Can you please point me in the right direction, looking for a theme whereby my clients have the ability of load an opportuinity or request for quotation (RFQ). I then invite selected companies to bid on these works or when RFQ is available, selected contractors are notified via an automated email.
You won’t find that out of the box in a stock marketplace.
There may be a plugin out there that helps with this, or else creating a submission form is easy enough but the back end part whereby suppliers are registered and potentially alerted is not going to be a simple build and is likely to require custom development.
You can look at hiring freelance help at www.envato.com but obviously this will require more budget