Include GROW in tenders and contracts

The Toolkit is a series of innovative tools, best practice examples and documents to support social procurement and local economic development in the G21 Region. The first of its kind in Australia, these tools have been crafted by ArcBlue working closely with the GROW Compact Action Network, and in response to the identified needs of these key buyers and suppliers in the G21 Region.

These tools will show GROW Compact signatories how to ensure both local and social outcomes when preparing standard or project tenders and contracting work, including operational and capital spend. For an overview, click here

The following GROW Compact Signatories offer local/social procurement expertise and business development support:

ArcBlue – Chris Newman (03) 8400 4220

Chilwell Consulting – Adrian Hart 0407 844 117

One World Consulting – Liam McFadden 0411 707 895

GROW Social Procurement Guidelines

Purpose of Guideline The purpose of this guideline is to provide practical direction on improving local content and social outcomes through the procurement cycle: preparation, evaluation, execution and management of purchases. This guideline can apply to all purchases, from the identification of a requirement for a purchase order or contract through to the execution and...

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GROW Social Procurement Tools

Example Social Procurement Policy Social Procurement Maturity Questions Strategic Sourcing Plan Social Procurement Desk Top Opportunity Assessment Example Examples of contractual KPIs for Tier 1 Suppliers RFT Social Procurement Clause Low Value Purchase RFT Social Procurement Clause Medium Value Purchase RFT Social Procurement Clause High Value Purchase RTF Evaluation Template Recommendation to Award Social Procurement KPIs Performance...

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Supplier Readiness

For Small Business: Check your Social Procurement readiness, either as a buyer or a seller. For Suppliers: Understand your Social Procurement readiness from the supplier perspective using the following Guideline: Purpose of guideline The purpose of this guideline is to provide practical advice for suppliers to ensure they understand and are better prepared for quotation or...

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