DC Office of Contracting and Procurement

DC Office of Contracting and Procurement DC Office of Contracting & Procurement (OCP) manages the purchase of $5.6 billion in goods, services and construction annually, on behalf of over 78 District agencies.

The Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP), under the direction of the Chief Procurement Officer, was established by DC law in 1997 and provides contracting services for selected agencies and offices in the District. The mission of OCP is to partner with vendors and District agencies to purchase quality goods and services in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost while ensuring that all purchasing actions are conducted fairly and impartially. OCP manages the purchase of $4.4 billion in goods, services and construction annually, on behalf of over 76 District agencies. In its authority under the Procurement Practices Reform Act of 2010 (PPRA), OCP is responsible for both establishing procurement processing standards that conform to regulations, and monitoring the effectiveness of procurement service delivery. Procurement processing and management is executed by procurement professionals who are assigned to agency worksites to directly collaborate with program staff throughout the entire procurement process. OCP core services include the DC Supply Schedule, Purchase card (P-Card) program, and the surplus property disposition and re-utilization program. OCP’s learning and certification programs support on-going development of staff proficiency and procurement service quality. The Office of Contracting and Procurement is organized in to the following divisions: Procurement procures goods and services on behalf of the agencies and programs under OCP’s authority according to District laws and regulations.The procurement staff is organized into the following units: - Government Operations - Public Safety - Health Services - Human Services - Homeless/Youth Human Services - Transportation Infrastructure - Information Technology - Public Works and Fleet Services - Simplified/DC Supply Schedules/P-Card - Procurement Operations - Acquisition Management Training – facilitates general procurement education for procurement professionals and program agency staff through the Procurement Training Institute. The Institute develops and delivers the curriculum for the District Procurement Certification Program (DPCP) as required by the Procurement Practices Reform Act of 2010 (PPRA). Operations – provides a range of oversight, administrative, and customer service support for the Office of Contracting and Procurement and customer agencies. This division contains the following 6 activities: - Human Resources Management - provides human resource management services that position the Office of Contracting and Procurement to attract, develop and retain a well-qualified and diverse workforce. OHR works to advance the agency’s mission, vision, and strategic priorities through its most valuable resource - its people. - Procurement Integrity and Compliance – conducts internal audits and reports its internal audit findings to key stakeholders within the agency; serves as the primary lead for OCP in support of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and Single Audit, and performs operational assessments of procurement processes and functions for agencies and teams under the authority of the District’s Chief Procurement Officer. Business Operations –provides a range of operational support including data mining, reporting and analysis, project management, and coordination with program agencies for major agency initiatives. - Customer Service and Communications – engages with OCP’s key stakeholders including customer agencies, industry, Council, and District residents. - Procurement Technology – provides consultative and technical support to agencies, vendors, and OCP procurement professionals, including user training and report generation; works closely with senior management and the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) to implement the latest technologies to promote transparency and accountability to achieve the best results. The OCP IT team also administers the Procurement Automated Support System (PASS). - Performance Management -- develops policies and procedures to help employees and other stakeholders work toward common goals, establish intended outcomes/results, and adjust the organization’s priorities in response to a changing environment. Business Resources and Support Services provides a wide range of mission-critical services to OCP divisions and the agency’s customers. This division executes agency acquisitions, maintains facilities including risk management, and administers the OCP fleet management program. Further, this division manages the District’s property disposal program, and in collaboration with OCP’s Procurement Division, coordinates acquisition efforts during declared emergencies. This division includes the following two activities: - Surplus Property provides surplus property management, re-utilization, and disposal services to District agencies; and - Support Services provides agency acquisition services and facilities management; coordinates acquisition efforts during declared emergencies; manages transportation assets designated for District surplus activities; and administers OCP’s record management program. OCP is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm The office is located at One Judiciary Square, 441 4th Street, NW, Suite 700S. The main phone number for the agency is (202) 727-0252.

Mission: The mission of the DC Office of Contracting & Procurement (OCP) is to partner with vendors and District agencies to purchase quality goods and services in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost while ensuring that all purchasing actions are conducted fairly and impartially.

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441 4th Street, NW; 330S
Washington D.C., DC
20001

Located on the WMATA Red Line at Judiciary Square Stop

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30
Thursday 08:30 - 16:30
Friday 09:00 - 16:30

Telephone

(202) 727-0252

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Welcome To The Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP)

The Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP), under the direction of the Chief Procurement Officer, was established by DC law in 1997 and provides contracting services for selected agencies and offices in the District. The mission of OCP is to partner with vendors and District agencies to purchase quality goods and services in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost while ensuring that all purchasing actions are conducted fairly and impartially. OCP manages the purchase of $5.6 billion in goods, services and construction annually, on behalf of over 76 District agencies. In its authority under the Procurement Practices Reform Act of 2010 (PPRA), OCP is responsible for both establishing procurement processing standards that conform to regulations, and monitoring the effectiveness of procurement service delivery. Procurement processing and management is executed by procurement professionals who are assigned to agency worksites to directly collaborate with program staff throughout the entire procurement process. OCP core services include the DC Supply Schedule, Purchase card (P-Card) program, and the surplus property disposition and re-utilization program. OCP’s learning and certification programs support on-going development of staff proficiency and procurement service quality. The Office of Contracting and Procurement is organized in to the following divisions: Procurement procures goods and services on behalf of the agencies and programs under OCP’s authority according to District laws and regulations.The procurement staff is organized into the following units: - Government Operations - Public Safety - Health Services - Human Services - Homeless/Youth Human Services - Transportation Infrastructure - Information Technology - Public Works and Fleet Services - Simplified/DC Supply Schedules/P-Card - Procurement Operations - Acquisition Management Training – facilitates general procurement education for procurement professionals and program agency staff through the Procurement Training Institute. The Institute develops and delivers the curriculum for the District Procurement Certification Program (DPCP) as required by the Procurement Practices Reform Act of 2010 (PPRA). Operations – provides a range of oversight, administrative, and customer service support for the Office of Contracting and Procurement and customer agencies. This division contains the following 6 activities: - Human Resources Management - provides human resource management services that position the Office of Contracting and Procurement to attract, develop and retain a well-qualified and diverse workforce. OHR works to advance the agency’s mission, vision, and strategic priorities through its most valuable resource - its people. - Procurement Integrity and Compliance – conducts internal audits and reports its internal audit findings to key stakeholders within the agency; serves as the primary lead for OCP in support of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and Single Audit, and performs operational assessments of procurement processes and functions for agencies and teams under the authority of the District’s Chief Procurement Officer. Business Operations –provides a range of operational support including data mining, reporting and analysis, project management, and coordination with program agencies for major agency initiatives. - Customer Service and Communications – engages with OCP’s key stakeholders including customer agencies, industry, Council, and District residents. - Procurement Technology – provides consultative and technical support to agencies, vendors, and OCP procurement professionals, including user training and report generation; works closely with senior management and the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) to implement the latest technologies to promote transparency and accountability to achieve the best results. The OCP IT team also administers the Procurement Automated Support System (PASS). - Performance Management -- develops policies and procedures to help employees and other stakeholders work toward common goals, establish intended outcomes/results, and adjust the organization’s priorities in response to a changing environment. Business Resources and Support Services provides a wide range of mission-critical services to OCP divisions and the agency’s customers. This division executes agency acquisitions, maintains facilities including risk management, and administers the OCP fleet management program. Further, this division manages the District’s property disposal program, and in collaboration with OCP’s Procurement Division, coordinates acquisition efforts during declared emergencies. This division includes the following two activities: - Surplus Property provides surplus property management, re-utilization, and disposal services to District agencies; and - Support Services provides agency acquisition services and facilities management; coordinates acquisition efforts during declared emergencies; manages transportation assets designated for District surplus activities; and administers OCP’s record management program. OCP is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm The office is located at One Judiciary Square, 441 4th Street, NW, Suite 700S. The main phone number for the agency is (202) 727-0252.


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