Helpful Information and Forms for CPD Services

In this section public sector customers of Construction & Procurement Delivery (CPD) can download documents and templates which are helpful in your liaison with CPD as a customer. More documents will be added over time.

Direct Award Contract (DAC) Form

The DAC form is required for a customer requesting procurement advice from CPD in respect of a Direct Award Contract (also known as Single Tender Action).

For more information on Direct Award Contracts read DAO (DoF) 06/22 - Direct Award Contracts (

New Work Request and Existing Contract Work Request Forms

The New Work Request Form (WRNEW01) is used to initiate a new procurement for supplies or services. 

The Existing Contract Work Request Form (WREX01) is used to request advice from CPD Supplies and Services Division on an existing contract, or to facilitate a variation to the contract.

Guidance and templates for writing specifications

A helpful guidance document is available to advise you on the process of writing a specification; along with a general template for a supplies or services specification. A Specification Library is also available. If you would like to see a particular specification from this library please email:

Client Journey guide for supplies and services contracts

A helpful guidance document is available, explaining your role and responsibilities, and those of CPD, when preparing for a contract. 

Security Clearance Notification form

Many contracts involve contractors entering government buildings or working with government data. If this is the case, you must notify CPD of the appropriate level of security clearance that will be required by the contractor. 

Competitive Procedure with Negotiation

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Where to find more information

For more information on supplies and services contracts, contact the helpdesk on 028 9081 6031 (or extension 76031).

For more information on construction works and services contracts, contact the helpdesk on 028 9081 6555 (or extension 76555).

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