SME Gateway provides SME Members access to new business opportunities that allow them to grow either through individually resource provision and/or as part of a managed collaborative multi-company team of SMEs delivering projects.
For clients SME Gateway is a ‘Prime’ (Tier 1 organisation) delivering results through direct access to over 420 Australian Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) including specialist resourcing companies all contractually linked to us through the ‘SME Gateway Relationship Agreement’.
We do not compete for work against our SMEs, but utilises Members with the required skills, competencies and experience to deliver the work. The integration of SMEs with our management and governance framework ensure both successful project delivery and true value for money for our clients.
Our objectives are:
To provide our clients a single source, simple, effective ‘Prime’ with full contractual responsibility, delivering clients 'best for client/VFM outcomes';
To bring our SME Member’s real business opportunities and allowing them to function as a ‘direct’ supplier with full brand/organisation recognition by the client; and
Deliver major or complex project/requirements via effective collaboration of a number of SMEs under a single management and governance framework.
Our role is:
To provide our members maximum opportunity to work with Government at all levels;
To provide Government single point managed access to a wide range of SMEs processing critical skills and resources;
To ensure all deed obligations, insurance and legal requirements are met; and
To provide SMEs tendering support, mentoring, governance, contract and financial management allowing our Members access to work either as a single entity or a collaborative team.
SME Gateway is more than an access point, we provide the management control, governance and single point contractual responsibility.
We provide Members access to opportunities and Government access to high value SME capability to meet their project and operational needs.