Facilities Management Services Procurement

Opex have significant experience in Market Testing (Tenders) /outsourcing a wide variety of FM services including our prestigious commissions at HM Treasury and Revenue & Customs, Eisai Pharmaceutical and Bluewater and Touchwood Shopping Centres as well as many healthcare and educational facilities.

  • Market testing and Outsourcing procurement would typically include.
  • Soft market approach or ECOJ notices.
  • Prequalification.
  • Tender documentation development, including contract terms and KPIs / PMS systems.
  • Tender action.
  • Analysis, evaluation and reporting; and
  • Implementation up to (and sometimes beyond) the new contracts go live date.

Our core MT service is designed to be comprehensive and robust. On all our market test projects we believe it is beneficial to draft, and agree with all parties, a Tender Principles paper that will be used as a control document through the tender process.

Market Test process has the following key elements:

  • Pre-Qualification
  • Documentation drafting
  • Tender
  • Commercial Agreement
  • Implementation