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5 Post-tender Negotiations

Post-tender negotiations should be considered an important part of a purchasing strategy in government procurements of high value.

The aim of post-tender negotiations is to get the best outcome and commercial arrangements for the government. Negotiations should not just be seen as a process of selecting the lowest-priced, compliant bid.

Best Practice Guide 5: Post-tender Negotiations

Key information

Ministry of Finance has developed a series of guides on the procurement process and required documentation for government officers who purchase goods, services or works on behalf of the Government of Timor-Leste.

The Best Practice Guide 5: Post-tender Negotiations explains:

  • how and when to conduct post-tender negotiations when procuring goods, services and works for the Government of Timor-Leste, and
  • how to carry out these negotiations with consideration for probity and transparency.