About us

South East Consortium (SEC) is a not for profit organisation working with the public sector.

We provide flexible, compliant procurement solutions of the highest quality, including a core framework offer and bespoke tendering. We currently have 30 Members, who collectively manage 250,000 properties, but also work with a number of Guest users from registered providers across the country.

Mission and Vision

Our mission statement is:

Delivering flexible procurement solutions that save you time and money by understanding your needs

Our vision statement is:

Increase framework usage by offering an enhanced service enabling us to grow and develop as a business

History

2005

SEC is established in response to the Government’s agenda to achieve efficiencies through the adoption of good practice in the procurement of goods and services.

2006

Framework Agreements are decided as the best vehicle for SEC to use for collaborative procurements.

2007

The first SEC framework, Internal and External Building Works, is awarded.

2008

Gas Servicing and Heating Installations framework is awarded.

2010

Gravesham Borough Council join to become the 17th Member organisation.

2012

New Build and Consultancy frameworks are launched.

2013

SEC now have 10 frameworks and 19 Member organisations.

2015

Three new frameworks awarded in quick succession: Heating and Property Efficiency; Internal and External Building Works and Access Control.

2016

Collective Member stock count passes 250,000.

2017

Our Annual Conference is relaunched with 385 delegates in attendance.

2018

Frameworks for Fire Consultancy and Fire Remedial Works procured in response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

South East Consortium Team

Delivering flexible procurement solutions that save you time and money by understanding your needs.