2. What are typical procurement timelines and do you have a sample timeline?

Typical procurement timelines are:

  • 5 months from start up to publishing the RFP, plus
  • 2 months for proponents/bidders to respond, plus
  • 1.5 months to evaluate the RFP, sign a contract/issue purchase orders, plus
  • 10 months to prepare the sites, acquire and set up equipment and develop/deliver P&E for the conversion to a new contract.

Read the CIF Tender Time Blog  for more information on procurement timing and download a sample procurement timeline spreadsheet here: Sample Timeline


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