PPOA CORPORATE PROFILE
Background Who we are The Public Procurement Oversight Authority is the organization responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Public Procurement & Disposal Act, 2005 and its regulations. Our key objective is to ensure public procurement is undertaken in an open, fair, transparent and competitive manner. Our Vision To be the leading public procurement and disposal regulator globally Our mission To enhance national socio-economic development by facilitating and ensuring the implementation of an effective and efficient public procurement and disposal system.
Our Mandate The PPOA is mandated with the responsibility of: Ensuring that procurement procedures established under the Act are complied with Monitoring the procurement system and reporting on its overall functioning Initiating public procurement policy Assisting in the implementation and operation of the public procurement system by: Preparing and distributing manuals and standard tender documents, Providing advice and assistance to procuring entities, and Develop, promote and support training and professional development of staff involved in procurement
Our role in achievement of Vision 2030 Procurement is an integral function of public financial management system and PPOA is enabler under the economic pillar in the achievement of Vision 2030. The implementation of Vision 2030 will entail huge procurement of goods, works and services by procuring entities. As the Government undertakes these projects, PPOA through its mandate oversees; The proper utilization of the resources allocated Ensure timely implementation of projects and Ensure the Government achieves value for money. PPOA strives to build capacity of all procuring entities by undertaking procurement reviews, training and advising with emphasis on those implementing the Vision 2030 flagship projects.
Other Institutions under PPAD,2005 Public Procurement Advisory Board The role of the Board is to advice the PPOA on its activities, to approve its budget and to appoint the Director General. Public Procurement Administrative Review Board This Board was formed to handle complaints in relation to tenders. Their role is to settle disputes that may arise as a result of a disputed tendering process. All cases must be presented to the Board within 14 days from the notification of award or an occurrence of a breach in the procurement process before a contract is signed. At any stage including instances where contracts have been signed, an aggrieved party may lodge a complaint to the Director General PPOA to investigate. All cases submitted to the board are resolved within 30 days from the date of filing. However those not satisfied with the resolution of the Board may seek redress at the High Court.
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