Procurement Services

ISO Acacia’s procurement specialists have over 30 years experience in procuring Facilities and Workplace services for clients across all sectors.ISO Acacia’s procurement specialists have over 30 years experience in procuring Facilities and Workplace services for clients across all sectors.

Our consultants develop tailored solutions for our clients.  They manage the tender process from end to end, including the mobilisation phase when the preferred bidder is selected.

  • Our team develop tender maps alongside our Clients and deliver agreed productivity against set targets in the tender map. As our client’s needs change, so too must our approach to procurement:
  • There are sensitivities and corporate relationships that sometimes need to be considered when tendering services; this is something we have worked with a number of our large corporate clients over the last number of years with good success.
  • Green procurement is a growing concept where our clients approach to CSR, carbon emissions, ISO 14000 and 26000, etc. play a significant part in the selection of vendor partners.
    Acacia offer CSR and/or green supplier questionnaires, audits and/or green procurement advice as part of our upstream and downstream sustainable supply chain initiatives.

Value for money is not just about obtaining a service at the lowest cost it is about obtaining the service at the lowest cost that will meet the service levels set out in the agreement.  It is also about the added value a supplier may bring through size / scale, geographical spread, innovation etc.

As an independent managing agent, Acacia is one of the few companies that can provide a truly independent approach to procuring all services at ‘best value for money’ on behalf of of our clients.  This approach is based on the following fundamentals:

  • Independent of all suppliers in the marketplace
  • Detailed knowledge of service providers across all sectors
  • Having the correct skill set within our procurement team
  • Engaging with approved suppliers rather than preferred suppliers
  • Reviewing new entrants to the marketplace
  • Utilising benchmarking
  • Utilising economies of scale

    Contact Us

    David O'Brien
    Managing Director
    T +353 86 618 2607

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