Opportunities with Gateshead Construction Services
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Gateshead Construction Services is looking to engage with local enthusiastic and proactive Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to deliver housing repairs and planned construction works throughout Gateshead. Upcoming opportunities are diversified, ranging from small domestic repairs to planned large-scale investment schemes.
Organisations who can deliver the following services are of particular interest:
- general building
- PVC-u windows and doors
Benefits of working with the council
Gateshead Council is a long-established and reputable organisation. We encourage competition for bids and, while we are committed to supporting and encouraging local firms, our contracts are awarded fairly and non-discriminatorily for their value for money. Bids are welcomed from new and established suppliers alike.
Organisations working with us can expect professional support and prompt payment, with an early payment option. Our Supplier Incentive Programme (SIP) provides suppliers the opportunity to be paid earlier than contracted terms. This helps improve suppliers' cash flow, and reduces time spent chasing payments.
Could Gateshead Connect support you?
Gateshead Connect is a new business support service which aims to help local business find and compete for local opportunities offered by us, our contractors and partners, and ongoing regeneration investment.
The service is free and offers suppliers and buyers advice, guidance, and access to a quality local procurement network.
How to work with Gateshead Council
To get on our 'preferred supplier list', also known as Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS), your organisation will need to complete a brief tender document. We can offer your organisation support in completing tender documents including sections such as Health and Safety. Once appointed, your organisation can competitively bid for upcoming jobs. There will be a variety of jobs including the areas listed above, as well as others.
Download the brief tender on the Nepo portal website. If you are not already registered, you will need to carry out a quick registration to view the tender.
Step 1: Visit the NEPO portal website
Step 2: Click on "NEPO portal login" at the top right of the screen.
Step 3: Click the "Register" button and follow the on-screen instructions to register your organisation.
Step 4: Once you have registered, your user name and password will be emailed to you. Please ensure that you keep your user name and password confidential.
Health and Safety guidance and advice
If your organisation needs any assistance around health and safety when completing the brief tender document, please contact the Procurement Team who should be able to advise. If not, they will pass any queries to our Technical Team.