NEC4: Selecting a Supplier

NEC4: Selecting a Supplier
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This document will provide guidance on the selection of suppliers and award of contract, including creating bidding instructions and assessment of tenders.

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NEC4: Selecting a Supplier (updated June 2018)

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Preparing Tenders
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Procurement stages
  • 2.3 Value for money
  • 2.4 Procurement time cycle
  • 2.5 Procurement law
  • 2.6 Generic good principles for effective procurement
  • 2.7 Invitation to tender documentation
  • 2.8 Tender information returned by a supplier
  • 2.9 Tender process
  • 2.10 Tender evaluation
Chapter 3 Assessing Tenders
  • 3.1 General
  • 3.2 Evaluation criteria
  • 3.3 Evaluation documents
Chapter 4 Forming the Contract
  • 4.1 Client’s requirements
  • 4.2 Negotiations
  • 4.3 Amendments to the proposed contract
  • 4.4 Creation of the contract
  • 4.5 Letters of intent

Appendix 1 Assessing behaviour
Appendix 2 Site investigation by the suppliers (ECC, ECS, ECSC and ECSS)
Appendix 3 Example ITT structure and checklist
Appendix 4 Example tender return structure and checklist
Appendix 5 Example form of tender
Appendix 6 Example tender assessment sheet (ECC Options A and B)
Appendix 7 Example tender evaluation matrix
Appendix 8 Evaluating early contractor involvement, design and build and build only tenders
Appendix 9 Price evaluation documents
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22/06/2017 00:00:00
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Thomas Telford

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