NEPO and Bloom working together

The neutral vendor managed service approach developed by NEPO and delivered by Bloom Procurement Services, benefitting both buyers and suppliers.

Our neutral vendor managed service brings benefits to buyers and suppliers of professional services

We help clients source the suppliers they need from a perpetual supply chain through our outcomes-based managed service.

  • Developed by NEPO

    NEPRO was established in 2012 by NEPO to help public sector buyers appoint and manage specialist professional services.

  • Delivered by Bloom Procurement Services

    Bloom was appointed to deliver the NEPRO3 solution following a competitive tender process in 2019. The framework is live until 2027.

NEPO: Shaped by Public Sector insight

NEPO’s procurement solutions are the result of extensive consultation with the public sector, suppliers and end users, so that positive outcomes are delivered in the communities they serve.

  • Governance

    NEPO is governed by the twelve North East Local Authorities.

  • Portfolio

    NEPO has over 70 procurement solutions covering a range of categories, including construction, energy, facilities management, fleet, food, ICT, social care, and professional services available to North East local authorities and any UK public sector organisation.

  • NEPRO3 

    A framework developed by NEPO specifically for professional services. Originally established in 2012, it’s now in its third iteration, NEPRO3.

Meet the team

Bloom Procurement Services Ltd is the proud delivery partner to NEPRO3

With a vision to drive change in the way the world buys professional services.

Bloom Procurement
  • Outcomes

    Bloom specialises in bringing together a community of buyers and suppliers with their outcomes-based philosophy to achieve better results.

  • Focus

    By focussing on the ultimate outcome, Bloom delivers the services the buyer needs, and the changes they need to see.

  • Specialists

    Specialist client teams guide projects from the initial   specification to final delivery, providing as much support as needed to succeed.