About Us

Our Role

Procurement is a branch of the Department of Internal Services. We manage the high value procurement process for government departments, the Nova Scotia Health Authority and the IWK.

We provide guidance to agencies, boards and commissions as well as greater public sector including municipalities, academic institutions and schools.

We also educate suppliers on selling to government and host webinars and events throughout the year to share information.

Our staff provide knowledge and expertise to our clients as they seek unique, creative, sustainable procurement solutions for complex business needs. We provide outreach and education to our supplier community encouraging them to become part of the public procurement equation.

 

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