NEC4 Selecting a Supplier

NEC4 Selecting a Supplier
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Guide books to using NEC contracts are in 4 Volumes.  This document is Volume 3 and is common to all NEC contracts.  It provides guidance on the selection of suppliers and award of contract, including creating bidding instructions and assessment of tenders.   The whole ethos of NEC is a co-operative style of contracting for a better project outcome and the choice of supplier is critical for success.


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 Site investigation by the suppliers (ECC, ECS, ECSC and ECSS)


Appendix 2 Example ITT structure and checklist


Appendix 3 Example tender return structure and checklist


Appendix 4 Example form of tender


Appendix 5 Example tender assessment sheet (ECC Options A and B)


Appendix 6 Example tender evaluation matrix


Appendix 7 Evaluating early contractor involvement, design and build and build only tenders


Appendix 8 Price evaluation documents