13 March 2019, The Titanic Hotel, Belfast


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GO Awards Northern Ireland 2018/19 – Finalists

With the 2018/19 winners announced at the Titanic Hotel, Belfast on the afternoon of Wednesday 14th March, the finalists for the 2018/19 season included huge names from across the public and private sectors, all competing to win a coveted GO Award.

Last year’s finalists were chosen by the GO Awards Northern Ireland Judging Panel, which consisted of key figures from within UK procurement including Roger Pollen, Head of External Affairs at FSB NI, Nikki Bell, Head of Procurement and Commercial Policy & Project Assurance at Scottish Government and Mary McKee, Strategic Advisor at Buy Social. All members of last year’s judging panel can be viewed here.

GO Buy Social/Sustainable Procurement Award

Sponsored by;

  • Central Procurement Directorate (in conjunction with South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust and GRAHAM-BAM Healthcare Partnership)
  • Clanmil Housing Group
  • Department for Infrastructure, AECOM, Graham Farrans Joint Venture, ARUP, Roughan & O’Donovan, Linesight
  • Department for the Economy
  • Farrans Construction
  • Henry Brothers Ltd
  • Northern Ireland Water Ltd
  • Turkington Construction (JH Turkington and Sons Ltd)
  • Whistl
  • Woodvale Construction Company Ltd

GO Procurement Innovation / Initiative of the Year Award

Sponsored by;

  • Business Services Organisation (BSO) Procurement and Logistics Service (PaLS)
  • Central Procurement Directorate (CPD)
  • Extern
  • Northern Ireland Water Ltd, InvestNI, Irish Water
  • Southern Regional College – Armagh
  • Translink

GO Procurement Team of the Year Award

Sponsored by;

  • Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council
  • Central Procurement Directorate, Supplies and Services Division
  • Northern Ireland Water Ltd
  • The Consumer Council for Northern Ireland
  • Translink

GO Best Service Award

Sponsored by;

  • Clonallon Laboratories Ltd
  • Continu Ltd
  • Corporate Catering Services Northern Ireland
  • Farrans Construction
  • FIN Maintenance Ltd working with Northern Ireland Water Ltd
  • Heyn Engineering (NI) Ltd and Northern Ireland Water Ltd
  • Inspire Wellbeing
  • Turkington Construction (JH Turkington and Sons Ltd) for entry DAERA Ballykelly
  • Turkington Construction (JH Turkington and Sons Ltd) for entry NI Health Trust Projects
  • Whistl
  • Woodvale Construction Company Ltd