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Procurement

Within the South Eastern Region the Procurement Section administers a wide variety of contracts for goods and services, the most of which are call-off period contracts and many of these are tendered and awarded on a Northern Ireland basis. These contracts can last from just one year to up to four years before the requirement will be re-tendered.

Procurement publishes all goods and services tender opportunities over £30,000 on the eSourcing NI web portal. We strongly advise potential suppliers to register on eSourcing NI and regularly check this site for tender opportunities.

EA tenders comply with NI Public Procurement Policy and the relevant EU Regulations, where applicable.  The current EU threshold is ar £170,000.

Upcoming tender opportunities in 2015:
  • Thermoplastic Playground Markings
  • Promotional Items
  • Legal Services to defend Public Liability and Employer Liability claims
  • Provision of an Integrated Financial Management and HR/Payroll System
  • Fruit and Vegetables
When a tender becomes available it must be accessed and completed ONLINE via the eSourcing NI web portal.

EA contracts can be awarded by any region of the Authority, the NI Central Procurement Directorate (CPD) and the Government Procurement Service which is now part of the Crown Commercial Service.

The Procurement Section provides schools and other budget holders with professional purchasing advice in the acquisition of a wide range of goods and services. 

Principal contact for Goods and Services:
David Gilmore, South Eastern Regional Procurement Officer   
Tel. (028) 9056 6508


Contracts Awarded
Details of all contracts awarded since August 2014 are available, by month, below:

Single Tender Action Awards

Single Tender Actions (STAs) greater than £30K awarded in 2014/2015:
18 December 2014 - Delivery of Intermediate Safe Handling Accreditation Training of teachers - February/March 2015 - Team Teach Ltd - Awarded in compliance with Regulation 14 of The Public Contracts Regulations 2006