How do you answer a question about conflict of interest in a tender?
Customers ask you to declare any actual or potential conflict of interest in a tender to make sure their procurement process is fair and not compromised.
Most tenders ask you to declare if you have any actual or potential conflicts of interest. If you have nothing to declare, you can write “No actual or potential conflicts of interest”.
However sometimes tenders also ask you to describe how you manage conflicts, even if you have none to declare.
Large organisations with their own legal teams usually have policies and registers to formally manage conflict of interest situations, but how do small businesses respond to this type of question?
This download provides a sample response for businesses to use when asked to describe how you will manage a conflict of interest.
Copy and paste straight into your answer to make sure you score well in the evaluation.
If you have any further questions about conflicts of interest, you can send in your question and I will provide a draft response.