The government has made it a priority to achieve broader outcomes that go beyond the immediate purchase of goods and services.
The information below details how we can consider broader outcomes when procuring from professional services panels; media, advertising services, consultancy services, external legal services, and external recruitment services.
When running a SPP it is important that you give access to New Zealand businesses, including Māori, Pasifika and regional businesses, as well as social enterprises. There is a lot that agencies can do to make it easier for businesses of all sizes to compete and ensure a level playing field in government procurement. We have created guidance and resources that can help you increase access for New Zealand businesses.
To better support the SPP and the implementation of broader outcomes, during contract reviews we are working on new digital solutions that will offer agencies:
If you have any other ideas on how the professional services panels could support you in implementing broader outcomes please email your feedback to AoG Professional team.