The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer absorbed two functional areas from the previous Specialists Functions division. i.e. Supply Chain Policy norms & standards and Contract Management. The newly established Office of the Chief Procurement Officer is made up of the following sections.
Policy & Legal
To manage and maintain the relevant regulatory environment for government procurement practices.
To effectively manage government transversal contracts so that cost savings and also socio-economic objectives are achieved.
Governance, Monitoring and Compliance
To oversee and monitor government sector procurement practices to ensure compliance within the regulatory framework.
To research, develop and implement strategic procurement practices so that cost savings and socio-economic objectives are achieved.
Information and Communication Technology
To design and implement effective systems to improve government procurement practices.
Stakeholders & Clients Management
Provides engagement platforms and environment for SCM developments for internal and external stakeholders/clients.
Aims to provide regulatory instruments issued through the PFMA and MFMA to support infrastructure procurement and improve the outcomes of infrastructure projects.