Contractors invited to ‘meet the buyer’ at Aberdeenshire Council

Construction contractors are being invited to Aberdeenshire Council to give them a better understanding of how to bid for work from the council.

The half-day event called “Meet The Buyer” is being held at Aberdeenshire Council’s Woodhill House in Aberdeen from 9.30am this Monday (November 26).

Hosted by the council’s Head of Property and Facilities Management and other senior Council managers it will include discussions on:

The Council’s ambitious construction and maintenance programmes,

How it advertises opportunities for contractors,

How it is required to demonstrate that it is obtaining the best

Possible value for money

The ways in which its Economic Development Service can help businesses.

Those attending will also be able to question the managers and air any concerns they may have.

Chair of Aberdeenshire Council’s Infrastructure Services Committee, Cllr Peter Argyle, said: “We are keen to see Aberdeenshire based businesses are given every possible opportunity to compete for council contracts.

“Through events of this kind we intend to work with these companies to ensure that they are better informed about how they can become part of our supply chain.”

Any contractor who would like to attend should contact the Council’s Building and Facilities Manager Ray Walkinshaw on 01224 664496.