At Bloom, we’re opening up procurement by linking buyers to the latest thinking and helping suppliers access public sector opportunities in an efficient and cost-effective way.
The public sector is under pressure to do more with less. Procurement professionals and service users can have competing objectives; both want the right result quickly, but may not agree how to achieve it.
Focusing on the ultimate outcomes, rather than the initial demand, we deliver not only the services you want, but the changes you need to see. It’s a different way of working that means the very best value, the end of scope creep and the expertise your projects deserve.
With NEPRO, Bloom delivers a procurement solution that gives you more supplier choice and control, fully transparent governance, robust reporting, efficient budget control and a compliant route to market.
If you’re a buyer or a supplier, talk to us today about how we can work together and keep opening up procurement.
The pilot in 2014 showed that the NEPRO solution could assist the Council to achieve our aims of supporting local business while freeing up valuable time for us to concentrate on high value strategic projects.
Working with Bloom to access the NEPRO solution has ensured we realise all the expected benefits from a neutral vendor approach in procuring and managing specialist professional services. They are a true partner and are continually looking to improve the way we work and ultimately the services provided by the suppliers.
Bloom was essential in the recent hiring of a consultant for a governance project within oneSource. Through the NEPRO solution, I was able to hire a consultant within 2 weeks of posting my project requirements. I was provided with proposals from a range of experienced and relevant suppliers and received valued support from Bloom throughout the process.
Working with Bloom means we get access to the best choice of small and large suppliers, especially supporting local Cornish Small and Medium Enterprises suppliers. Working with a dynamic and competitive supply chain gives us flexibility, greater supplier choice and access to the latest thinking. Overall that delivers better value for money for the tax payer.
I chose to work with Bloom as I liked the idea of outcome-based projects. It’s so much more efficient, as it’s a compliant process without the need to go through the OJEU process as it’s still competitive. Bloom has many suppliers already available but we can add suppliers whenever we want. Having someone who can help by providing a second opinion; a neutral point of view has been valuable to us.