FOCUS AREAS: Purchasing, Contract Administration, Vendor Management, Socioeconomic Programs
The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Department is the primary agency responsible for purchasing and e-sourcing matters for supplies and services necessary for the efficient operation of all City departments. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Department works jointly with the various City departments in developing bid specifications, scopes of work and is responsible for facilitating the bidding and contract awarding process.
In addition to the above, the Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Department is responsible for monitoring annual contracts, contract administration, issuing and approving purchase orders. The Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Department also provides internal and external workshops and trainings focused on various topics.
In this presentation, you will:
Learn information on what the City procures
Understand how the City of El Paso Procures Goods & Services
Learn where to find bidding opportunities
Understand how to become a vendor
Identify the requirements for Hire El Paso First
Learn about the EP MarketPlace
This presentation targets the following audience:
Businesses or representatives of businesses interested in learning more about bidding opportunities and seeking to engage as vendors with the City of El Paso.
Individuals involved in procurement that are employed by governing entities and other organizations such as school districts, universities, colleges, publicly-owned utilities, transportation providers, and other publicly-funded or created entities.
Individuals not directly involved in procurement roles but that have an interest in understanding how the City of El Paso procures Goods & Services
The General Public interested in learning more about the City of El Paso’s Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing Department
WHAT: Doing Business with the City of El Paso
WHEN: June 24, 2021
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. MST