How to find and apply for opportunities at Sellafield.
Sellafield Ltd’s work at Sellafield can only be achieved through strong partnership with the supply chain.
Sellafield Ltd does not operate a preferred supplier list. Contract opportunities are awarded through open competition in line with the general European Treaty principles of non-discrimination, equal treatment and transparency in order to ensure we provide value for money to government.
Opportunities are also available for businesses to work indirectly as a subcontractor through our Tier 2 partners.
Information for current suppliers is published on Sellafield Ltd’s Management of Contractors portal. You will be asked to register on this system when you start working with Sellafield Ltd.
Find an opportunity with Sellafield Ltd
Current opportunities to do business with Sellafield Ltd are advertised in our Complete Tender Management (CTM) system and dependent on the value of the contract opportunity via the Official Journal of the European Union. Once you are registered on the system, you can use it to manage your tendering activities.
Opportunities are also listed in Contracts Finder.
The Sellafield Ltd Procurement Plan schedule gives details of recently awarded and upcoming procurements with a value over £100,000 over the next 3 years.
The Shared Services Alliance is an alliance of organisations who work together on procurements to meet common supply requirements related to nuclear decommissioning. A Collaborative Procurement Plan is produced once a quarter as a guide to upcoming procurements across the nuclear decommissioning estate.
Find an opportunity with Tier 2 suppliers
There can be opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and specialist suppliers to supply indirectly through our Tier 2 suppliers who have been awarded contracts or frameworks with Sellafield Ltd.
Many of these opportunities with Tier 2 suppliers are listed in Contracts Finder. You can also contact them directly to understand what opportunities are currently available with them.
SMEs - LINC with Sellafield Ltd
LINC with Sellafield Ltd is a scheme that encourages SMEs at local and national level to collaborate and deliver innovative solutions to the mission at Sellafield.
Work packages that set out some of the challenges we are addressing at Sellafield will be published on this page. SMEs that have registered on the scheme will be notified when new work packages are published and can submit proposals on how their organisations can help to meet the challenge described.
SMEs can submit proposals on their own or in collaboration with other registered SMEs. A list of registered organisations will be published from 2 November 2017.
On receiving the details of the challenge, SMEs will be able to use the list of registered companies and decide which company to collaborate with. Collaboration with another company isn’t essential but strongly encouraged.
How to register:
Registration is only open to SMEs. These are defined as a company that has fewer than 250 employees; and has either (a) an annual turnover not exceeding £50 million or (b) an annual balance sheet total not exceeding £43 million.
There is no closing date for registration.
Proposals submitted by companies who have not registered beforehand will not be considered.
LINC with Sellafield Ltd - Opportunity 1 (MS Word Document, 2.15MB)
Details of companies that have registered for LINC with Sellafield Ltd.
The list will be updated on a regular basis.
If your business has processes or engineering technologies that could support Sellafield Ltd’s work at Sellafield, please contact our supply team. The team can also answer questions, enquiries or issues about working with Sellafield Ltd.
Contact our supply chain team: firstname.lastname@example.org