About Us

Our Role

Procurement is a branch of Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services. Our staff provide knowledge and expertise to our clients as they seek unique, creative, sustainable procurement solutions for complex business needs. We oversee the Nova Scotia Sustainable Procurement Policy and manage the high value procurement process for government departments, the Nova Scotia Health Authority and the IWK.

We guide agencies, boards and commissions as well as the greater public sector including municipalities, academic institutions and schools in their procurement efforts.

We provide outreach and education to our supplier community encouraging them to become part of the public procurement equation. We also deliver sustainable procurement education to our internal client department as well as those in the MASH sector.

Our Vision

To be the leader in government procurement services and delivery.

 

Our Mission

To ensure the Province's requirements for Goods, Services and Construction are achieved through integrating an innovative approach in all procurement efforts resulting in:

  • Responsible management of public resources
  • Clear client focus
  • Adoption of continuous improvement practices
  • Optimized sourcing solutions through enhanced category management and strategic sourcing practices
  • Transparency, compliance and sustainability
  • Accountability to all stakeholders
  • Adherence to the highest standards of ethical conduct

 

Our Team

Business Intelligence

  • Data Analytics
  • E-Procurement System Integration and Support

Corporate Strategy

  • Policy Development/Compliance
  • Sustainable Procurement
  • Procurement Engagement

Procurement Operations

  • Clinical
  • Construction/Fleet
  • Goods and Services
  • IT