The evaluation panel will judge the proposals received against the set criteria and decide on a shortlist or preferred provider. The panel should be 3–5 people.
Using a panel makes sure the proposals received are given an objective and fair evaluation.
The evaluation team is usually 3–5 people and may include technical specialists, cultural, financial or legal expertise depending on the project requirements.
You can also appoint experts to give the panel advice on particular aspects of proposals — these experts don't need to be members of the panel.
Ensure each panel member:
As well as assessing the offers and attending panel meetings, panel members may be involved in: