Congratulations to our UK National GO Awards 2023/24 Finalists!

Best Procurement Delivery Group A

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  • Department for Culture, Media and Sport for entry Operation London Bridge and the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla
  • Education Authority Northern Ireland for entry Education Information Solutions (EdIS) Wireless Project
  • Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) for entry National Child Mortality Database
  • London Luton Airport Operations Limited for entry A New Best And Final Offer
  • NHS Commercial Solutions for entry Patient Healthcare Communications
  • NHS Supply Chain for entry Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for Fresh Food
  • Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia for entry West Mercia Police Waste Management
  • Scottish Government for entry Provision of Tech Scalers
  • Sellafield Ltd for entry Programme & Project Partners (PPP)
  • West Northamptonshire Council for entry Home Care Services

Best Procurement Delivery Group B

Sponsored by
  • RVS Media for entry RVS MEDIA + Torbay Council Family Hub
  • Crown Commercial Service for entry Crown Commercial Service Mobile Voice and Data Services Framework
  • Education Authority Northern Ireland for entry Establishment of a Framework for the Provision of Specialist Furniture and Equipment designed for Children and Young people with Special Educational Needs
  • Liverpool City Council for entry Events Services Flexible Purchasing System – Procuring Eurovision
  • NHS London Procurement Partnership for entry National NHS Energy Strategy
  • NHS Wales – Digital Health and Care Wales for entry Welsh Hospital Pharmacy, Prescribing & Medicines Management and Administration
  • North Lanarkshire Council for entry Procurement of a Bespoke Counselling Service co-produced with Care Experienced Young People
  • Police Scotland for entry Delivery of Procurement for New Post Mortem Toxicology Laboratory
  • Translink Fleet for entry Driving Public Transport Transformation: Foyle Metro & Causeway Coast EV Fleet Procurement

Collaborative Procurement Initiative Award – Central Government

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  • Crown Commercial Service for entry CCS One Government Value Agreement AWS
  • Crown Commercial Service Innopsis for entry Emerging technologies enablement through collaboration
  • Crown Commercial Services, Ministry of Defence, Defence Digital for entry Tactical Radio Procurement Collaboration
  • Defra – Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs for entry Workplace and Facilities Management 24
  • Department for Education for entry Get help buying for schools
  • Scottish Government, Scotland Excel, Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges, National Health Services Scotland, Core Government Bodies for entry Public Procurement Strategy for Scotland
  • UK Shared Business Services (UKSBS), The Department for Science, Technology and Innovation (DSIT), The Department for Energy, Security and Net Zero (DESNZ), Intergrated Corporate Services (ICS) for entry UKSBS Procurement Target Operating Model – a collaborative success
  • Welsh Government for entry Cyd Cymru
  • Welsh Government, Cabinet Office, UK Government for entry Procurement Bill Collaboration – Welsh Government & Cabinet Office

Collaborative Procurement Initiative Award – Health

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  • Business Services Organisation, Procurement and Logistics Service for entry Eliminating Off-Framework Agency Usage in Nursing, across the HSC NI
  • NHS Arden &  GEM CSU and Birmingham and Solihull ICS for entry Establishing a children and young people’s key working service in Birmingham and Solihull
  • NHS Commercial Solutions, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust for entry Integrated Procurement Service : NHS Commercial Solutions (NHSCS), Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SABP) and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SPFT)
  • NHS Lancashire Procurement Cluster for entry NHS Lancashire Procurement Cluster
  • NHS London Procurement Partnership for entry Transformation of the national NHS Energy procurement strategy to improve market price resilience and NetZero
  • Office for Life Sciences , Department of Heatlh and Social Care, NHS England, National Institute for, Health and Care Research, Genomics England, Department of Business and Trade, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, BioNTech Strategic Partnership Commercial Team for entry BioNtech Strategic Cancer Vaccine Partnership
  • West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts, Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, Leeds Teaching Hosptials NHS Trust, Mid-Yorkshire Teaching NHS Trust for entry Pan-Pathology Procurement

Collaborative Procurement Initiative Award

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  • Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeen Local Employability Partnership, Skills Development Scotland, Department for Work and Pensions – Aberdeen team for entry ABZWorks – Employability Services Framework
  • Culture, Learning and Libraries (Midlands) trading as Inspire, Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottingham City Council for entry East Midlands Libraries Consortium Framework Contract for a Library Management System
  • Durham County Council and the County Durham Pound Partners: Believe Housing, Business Durham, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service, Durham Police and Crime Commissioner, Durham University, Karbon Homes, Livin Homes, New College Durham, Northumbrian Water for entry The County Durham Pound
  • London Borough of Bexley and OneBexley for entry London Borough of Bexley and OneBexley, Commissioning relationships built on trust – the OneBexley Pathways model
  • National Highways for entry Total value of ownership approach
  • Procure Plus for entry Working Collabortively to drive efficiencies
  • Scotland Excel for entry Children’s Residential Care and Education, including Short Breaks
  • Seven Force Strategic Collaboration (Police), The South East and Eastern Region Police Insurance Consortium (SEERPIC), Marsh for entry 7F SEERPIC Motor Insurance Project
  • West Mercia Police, Supporting Supplier Advanced Business Solutions for entry Project: Insourcing Uniform and Equipment

Contract and Supplier Management Award

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  • Crown Commercial Service, and Crown Hosting Data Centres Limited for entry Crown Hosting unique and innovative contractual model
  • DNTY RECRUITMENT LIMITED for entry watmos
  • Education Authority Northern Ireland for entry Supply Chain Resilience
  • London Luton Airport Operations Limited & Cawleys Ltd for entry LLA recycling rates climb to new heights
  • National Highways for entry Pavement Delivery Framework
  • NEPO (North East Procurement Organisation) for entry Contract and Supplier Management Award – Oxygen
  • Procure Partnerships Framework for entry Driving Success in Capital Projects: The Impact of the Procure Partnerships Framework on Public Sector Efficiency and Transparency
  • ProCure23 Framework for entry ProCure23 Framework

Contractor of the Year Award

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  • Education Authority, Capita and Microsoft for entry Portable Teacher Devices
  • North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust for entry Softcat PLC
  • Procurement Hub for entry Procurement Hub – MPF Contractor – Willmott Dixon
  • Rubik Builders Limited for entry Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund – Wolverhampton Homes
  • STAR Procurement for entry Constellia – Consultancy Support
  • Welsh Government – Commercial Delivery for entry Lyreco – Welsh Government Commercial Delivery – Office Supplies and Copier Paper Supplier
  • West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust for entry WMAS critical Emergency Ambulance Vehicles Conversions

Developing Supplier Diversity Award

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  • Crown Commercial Service for entry Vertical Application Solutions
  • Ministry of Justice for entry Ministry of Justice Rehabilitation Services in Community
  • National Highways for entry Social enterprise dynamic purchasing system
  • Supplier Development Programme & NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde for entry NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde in partnership with the Supplier Development Programme Diversifying the Supply Chain

Individual of the Year Award

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  • Cardiff University for entry Maryam Lotfi, Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) of Sustainable Supply Chain Management, Cardiff Business School 
  • City of Glasgow College for entry Individual of the Year Award
  • Crown Commercial Service for entry Gina Kane, Procurement Operations Manager, Crown Commercial Service
  • High Speed Two (HS2) Limited for entry Emily Scott, Corporate Procurement Manager, HS2
  • NEPO (North East Procurement Organisation) for entry Adam Smith, Head of Commercial & Technology, NEPO
  • Translink for entry Mark Osmer, Head of Fleet & Engineering Procurement, Translink
  • Welsh Government for entry Dave Nicholson, Head of ICPT, Welsh Government
  • York St John University for entry Paul Revell, Head of Commercial Strategy, York St John University
  • Scottish Government for entry Leigh Syme – Individual of the Year Award

Procurement Team of the Year Award - Group A

Individual of the Year Award - Health

Sponsored by
  • Greater Manchester ICS Procurement for entry Robert Jones, Deputy Head of Purchasing, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS London Procurement Partnership for entry Sarah Corbo, Training Manager, NHS LPP
  • North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust for entry Mark Harper, Contracts and Commercial Manager, NCIC
  • North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust for entry Paul Corrie

Procurement Team of the Year Award - Group A

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  • Abertay University for entry Abertay University Procurement Team
  • Consortium Procurement, Northern Housing Consortium, and the TEC Services Association (TSA) for entry Consortium Procurement – Bettering lives with a new approach to TEC
  • High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd for entry HS2 Procurement and Supply Chain Team
  • NEPO (North East Procurement Organisation) for entry NEPO Procurement Team of the Year
  • Southwark Council for entry Southwark Children’s and Adults Procurement Team
  • The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for entry Driving Business Change: Translink Fleet & Engineering Procurement
  • Westminster City Council for entry Westminster City Council

Procurement Team of the Year Award - Group B

Sponsored by
  • Department for Culture, Media and Sport for entry DCMS Commercial Team
  • Loughborough University for entry How We Spend Money
  • Police Scotland for entry Best Proc Team Police Scotland
  • Sellafield Ltd for entry Sellafield Ltd Supply Chain Directorate
  • The Department for Science, Innovation and Technology for entry DSIT – Digital Technologies and Telecoms Commercial Team
  • Translink Fle for entry Driving Business Change: Translink Fleet & Engineering Procurement
  • Wrexham County Borough Council for entry Rebuilding & Refocusing Procurement in Wrexham

Procurement Team of the Year Award - Group C

Sponsored by
  • RVS Media for entry RVS MEDIA + Torbay Council Family Hub
  • BlueLight Commercial for entry BlueLight Commercial
  • Department for Education for entry Get help buying for schools
  • Ministry of Justice for entry Electronic Monitoring Commercial Team
  • Scottish Government, Scotland Excel, Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges, National Health Services Scotland, Core Governemnt Bodies for entry Public Procurement Strategy for Scotland
  • Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service for entry Collective Goals – Creating the safest community
  • York St John University for entry York St John University : Commercial Strategy Team

Social Value Award – Group A

Sponsored by
  • Durham County Council and the County Durham Pound Partners: Believe Housing, Business Durham, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service, Durham Police and Crime Commissioner, Durham University, Karbon Homes, Livin Homes, New College Durham, Northumbrian Water for entry The County Durham Pound
  • National Highways for entry Organisation-wide Social Value Plan
  • NHS London Procurement Partnership (NHS LPP)  for entry A Pan-London empowerment approach to Social Value commitments in Procurement
  • Sellafield Ltd for entry Sellafield Ltd Decommissioning Delivery Partnership (DDP)
  • West London Waste Authority, Let’s Ride Southall for entry Sustainable Community Impact: Transforming Waste into Wheels of Change
  • York St John University for entry Degrees of Change: Shaping a Responsible Future

Social Value Award – Group B

Sponsored by
  • East Ayrshire Council for entry East Ayrshire Community Defibrillator Initiative
  • Highland BlindCraft Beds for entry Highland BlindCraft Social Value Entry
  • London Borough of Waltham Forest for entry LBWF Wood Street Families and Homes Hub
  • National Nuclear Laboratory for entry Physical Protection Project
  • NI Water & GRAHAM for entry IF 105 NI Water Projects
  • Worcestershire County Council for entry Living Well for Longer, Public Health, Worcestershire County Council

Social Value Award – Group C

Sponsored by
  • Education Authority Northern Ireland and Connolly and Fee Limited for entry Waterside Youth Centre, Derry – Education Authority Northern Ireland and Connolly and Fee Limited
  • Lyreco UK & Ireland, Welsh Government Commercial Delivery (WGCD) for entry The Well-being Wales Programme
  • NEPO (North East Procurement Organisation) for entry NEPO Social Value Award with Corona
  • Now Group & Translink for entry Better Connected: Unlocking Social Value for Positive Impact
  • Sellafield Ltd for entry Programme and Project Partners (PPP) at Sellafield
  • The University of Huddersfield for entry Jo Cox More In Common Centre
  • Worcestershire County Council, Worcestershire County Cricket Club for entry Beyond Boundaries: Worcestershire’s Winning Partnership for Social Good

Sustainable Procurement Award – Group A

Sponsored by
  • Crown Commercial Service, and Crown Hosting Data Centres Limited for entry Crown Hosting model for Fighting Climate Change
  • Fusion21, Matrix Housing Partnership, Sustainable Building Services UK Ltd for entry Mobilising a Retrofit Decarbonisation Mission – Procurement Provider Fusion21 Supports Matrix Housing Partnership to Maximise Economies of Scale for £26.2 Million Retrofit Project
  • Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) for entry Approved Installer List For: ECO4 and ECO+ LA Flex funded measures
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust for entry Centralised Stock Management Achievement
  • Powys County Council for entry Powys County Council Sustainable Procurement Programme
  • University of Sheffield for entry Supply Chain Sustainability Programme

Sustainable Procurement Award – Group B

Sponsored by
  • Crown Commercial Service for entry Technology Products and Associated Services 2 Framework
  • Crown Commercial Service and Cabinet Office for entry Crown Commercial Service and Cabinet Office Carbon Reduction Plan policy
  • Manchester City Council for entry Manchester City Council – Procuring for Carbon Reduction
  • National Highways for entry Social Enterprise Dynamic Purchasing System (SEDPS)
  • NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative for entry Cultivating Change: Equipping NHS Suppliers with Sustainability and Social Value Training
  • Translink for entry Driving Net Zero Public Transport: Foyle Metro & Causeway Coast EV Fleet Procurement
  • University of Strathclyde – National Manufacturing Institute Scotland for entry Construction of the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS)

GO Excellence

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Winner Announced on the night!!