At Eiffage Kier we believe in fair and inclusive procurement in order to stimulate a more competitive market place. We are therefore committed to providing the supply chain with as much advanced information as possible, ensuring everyone has enough time to prepare for HS2.
The information below outlines our expectations in regards to supplier registration, prequalification requirements and bidding.
How to prequalify
To ensure our prequalification is proportionate and relevant to the size and risk profile of each works package, we have divided our minimum entry requirements into tiers. To find out which credentials your business needs to bid for our work, please click here: Eiffage Kier Pre-qualification Model – Supplier Minimum Entry Requirements
If your business is not currently accredited by Constructionline, then you will need to register and apply for certification. For more information please follow this link: https://www.constructionline.co.uk/eiffage-kier/ and use code HS2EK…..
How to bid
We want to make sure that our CompeteFor opportunities are made available to the best and most suitable suppliers. To ensure your business is notified of relevant opportunities, please click the following link for details of our Works Package Coding Convention.
Value for money will be a key driver throughout our procurement process. As such, a fundamental part of our final decision will be made using a balanced scorecard approach. Please follow the link below for more information about our balanced scorecard expectations, including the areas we will be assessing for evidence of best practice.
Where to find relevant information and training
To gain a better understanding of how we measure some of our balanced scorecard requirements, we recommend the following information and training resources.
E-Learning Modules we recommend suppliers to complete
Introduces how thinking about carbon can reduce your operational costs and provides an introduction to the PAS2080 standard for carbon in infrastructure
Provides an overview of the water cycle, why water conservation is important and the principles of embedded water/water foot printing
Provides an overview of waste diversion benefits and principles, as well as legislation concerning waste disposal
An introduction to the circular economy and how to reduce waste
Introduction to the key issues associated with materials in construction
An introduction to the key issues relating to biodiversity on construction sites
A comprehensive introduction to the issue of Modern Slavery and how to respond to the requirements of The Modern Slavery Act (2015)
Two part series which provides an introduction on what social value is and the key tools required to make Social Value a success
Module which shows you how Fairness Inclusion and Respect can be a significant benefit to your business
A Toolbox Talk which provides an introduction into the key aspects of Fairness Inclusion and Respect
Provides learning to help achieve consistent and accurate performance measurement
Where to find funding
If your business is an SME in need of funding to grow and develop in order to secure HS2 opportunities, the following organisations may be able to provide helpful advice.
For more information visit www.eiffagekier.com