wher negotiated tendering is adopted the client and a preferred contractor will enter a contract through direct negotiation.
this method is ideal where the work is of a unique nature and the client is confident that there is only one contractor suitable to udertake the work
or where the client has a strong preferance to use a particular contractor
Negotiated tendering does not facilitaye competition in the tender process but the client, to ensure a cometitive price is negititad, can use cetain checks.
the distinct advantage to both the contractor and the client is that tendering costs are minimized. the method is frequently used amongst private sector limit
the use of this method to project of a unique nature.