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Procurement & contracts: select, appoint and work with contractors - Bethan Evans Governance Training and Consultancy

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Procurement & contracts: select, appoint and work with contractors - Bethan Evans Governance Training and Consultancy
Title:
Procurement & contracts: select, appoint and work with contractors - Bethan Evans Governance Training and Consultancy
When:
On demand
Where:
In-house
Categories:
Governance, Management

Description

Purpose of the Module

To understand the basics of public procurement and commercial contracting – how the council selects, appoints and works with contractors and the role of councillors.

Perfect for

  • Any councillor in a leadership role
  • Councillors holding relevant portfolios e.g. finance and partnerships
  • Councillors involved in scrutiny of major projects/outsourcings

Module Content

  • How a council goes about procuring its supplies, services and major projects including
  • Engaging with suppliers
  • The council’s own rules and the wider legal framework
  • Social and environmental issues
  • Selecting and appointing suppliers
  • Running the contracts – management, monitoring and scrutiny
  • The role of councillors in procurement and contracts – things to watch out for.

Skills Framework

Addresses all the skills but particularly

  • Local leadership
  • Partnership working
  • Political understanding
  • Scrutiny and challenge

Outcomes

That councillors understand the legal framework and local rules regulating the procurement of contractors and are confident in their role.

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Venue

Location:
In-house
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