This professional statement and guidance note discusses facility management procurement routes and processes open to organisations. It provides information and guidance on the various factors that need to be considered throughout a procurement process. This includes activities and key decisions during planning, procurement and post-procurement.
It is aimed at professionals who have already decided to outsource FM services, be they single sourced, bundled or TFM/IFM services, or those who have previously outsourced services and are engaging in a re-procurement process.
Erratum: Although originally published on 25 July 2018 this professional statement has since been reissued to address the following:
Please ensure you have downloaded the most recent version, published 27 September 2018. Unfortunately, this means that any printed copies from the original launch event do not reflect these amendments.
In July, RICS and IFMA published the Professional Statement on the Procurement of Facility Management. Author and Director at PwC, Derrick Tate, shares his insight into the value of raising standards in Facilities Management.