Working with HIE

Procurement

As a public sector organisation, Highlands and Islands Enterprise's (HIE's) procurement activity is guided by legislation and best practice, with the route being determined by the potential total value of the contract. Find out more >

Our Procurement Strategy for 2017-2018 sets out our procurement objectives and an action plan. It aims to ensure that the wider requirements of the public procurement reform agenda are adhered to. We have developed our strategy in line with local and national priorities to support our corporate aims and objectives.

We are keen to receive comments, observations or suggestions from external parties about the content of the Strategy.

Please email your views and comments to hieprocurement@hient.co.uk. Please provide details of whether you are responding as a member of the public, member of staff, contractor, industry body or otherwise. This will help to provide context to the responses.
 

Invitations to tender

  • Energy Market Regulatory Advice Contract

    HIE requires a suitably qualified and experienced consultant with specialist knowledge of the GB electricity system in a North Scotland context, to support its work on behalf of the energy industry in the Highlands and Islands.

    In order to continue our effectiveness in this role, specialist energy market policy & regulatory support is required.

    The deadline for submission of tenders is 12 noon on 21st November 2017.  Further information can be found on Public Contracts Scotland.
     
  • Design and Build at Orkney Research and Innovation Campus

    This Design & Build contract is for works at the Orkney Research and Innovation Campus (ORIC) and will require demolition, refurbishment and new construction at the site of the old Stromness Academy and Primary School.

    The deadline for submission of tenders is 12 noon on 25th October 2017. Further information can be found on Public Contracts Scotland

  • Property Managing Agent

    HIE requires a suitability qualified and experienced supplier to provide Property Managing Agent services for both its commercial and HIE occupied portfolio.  Services will include Financial Management; Management of Works; Sales, Letting and Acquisitions; Property Inspections; Tenant and Landlord Management; Ad Hoc advice.

    The deadline for submission of tenders was 12 noon on 2nd August 2017.  Further information can be found on Public Contracts Scotland

Contract awards

  • Research, Appraisal and Support Framework

    HIE have now completed these tender exercises and are delighted to announce that the successful suppliers, in alphabetical order, are as follows:

    Lot 1 Finance and Technical Support
    Ekos Ltd
    Hall Aitken Associates Ltd
    Scot-Moncrieff

    Lot 2 Project Development, Appraisal and Review

    Cambridge Economic Associates Ltd
    Centrifuge Consulting Ltd
    Ekos Ltd
    Ekos Consulting (UK) Ltd (t/a ekosgen)
    Frontline Consultants Ltd
    Steve Westbrook

    Lot 3 Research
    Ashbrook Research & Consultancy Ltd
    Ekos Ltd
    Ekos Consulting (UK) Ltd (t/a ekosgen)
    Frontline Consultants Ltd
    IFF Research Ltd
    Market & Opinion Research International Limited
    The Indigo House Group Ltd
  • ICOA Landscape Maintenance Services

    ICOA have now completed this tender exercise and are delighted to announce that the successful supplier, subject ot contract, is Higher Ground Community Services Ltd.

  • Inverness Campus Landscape Supervisory Services

    ICOA have now completed the tender exercise and are delighted to announce that the successful supplier, subject to contract, is Harrison Stevens

Supplier opportunities

  • Public Contracts Scotland - This portal gives free access to contract opportunities in Scotland

    Find details of contracts with Scottish Local Authorities, NHS Scotland, the Scottish Government, Agencies and NDPBs, Higher and Further Education and Emergency Services by browsing the available contracts. You can also register to receive free e-mail alerts.

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