Complex Procurement


Complex procurement occurs when the specification is difficult or is an innovative or bespoke product or service. Therefore, procurement becomes higher risk to the organisation given the degree of competition which is often restricted to a limited market. The contract will often be more detailed and agreed using different commercial models.

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