24 April 2018, Manchester

CELEBRATING EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

National GO Awards 2017/18 – Winners Announced!

The Winners and Highly Commended entrants for the UK National Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards 2017/18 were announced at a glittering black-tie ceremony at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate on Tuesday, 21 March 2017.National GO Awards 2017/18 - Winners & Highly Commended

Hosted by TV presenter Sarah Heaney, the Awards were a glittering finale to the North of England’s Festival of Procurement, which kicked off earlier in the day at Procurex England North 2017 at Manchester Central.

 

With submissions whittled down to just over 150 finalists and the ceremony sold out two weeks in advance, this really was the hottest ticket in procurement and saw some fantastic organisations go head to head to win a coveted, new for 2017, GO Awards trophy.

 

You can view all the finalists here and the judging panel here. Please see the full Winners and Highly Commended recipients below.

National GO Awards 2017/18 - Winners & Highly Commended

GO Sustainable Procurement Award – Sponsored by Delta eSourcing

Winner

NHS Lothian with IHS Lothian, Multiplex Construction Europe Ltd & Bouygues E&S FM

Highly Commended

City of Edinburgh Council

GO Contract Management Initiative of the Year Award - Sponsored by LHC

Winner

Peterborough Highway Services

Highly Commended

Met Office

GO Best Customer Engagement Award - Sponsored by Mercato Solutions

Winner

St Helens Council

Highly Commended

North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium

GO Collaboration Award - Health - Sponsored by Lyreco

Winner

NHS Arden & GEM Commissioning Support Unit in partnership with South Central and West CSU, North of England CSU & North East London CSU

Highly Commended

NHS Clinical Evaluation Team

GO Collaboration Award - Local & Central - Sponsored by Lyreco

Winner

City of Wolverhampton Council, University of Wolverhampton & Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust

Highly Commended

AGMA Procurement Hub

GO Collaboration Award - Other - Sponsored by Lyreco

Winner

South Wales Police, Dyfed-Powys Police & Gwent Police

Highly Commended

STAR Procurement and EMSCU & The Police ICT Company

GO Procurement Innovation / Initiative of the Year Award – Buyer - Health – Sponsored by P4H

Winner

North of England Commissioning Support, NHS England & West Yorkshire - Finding Independence

Highly Commended

Business Services Organisation

GO Procurement Innovation / Initiative of the Year Award – Buyer - Local & Central – Sponsored by NWG Business

Winner

Slough Borough Council - Adult Social Care Commissioning

Highly Commended

City of Edinburgh Council

GO Procurement Innovation / Initiative of the Year Award – Buyer - Other – Sponsored by NWG Business

Winner

Scottish Prison Service

Highly Commended

Scotland Excel

GO Best Innovative Solution - Supplier - Sponsored by Excel

Winner

Ingenica Solutions & Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

GO Best Employment Initiative Award - Sponsored by Epson

Winner

City and County of Swansea

Highly Commended

North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium

GO Best Service Award - Local & Health – Sponsored by Stannah Lift Services

Winner

Kibble Education and Care Centre

GO Best Service Award - Private & Other – Sponsored by Stannah Lift Services

Winner

APS Group Scotland & Scottish Procurement and Commercial Directorate

GO Procurement Team of the Year Award - Health – Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Limited

Winner

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

Highly Commended

South, Central and West Commissioning Support and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

GO Procurement Team of the Year Award - Local & Central – Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Limited

Winner

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

Highly Commended

Department for Work and Pensions

GO Procurement Team of the Year Award - Other – Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Limited

Winner

Transport Scotland

Highly Commended

HS2 Ltd

GO Procurement Leadership of the Year Award - Sponsored by Lloyds Bank / mastercard

Winner

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

Highly Commended

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service