Public sector bodies across the UK need expert resource to meet the challenge of digital transformation. ADIRA, developed by the National Procurement Services for Wales responds to the specific needs of the Welsh public sector, providing a fast, compliant, cost-effective and simple method of finding the right supplier for the job, while contributing to a Prosperous Wales.
Delivered by Bloom, in partnership with Atebion Solutions, ADIRA is an OJEU compliant framework. It provides access to a large, pre-accredited expert supply chain with the ability to bring on small and local Welsh providers; all available to provide digital and ICT resources across the Welsh public sector.
Using a catalogue of pre-defined Statement of Work (SoW), buyers can be confident that the resources procured will be for projects that are time-bound, discreet and outside of IR 35 regulations. Providers sourced through ADIRA are available for projects valued at less than £500k and for projects with a duration of up to 12 months. Customers using the ADIRA framework pay a fixed service fee.
Available for 18 categories of digital and ICT resources, ADIRA is the flexible solution that the Welsh public sector needs.
Bloom contracts with the supplier and provides full management of all contractual, commercial and delivery risk, through one contract. Through Bloom and Atebion Solutions, buyers benefit from:
To register as a supplier to ADIRA. visit our dedicated portal
Unique to the Welsh public sector, ADIRA is available for use across Wales by any public sector body, including:
A full list of eligible organisations can be viewed on Sell2Wales
To register as a supplier, please visit our dedicated portal
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