Scottish Procurement Alliance

Scottish Procurement Alliance

The Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA) is a new approach for procurement in Scotland, created for organisations that buy products and services for the construction, refurbishment and maintenance of social housing and public buildings. Appointed to their new Energy Efficiency framework, we are now able to offer Energy Consultancy and Project Management services through this OJEU compliant framework.

Workstream 1 – Energy Consultancy and Project Management

GEP Environmental have been appointed to workstream 1 under the N7 Framework. The services available include:

  • Building energy policy and strategy development
  • Energy audits and surveys
  • Chartered surveyor’s reports and Green Deal Advice Reports (GDAR)
  • BREEAM assessments
  • Funding and finance assistance
  • Building energy certificates
  • Stock condition surveys
  • Product specification and procurement
  • Project management services

Benefits

As well as providing compliance, quality and best value to members, SPA frameworks support a streamlined process from the award of a contract (call-off) to completion of a project.

  • Confirmed competitive market prices: prices in place at call-off stage maintaining best value as established in evaluation stages
  • Quick project starts: enabled by pre tendered procurement that reduces the cost and time input by public sector organisations and speeds up their access to approved framework suppliers
  • Instant access to project data: we will provide continuous access to information throughout the procurement process through the dedicated members only SPA on-line portal
  • High quality standards: quality maintained throughout the project through monitoring in accordance with ISO 9001 Quality Management System
  • Delivery periods guaranteed: ensure services and works are delivered to meet work schedules
  • Quick and efficient procurement: speedy access to SPA framework suppliers and the options of a mini-competition or direct award to enable the final selection of a supplier(s) for a project
  • Service levels guaranteed: from inquiry to supply providing peace of mind that services and works will be conducted effectively
  • Advice on design and regulatory compliance: our members receive guidance on interpretation and conformity to all statutory regulations and planning requirements

Background

The SPA is backed by LHC, one of the leading and most respected procurement organisations in the UK. The SPA results from discussions with LHC members in Scotland who saw the huge potential of having a centre of excellence for procurement – focused on construction and refurbishment – which exclusively addresses Scottish needs, standards and aspirations

For more information, you can visit the Scottish Procurement Alliance website directly here.

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