Procurement:

Understanding public/private procurement policies as well as tendering processes.

Tendering? Keep your Audited Accounts on track

Common Tendering Mistakes, Scale, ·

These present an independent opinion on your financial statements & helps procuring entities be sure of your business’ financial standing.

To Win New Tenders, Show Evidence of Similar Work Done

Common Tendering Mistakes, Scale, ·

Most procuring entities require proof that your business has successfully done similar work either in terms of capacity or of a similar value.

Community Participation as a Procurement Method

Procurement Methods, ·

May involve either direct community participation or organized community participation through the appointment of community based service providers.

Is Electronic Reverse Auction a transparent and fair process?

Procurement Methods, ·

Saves time through reduced negotiation times as a set auction date increases the bidder’s ability to meet the procurement deadlines.

Making Framework Agreements Agreeable to Public Entities

Procurement Methods, ·

Utilized where the public entity requires goods, works or non-consultancy services but is not able to determine the exact quantities required at the time of entering into the agreement.

How ‘Force Account’ is used as a Procurement Method

Procurement Methods, ·

Getting work done by a public entity or semi-autonomous government agency using its own personnel & equipment (or hired labour).

Request for Quotation is widely used for AGPO Tenders

Procurement Methods, ·

Allows different bidders to provide competitive quotations for products and services, among which the best will be selected.

What is “Direct Procurement Method” in Kenya?

Procurement Methods, Scale, ·

Usually the least preferred method as it sets aside the rules that ensure there’s competition among the suppliers. Only used under exceptional circumstances.

Is Low-value Procurement Method Friendly for SMEs?

Business, Procurement Methods, ·

Useful when a public procuring entity needs to purchase low-value items that are not frequently procured and are not covered in a framework agreement.

How to Respond to a Two-Stage Procurement Tender

Procurement Methods, ·

The submission of the technical and financial proposals happens in 2 different stages and at completely separate times as opposed to the same time.