Selection based on Consultant's Qualifications (CQS)
Under CQS, you first request expression of interest (EOI) and qualification relating to the experience and competence of the consultants relevant to your assignment. You then evaluate the information, shortlist and select the firm with the best qualifications. You then send the RFP to the selected consultant and negotiate the contract.
You should adapt CQS method when:
CQS method can substantially reduce the process cost for us as well as the consultants and the time required to hire a consultant as well.
Type of assignments for which this method is adopted
You should use CQS when the assignment involves: