The Procurement Toolkit provides agencies with strategies for implementing a program of procurement reform and identifying potential cost saving opportunities.
The Procurement Reform presentation provides an overview of the toolkit.
The toolkit is based on three inter-related activities or strategies that are central to an agency's efforts to reform its procurement practices and achieve genuine savings:
As well as providing an approach to addressing the above three activities, the toolkit covers better buying principles and associated recommendations that agencies should apply when procuring goods and services.
Finally, the toolkit includes a Self Assessment Template that agencies can use to monitor and assess their performance in implementing the reform agenda and achieving cost savings and efficiency improvements.
- Introductory Statement
- Eight Key Principles of Smarter Buying
- Spend Analysis Methodology
- User Guide
- Agency Procurement Planning
- Buyer Awareness
- Self Assessment Template
- Word template
- Fact Sheets
- Buying What You Need
- Optimising Use of CUAs
- Minimising Piecemeal Buying
- Consistent Policies and Processes
- Contract Management Practices