Route 3 - Supplier Selection
This section of the Procurement Journey provides the Procurement Officer with guidance on completing the 'Selection Stage' of the tendering process as outlined in the Selection Criteria station.
The response to the ESPD (Scotland) is used to assess the capability and capacity of bidders which express interest in the published Contract Notice. The ESPD (Scotland) must be used as a separate stage when you are conducting a two stage process i.e. Restricted Procedure, Competitive Procedure with Negotiation and Innovation Partnership. The ESPD (Scotland) questions must also be embedded within an ITT when you are using the Open Procedure as a means of assessing bidders' capability and capability.