Kingsdale Foundation School is a British mixed secondary school with academy status in West Dulwich, London, with an age range of 11–19
Kingsdale has worked with eXceeding’s consultants for many years. They first engaged us after recognising that they lacked the necessary in-house experience to run a technology procurement process which had to meet the needs of multiple internal and external stakeholders, presented considerable technical complexities, and in some cases, was critical to the operation of the school.
Kingsdale turned to eXceeding to provide highly skilled and experienced procurement consultants to undertake the day-to-day management of the OJEU compliant tenders and, where required, either lead or assist in the delivery of project components.
As well as a full cost diagnostics programme, OJEU procurement projects have included creating and running tenders for the procurement of:
We identified 3 key challenges which needed to be addressed as part of the project:
No in-house procurement resource
Or experience and limited category knowledge
Multiple procurement projects
All of which had to be handled in a fully OJEU compliant manner
Concerns relating to interruption of service
Particularly in respect of building and technology projects
Key services have included building planning applications, modular buildings, building refits, student iPad roll out, WIFI refresh, server and network replacement.
In all projects our primary responsibility was to run an OJEU compliant procurement, ensuring transparency and best value for money for Kingsdale. All projects followed the same approach: