Best Practices for Designing a Request for Proposal (RFP) and Call for Tender to Ensure You Select the Right Vendor
Senior Legal Counsel
Bruce Power LP
- Developing prequalification requirements;
who do you include?
- Examining prequalification questionnaires that have been put into practice
- How to assess and appraise potential suppliers
- Identify the biggest risks during the RFP process
- Understand when to use an RFP and when to use an RFQ
- How does this differ from a call for tender? What are the legal implications?
- What are the main factors distinguishing a call for tender from a RFP/RFQ?
- What should you include in your document language?
- Submission information
- Detailed specifications
- Terms and conditions
- Selection criteria
- Potential pitfalls and practical tips during for the RFP and call to tender
- Realize the importance of transparency and accountability in government procurement
- Are there lessons we can learn from stringent government procurement practices?
- Notifying winning and losing parties