful in communicating how public procurement works in Ireland (see our Jargon Buster). Most importantly, it provides very useful information on how to align your tender to fully comply with Irish public sector requirements. As such they are designed as a toolkit for practitioners and a general reference document for suppliers. There is even a very useful glossary that explains all tendering terminology that you are like to come across when tendering for public sector contracts in Ireland. The guidance is actually pretty good (a rarity in the tender guidance world) and is written in relatively plain language.
Tender Guidance Ireland: Public Procurement Guidelines for Goods and Services opens as a PDF and OGP describe how the tender guidance Ireland: Public Procurement Guidelines for Goods and Services details the rules and best practice attached to the various stages of the procurement process from specification, through to selection and award stages, and through to the contract management stage. The guidelines form part of the OGP National Procurement Policy Framework which consists of five strands: Legislation (Directives, Regulations); Policy (Circulars etc.); General Guidelines; the Capital Works Management Framework; and detailed technical guidelines, template documents and notes that issue periodically.
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*Source This Tender Guidance Ireland: Public Procurement Guidelines is provided by the OGP