Procurement

Procurement

Assist in the formulation of policies and standards on public procurement and to ensure compliance by all procuring entities to procurement contracts; Provide interpretation of the Act and other instruments governing the procurement process; Issue out standard forms of contract and standard bidding documents for mandatory use by all Miniseries, Departments and Agencies including Local Councils; Assist MDAs including Local Councils in the preparation of annual procurement plans;

The department also provides professional advice in the management of works contracts and training of Procurement officers in all MDAs on public procurement practices and procedures in Benin; Provide technical guidance to procuring entities in establishing procurement structures in accordance with the Public Procurement Act 2016; Visitations to various work sites to ascertain the status of civil works all over the country; Provide Help Desk, giving technical support for the reviewing of all procurement actions in accordance with the public procurement Act 2016 by all MDAs including Local Councils.