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Multi-Disciplinary (MDC)

The Multi Disciplinary Consultancy (MDC) services framework agreement has been extended for a maximum period of 12 months, until 27 March 2012.  Customers can therefore continue to place orders for the duration of the extension.  Any orders placed during the period of the extension must be completed within 6 months of the framework end date.  For further information please contact Customer Service Desk on 0345 410 2222.

There are six core disciplines that are commonly required for transformational projects:

  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • ICT
  • Procurement
  • Programme and project management
  • Strategy formulation and implementation

The Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy (MDC) service provides these in one service and will be of interest to customers who wish to source from a single consultancy supplier.

Customers are able to employ these MDC services from the early stages of a project right through the project’s entire lifecycle.

The consultant’s role includes provision of advice, guidance and support across a variety of disciplines.

Key benefits of using the service

  • Best practice procurement
  • Value for money – competitive benchmarked rates fixed for 2 years
  • Legislative compliance – with EU and UK regulations minimising risk of challenge
  • Collaboration and partnership – consultation across the public sector
  • Efficiency of completing procurements in a shorter timescale
  • Wide choice of suppliers – rigorously assessed across Small to Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) and Public Buying Organisations (PBO) and includes some niche specialisms
  • Easy ordering process
  • Guidance available

How to use the service

  • You will need to be registered and logged on to the website to access all the information available
  • Use the left hand menu links or the image at the bottom of the page to view the summary of the framework agreement and a list of all the suppliers plus more information about them

Please note the catalogue rates quoted on the Multi-disciplinary Consultancy Framework are based on a 7.5 hour day unless otherwise stated.  In the event of a further competition these already competitive prices may be reduced further.