A phrase used particularly in public sector organisations to describe a standing list of pre-qualified bidders for a particular scope of work. Instead of issuing public advertisements each time a scope of work is to be tendered, bidders may be selected from within an approved list for that category. See also Pre-qualification.« Back to Glossary Index
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With over 800 Procurement specific terms (and growing) you will find everything you need to know or thought you knew about the Procurement function. Our aim is to provide you with a comprehensive list collated from the Comprara Groups hub of training and consulting source materials.The Procurement Glossary has been compiled by industry expert Paul Rogers.