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04-02-2015

Minister of State Harris, with special responsibility for Public Procurement, welcomed the opening of the new Tender Advisory Service (TAS) from next Monday (02-February).  Minister Harris noted,

“This Service, coming soon after the launch of 2015 Action Plan for Jobs, is an enabling measure to various supporting actions set out...

28-01-2015

Tender Advisory Service (TAS) Pilot Scheme Operational  from  1st February 2015

13-01-2015

The procurement.ie website carries information about centralised contracts and frameworks that are in place from which public bodies can buy. With a view to making this information available to our customer departments/agencies in an accessible and consistent way, the OGP is in the process of updating and standardising how this information is...

23-12-2014

The OGP Target Schedule of Contracts and Frameworks 2015 is intended to provide an indication, by quarter, of when the Office of Government Procurement (OGP) expects to have particular contracts and frameworks in place for public sector bodies. All OGP procurement activity will be...

18-12-2014

Simon Harris T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for Public Procurement, today (17-Dec-2014) announced a Framework Agreement for training to support implementation of the new Freedom of Information (FOI) Act.  At today’s announcement, Minister Harris said:

“This new Agreement will deliver significant savings for the...

17-12-2014

Announcing a new Tender Advisory Service (TAS) Simon Harris, T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for Public Procurement stated, “given the €8 billion spent annually by Government on goods and services, we must ensure suppliers engaging with contracting authorities are treated in a fair, transparent and professional manner....

05-12-2014

The OGP took away two top awards the National Procurement Awards on 4 December 2014.

The Government Chief Procurement Officer and CEO of the Office of Government Procurement, Paul Quinn, was named Procurement Leader of the Year 2014. Accepting the award, Paul Quinn said “The reform of public procurement is a challenging...

13-11-2014

SMEs need to be encouraged to avail of the €12 billion public procurement market.  That was the message from InterTradeIreland at the annual ‘Meet the Buyer’ event at CityWest in Dublin today (12th November 2014). The event, attended by a record 1,000 small and medium enterprises and 150 buyers from across the public sector, north and...

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