Improving how we attract, connect and equip procurement professionals, and other agency staff doing procurement, to deliver procurement for the future. Developing smarter and more accessible practices, making it easier for agencies and all businesses to do their mahi.
Our goal is that agencies can make good procurement decisions for rapid delivery and ensure greater value for both agencies and suppliers. While smaller or newer agencies and suppliers will be supported to grow their capabilities.
These projects develop ways to reduce unnecessary duplication and red tape in procurement processes, so that agencies and suppliers have more time to focus on outcomes, innovations and priorities. This encourages innovation and helps New Zealand’s businesses to develop and grow, and to win government contracts.
A government procurement competency framework that covers skills and competencies for the full procurement cycle, including cultural competency, will help procurement professionals respond to changing priorities. This will be boosted by a continuous improvement framework to encourage agency staff to keep looking for innovative ways to create value and improve procurement processes. These frameworks will help build more trusting relationships across the system.