Current tenders and opportunities

Find details of our current, future and past tender opportunities, together with information and advice about doing business with us.

Find all of our opportunities advertised via:

This is our current list of:

Suffolk Sourcing is an E-Tendering and Contract Management System jointly operated by us and the Suffolk District and Borough Councils.

Suffolk Sourcing is a secure online procurement system, enabling you to:

  • see and download any current tender opportunities advertised by one of the Suffolk councils
  • respond to and upload bids / submissions for tenders
  • see details of existing contracts currently in operation between us, the District and Borough councils and suppliers.

Once you have identified an opportunity using the routes above, you need to register for free at www.suffolksourcing.uk in order to download the relevant tender documentation.

Please refer to the user guides held on the system to assist you with registration and responding to tender opportunities.

You can find: 

We sometimes take advantage of contracts that have been let by other central government departments or local authorities.

In particular we often use frameworks awarded by the: 

As well as us, there are a number of other public bodies in Suffolk which together spend significant sums of money. Download the list of public sector organisations in Suffolk (PDF, 103 KB) and find:

  • links to the web pages of these public sector organisations
  • a summary of what they purchase
  • links to where they publish their tender opportunities

You can:

 

Commissioning in Suffolk

This short Commissioning in Suffolk document sets out the principles for good commissioning in Suffolk. Commissioning is our toolbox to help redesign the whole system of providers and partners, to think differently and innovate, and to lead the future service design.

Commissioning and de-commissioning

These documents should not be relied upon as a statement of tendering activity. For more information contact the Commercial Business Partner for each department.

Adult Care Services

Head of Commercial (Care) - Terry Markham, email: terry.markham@suffolk.gov.uk, phone: 07595 087211

Children and Young People

Senior Commercial Business Partner - Katrina Browning, email: katrina.browning@suffolk.gov.uk, phone: 01473 264490

Public Health and Protection

Public Health

Senior Commercial Business Partner - Gillian Glanville, email: gillian.glanville@suffolk.gov.uk, phone: 01473 264478

Resource Management

Property

Commercial Business Partner - Martin Jennings, email: martin.jennings@suffolk.gov.uk, phone: 01473 265189

Contact us

Call the Procurement helpdesk on 01473 260266 from Monday to Thursday at 9am to 5pm, or Friday at 9am to 4:30pm. Alternatively, you can email rmcommbusinesssupport@suffolk.gov.uk.

The contents of this page are intended for general information only and should not be relied on as forming a binding commitment on the council.