Debbie Metcalfe 

Debbie MetcalfeProcurement Consultant & Trainer, Achilles Information Limited

Debbie Metcalfe is a Procurement consultant and trainer at Achilles Information Limited.
Debbie is responsible for delivering EU Procurement training, advice and guidance in both the Public and Utility Sectors, focusing on a delivery programme of both bespoke in-house and open EU training courses.

Debbie has worked in several large NHS Trust in the West Midlands and for two NHS Group Purchasing Organisations at a senior level for over 15 years, having the experience of procuring products and complex multi-million pound services for over 90 NHS Trusts’ in the North West, West Midlands and North Central London. As a senior category manager Debbie has defined and developed EU compliant collaborative Procurement strategies delivering millions of pounds of sustained leveraged benefits for NHS customers.

Debbie is responsible for delivering EU Procurement training, advice and guidance in both the Public and Utility Sectors, focusing on a delivery programme of both in-house and open EU training courses. Debbie is an enthusiastic trainer and actively encourages debate and engagement during training sessions. Debbie has provided consultancy service with many organisations including the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) London and presented at the Palace of Westminster, the Global Revolution at Nottingham University and numerous CIPS branch events and conferences

Debbie has achieved a Master’s Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management (MSc), is MCIPS qualified and has also achieved a Masters of Laws in Public Procurement Law and Policy from the University of Nottingham under the direction of Professor Sue Arrowsmith.

Session Details

The Evaluation Process

The presentation will examine how to conduct a compliant evaluation process. The presentation will discuss an appropriate approach to scoring and moderation and the requirements of the evaluation panel, making reference to some key case law.

Benefits of attending:

  • Reduce the risk of a formal legal challenge regarding the evaluation process
  • Inform stakeholders who are part of the evaluation process of their role and responsibilities
  • Provide delegates with a best practice approach to evaluation