Use our guide to make sure you're following procurement best practice.
Our guide details an end-to-end approach to strategic procurement: from the high-level strategic thinking and business planning, through to the operational aspects of sourcing a supplier and managing the contract.
1. Check if a collaborative contract already exists
Before initiating a new procurement, check the contract register to see if there's an existing contract your agency could join.
2. Look for opportunities to collaborate
If there's no existing contract, check the future procurement opportunities (FPOs) on GETS to see if any other agencies have similar needs and could share the costs and administration of the procurement.
The 'Demystifying Procurement' course on Hīkina provides an interactive approach to the stages of procurement described in this guide. You need to be registered on Hīkina to access the course.
Looking for 'Mastering Procurement'? This document has been retired. You can find all the procurement guidance you need in the guide above.
For a copy of Mastering Procurement (published 2011), contact us.