You can use the Digital Marketplace to find a specialist, such as a developer or a user researcher, for a specific piece of work.
You need to write ‘requirements’ to describe the work and tell suppliers to provide a specialist. The specialist can’t work for you outside the scope of your written requirements.
Before you start
- You can talk to suppliers to prepare your requirements.
Download list of suppliers.
- Get budget approval.
Write and publish your requirements
- Write your requirements and say how you’re going to evaluate specialists.
- Publish your requirements and evaluation criteria so suppliers can apply for the work. This information will be published on the Digital Marketplace where anyone can see it.
Answer supplier questions
- Post all supplier questions and answers on the Digital Marketplace.
- Shortlist and evaluate specialists’ applications.
- Award a contract to the specialist that best meets your needs.
The buying process should take around 4 weeks.
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