Sellafield Ltd has announced the preferred bidders for the Design Services Alliance contract as the Progressive alliance led by Babcock and Scott Wilson URS and AXIOM a joint venture between Jacobs, Amec, Assystem and Mott MacDonald.
Final contract award, of up to 15 years, will take place following the standard period of contract considerations.
This is a significant milestone in the way Sellafield Ltd does business and it is the first true alliance style framework contract with our supply chain, which bring certainty and security to the supply chain at all levels for both tier two and three. This certainty will allow long term investment in local infrastructure and resources.
The new alliance partners have been chosen to support Sellafield Ltd by providing specialist design, engineering and safety case assessment services.
Commenting on this contract Todd Wright, NMP sponsored Managing Director for Sellafield Ltd, said “Effective supply chain engagement through long term collaborative alliances is key to Sellafield Ltd delivering and exceeding commitments made in our performance plan”.
This coupled with a recently introduced supply chain engagement framework with our local authorities will allow better oversight on socio-economic opportunities and challenges for our local stakeholders and supply chain.