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FOCUS AREAS: Purchasing, Contract Administration, Vendor Management, Socioeconomic Programs

 

DESCRIPTION:

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.

PRESENTATION OBJECTIVES:

 

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

  • and more!

INTENDED AUDIENCE:

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  

 

COST:               FREE!!!!!