Curtis FitchCurtis Fitch

Working within the Public Sector

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Curtis Fitch have experience in delivering fully compliant OJEU and E U tendering implementations.

The team will provide full support in the creation of OJEU specific sourcing templates and will train end users on how to use those templates and the software in an OJEU & EU specific way

OJEU and EU compliant tendering

Curtis Fitch have experience in delivering fully compliant OJEU and E U tendering implementations. The team will provide full support in the creation of OJEU specific sourcing templates and will train end users on how to use those templates and the software in an OJEU & EU specific way.

Broadcast invitation facilities

For closed tender processes, Curtis Fitch has a Tender Messaging Facility that can be used to broadcast messages to selected suppliers. Or alternatively, for open tender processes suppliers can invite themselves to a tender opportunity that has been advertised on the software.

Ability to publish tender information for access by suppliers

Suppliers have access to published tender information in a variety of different ways, such as:  1) OJEU notices are setup and sent across to Millstream for validation. Once checked through the notices are published on Mytenders for Suppliers to then access. 2) The published tender is also listed on the front page of the Clients portal in an area called ‘Current Opportunities’ and 3) an automated notification is sent out to suppliers registered on the clients database, this notification is sent based on the category/ categories selected upon registration.

Receive and store supplier responses

All supplier responses are submitted and stored online on the software. The software is web based so can be easily accessed by both suppliers and users anywhere in the world, using multiple internet browsers.

Security

We are currently undergoing ISO 270001 certification. Gaining IS27001 certification is important to us as a company, not only for maintaining site security but also to ensure that all Curtis Fitch employees and Third parties are fully educated about how to keep customer data safe and secure. The software can be configured to ensure users only have access to intended information. This is setup at implementation phase and is maintained by allocated site Super Users.

ITT advertising / publications support

Curtis Fitch have a dedicated helpdesk that provides technical support for both users and suppliers during the ITT / publications process.

Maintenance of supplier lists for tenders and contractual information

Suppliers submit company profile information on Curtis Fitch via a self registerion process. This will also include details on the products / services they provide and such information will be maintained and updated continually by the supplier. Further to this, supplier activity site wide is captured automatically at company profile level, meaning any contracts or tenders that the supplier has been linked to will be visible here.

Self service supplier registration

Curtis Fitch have a dedicted helpdesk that provides support for supplier self registration.

Availability of standard contractual documents in a consistent format with track change fucntionality

Curtis Fitch has contract build functionality that allows contract managers to build contracts using standard contract templates. These templates can be contracts such as Terms and Conditions, NDA’s or MSA’s. These standard documents can be copied, sent out to suppliers and negotiated online. This functionality does have a sophisticated track changes capability which provides visibility of each contract revision.

RFQ support

Curtis Fitch have a team of business consultants ready to help support any end user through the RFQ process. Additionally, upon implementation, bespoke training guides will also be produced to inform and support end users through their first RFQ on Curtis Fitch.

Open tender support

During the implementation process online templates will be built and end users will be trained specifically on how to use such templates in order to support those users through an open tender process.

Restricted tender Support

During the implementation process online templates will be built and end users will be trained specifically on how to use such templates in order to support those users through a restricted tender process.

Competitive Dialogue

During the implementation process online templates will be built and end users will be trained specifically on how to use such templates in order to support those users through a competitive dialogue process.

Competitive Procedure with Negotiation

During the implementation process online templates will be built and end users will be trained specifically on how to use such templates in order to support those users through a competitive procedure with negotiation process.

Auction support

Auction templates can be built into the site upon implementation- this is to aid auction setup. Additionally we have a Managed Event team of Auction Managers that are there to assist with both auction management and Auction strategy.

Full integration capabilities

Full integration capability with your eProcurement solution is possible. This can be done via the Curtis Fitch API.

All tendering methods are to satisfy EU, Internal & External Audit and public sector governance requirements

Curtis Fitch does support all requirements and does fully satisfy EU and public sector governance requirements. We currently have public sector customers using CF Suite for above and below threshold tendering.

Barnet London Borough
Southampton City Council
Civil Service
Clinical Procurement Solutions
London Procurement Partnership