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Broader outcomes

The Government is committed to achieving positive cultural, environmental, social and economic outcomes from its procurement activities – also known as broader outcomes. The modules below provide practical guidance to help government buyers consistently apply broader outcomes into their tender documents, and provide greater consistency of the broader outcomes that agencies are using for construction procurement.

The modules will be updated regularly to support the construction sector. If you’re using the modules and want to provide feedback, contact us at accord@mbie.govt.nz.

Module 1: What are broader outcomes and why are they important for the construction industry?

As a government buyer, this module will help you better understand what broader outcomes are and the priority broader outcomes for construction procurement.

As a supplier, this module will help you help you better understand what broader outcomes are and what government buyers are looking for when they ask about broader outcomes.

Broader outcomes guidance for construction sector: Module 1 [PDF, 1.8 MB]

Module 2: How to incorporate broader outcomes in construction procurement?

As a government buyer, this module can will help you understand at a high level how you might embed broader outcomes throughout the procurement process. The opportunity map mentioned in Module 2 will help to prioritise which broader outcomes to include in your construction project or programme.

As a supplier, this module will provide more transparency on how government buyers are embedding broader outcomes into their procurement process.

Broader outcomes guidance for construction sector: Module 2 [PDF, 1.6 MB]

Broader outcomes guidance for construction sector: Opportunity Map [XLSX, 1.5 MB]

Module 3: How to incorporate broader outcomes in construction procurement? (More in-depth)

As a government buyer, this module will help when drafting RFx, contract documentation, for evaluating tenders, informing negotiations and KPI management.

As a supplier, this module will provide transparency on what questions government buyers may ask about broader outcomes and how tender submissions may be evaluated.

Broader outcomes guidance for construction sector: Module 3 [PDF, 1.3 MB]

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Last updated: 27 July 2021