Local Government Procurement

April 5, 2023

Methods of evaluating price in tenders Part 3

by Phill Scott, Chief Procurement Officer – Local Government Procurement   This month we will continue explanation of the many methods to evaluate and compare offers.  You will recall we listed the following methods in our March edition: Matrix comparison (Comparative assessment & ranking) Inverse cost Brookes Law In this edition, we cover three more …

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LGP Upcoming/Active Tenders

T2.13-3 Bitumen, Emulsions and Asphalt Materials, Line Marking and Services   Project status: Market research and pre-tender development. Expected release date: April 2023. Enquiries: Contact Maria Kyriacou, Category Manager – Engineering, Works, and Mobility via email.

Discovering Local Suppliers Made Easy

Labor’s plan to rebuild domestic manufacturing and increase tender weightings for local suppliers is a huge step towards local economic development in NSW, but how easy is it for your buyers to identify local and compliant suppliers? With VendorPanel’s geo-location functionality Go to Market users can discover suppliers within their LGA boundary and report on the procurement …

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LGP Sustainable Procurement Survey Analysis

Every year, LGP’s Sustainable Choice program invites councils to participate in an annual survey to assess their progress on embedding sustainability into procurement. The results, together with recommendations for action, are provided to councils in confidential, individualised reports. Since 2017, the annual survey has been designed to align with the ISO 20400 Sustainable Procurement Guidance …

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Upcoming LGP Network Meeting Procurement & Engineering @ Greater Hume – 3rd May 2023

LGP in the month of May is taking one of its networking days to Holbrook, also know as the ‘Submarine Town’. Not only is it famous for its sub, but it is also now the home of the grant funded Holbrook community hub and function area. At the date of the LGP event ‘Holbrook Sporting …

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Plan & Enrol for LGP Training Courses!

Procurement Qualifications: Applications Open for 2023-24   LGP will continue its partnership with Major Training Services Pty. Ltd. (code 90748) to deliver the following procurement qualifications in 2023-24. A brief snapshot is given below for your reference. For more details, please click here. Qualifications / Details PSP60616 Advanced Diploma of Procurement and Contracting-  Next Intake …

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LGP Grant Program 2023 Closes on 28 April

LGP recently announced the Procurement Capability Grant Program for 2023. This program is designed to support procurement, and councils can apply for them through a competitive expression of interest (EOI) process. The submission deadline for EOI is 28 April 2023. The primary goal of the Grant Program is to incentivise NSW local government to identify …

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