Dynamic purchasing systems (DPS) are relatively new but becoming very popular with UK public sector organisations as a commercial vehicle. This brings with it new business opportunities for you.
Achieving a place on a DPS is meant to be reasonably straightforward and you can apply to join a DPS at any time during its term. But do you know how?
Who is it for?
Anyone wanting to learn about dynamic purchasing systems and how they operate. What the opportunities are and how to seek them out.
What does it cover?
The agenda is:
What is the format?
The course is delivered over a series of video lectures totalling approximately one and a quarter hours of course content.
Why should I take this course?
To learn about dynamic purchasing systems and how they operate. What the opportunities are and how to seek them out for your business.
An introduction to European Procurement Directives, how they apply to UK public sector organisations and are relevant to the course content and dynamic purchasing systems.
An explanation of the limits and thresholds over which dynamic purchasing systems have to be subject to full European Procurement Directives
Some of the main considerations around European Procurement Directives relevent to Dynamic Purchasing Systems.
An introduction to Tenders Electronic Daily. The main web site where Dynamic Purchasing Sytem opportunities are advertised by UK public sector contracting authoties.
A live look through Tenders Electronic Daily for Dynamic Purchasing System opportunties. Includes a walk through of live contract notices, an exlanation of them and how to get involved.
A look at the Contracts Finder web site - the main alternative to Tenders Electronid Daily for finding Dynamic Purchasing System opportunities.
All about Dynamic Purchasing Systems including main features and considerations.
Continung the in-depth look at and explanation of Dynamic Purchasing Systems, how they operate and the in-built flexibilities.
My name is Andy Machin. After a twenty year career in central government procurement I now operate as a procurement consultant to both the public and private sector.
I am fully qualified (MCIPS). My experience and track record is enviable. I have a huge amount of knowledge on all aspects of UK public sector procurement, European Procurement Regulations and local tendering arrangements.
During my career I was either the procurement lead or otherwise heavily
involved in a number of high profile contracts and framework agreements.
This included all aspects of the tednering process, stakeholder management, supplier management and more.
Additional information about myself and my experience can be viewed at the links underneath my photograph.