Stemming from its philosophy that suppliers are key partners in the implementation of its strategy, the improvement of its services and creation of value and interest for its customers, Abu Dhabi Digital Authority follows a systematic method to benefit the most from its external partnerships through the identification of prominent suppliers, who have the required experience to reduce expenditures to the minimum and increase profits at the same time.
To achieve this, the Authority conducts a prior assessment, in addition to the suppliers' commitment, to ensure the delivery of goods and services that are needed in accordance with the given specifications; this condition is considered accepted once the purchase order was received by the supplier.
Working towards enabling information technology and executing its agenda at the level of Abu Dhabi Government to move the Emirate forward to a knowledge-based economy, ADDA ensures that the supplier has the technical equipment, which enables him accomplish the Authority's requirements in a timely manner and meet the Authority’s growth.
Before supplying services to the Authority, it is important to note the following terms:
- The supplier should have the full authority to negotiate and confirm an agreement.
- The supplier should clearly inform Abu Dhabi Digital Authority of his status before accepting any purchase order or contract.
- Accepted purchase orders are considered confirmed agreements once the supplier agrees to it.
- All prices are considered confirmed and not subject to negotiation after a purchase order is submitted unless the agreement includes a clause permitting price changes.
- In case of changes in the cost, a request to increase prices should be submitted along with documented proof of added costs for approval by the appropriate authorised buyer.
- Suppliers must agree to reduce prices when they experience cost reductions in order to maintain competitive pricing.