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.
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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 pur

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 pur

Operating as usual

#DYK While contractors are debarred or suspended, the District will not solicit offers from, award contracts to, renew, ...
07/09/2021

#DYK While contractors are debarred or suspended, the District will not solicit offers from, award contracts to, renew, or otherwise extend contracts with, or consent to subcontracts with entities or individuals that appear on #DCOCP's Excluded Parties List.

#DYK While contractors are debarred or suspended, the District will not solicit offers from, award contracts to, renew, or otherwise extend contracts with, or consent to subcontracts with entities or individuals that appear on #DCOCP's Excluded Parties List.

Q: "Does @SmallBizDC grant reciprocity from other jurisdictions?"A: "No. The Certified Business Enterprise program is de...
07/08/2021

Q: "Does @SmallBizDC grant reciprocity from other jurisdictions?"

A: "No. The Certified Business Enterprise program is designed for District-based businesses only. Other certification programs do not comply with the legal requirements of the District's program."
#FAQ #SmallBizDC

Q: "Does @SmallBizDC grant reciprocity from other jurisdictions?"

A: "No. The Certified Business Enterprise program is designed for District-based businesses only. Other certification programs do not comply with the legal requirements of the District's program."
#FAQ #SmallBizDC

Q: "As a vendor, how do I add/remove a user in my E-Sourcing profile?"A: "Please contact the #DCOCP help desk at 202-724...
06/29/2021

Q: "As a vendor, how do I add/remove a user in my E-Sourcing profile?"

A: "Please contact the #DCOCP help desk at 202-724-4477 to add additional users. To remove a user, send an email from a company representative to [email protected] requesting the removal."
#FAQ

Q: "As a vendor, how do I add/remove a user in my E-Sourcing profile?"

A: "Please contact the #DCOCP help desk at 202-724-4477 to add additional users. To remove a user, send an email from a company representative to [email protected] requesting the removal."
#FAQ

Q: "If I have already submitted my DC Supply Schedule application on paper to #DCOCP, should I complete the online appli...
06/28/2021

Q: "If I have already submitted my DC Supply Schedule application on paper to #DCOCP, should I complete the online application?"

A: "No. If you submitted on paper, your application is being processed."
#DCOCP #FAQ #District #Procurement #SmallBizDC

Q: "If I have already submitted my DC Supply Schedule application on paper to #DCOCP, should I complete the online application?"

A: "No. If you submitted on paper, your application is being processed."
#DCOCP #FAQ #District #Procurement #SmallBizDC

Q: "How will I know who is assigned to process my DC Supply Schedule application?"A: "The contract specialist that is as...
06/25/2021

Q: "How will I know who is assigned to process my DC Supply Schedule application?"

A: "The contract specialist that is assigned to process your application will contact you within one (1) business day of your application submission." #DCOCP #FAQ

Q: "How will I know who is assigned to process my DC Supply Schedule application?"

A: "The contract specialist that is assigned to process your application will contact you within one (1) business day of your application submission." #DCOCP #FAQ

The DC Vendor Portal standardizes invoice processing across District agencies and improves the payment process for vendo...
06/24/2021

The DC Vendor Portal standardizes invoice processing across District agencies and improves the payment process for vendors doing business with the District. Visit http://bit.ly/dcvendorportal. For more information on #Procurement, visit http://ocp.dc.gov. #DCOCP

The DC Vendor Portal standardizes invoice processing across District agencies and improves the payment process for vendors doing business with the District. Visit http://bit.ly/dcvendorportal. For more information on #Procurement, visit http://ocp.dc.gov. #DCOCP

#DYK Vendors should complete e-Sourcing registration in the Procurement Automated Support System (PASS) and requests for...
06/22/2021

#DYK Vendors should complete e-Sourcing registration in the Procurement Automated Support System (PASS) and requests for solicitation event invitation should be done at least 48 hours before a bid submission is due. #DCOCP

#DYK Vendors should complete e-Sourcing registration in the Procurement Automated Support System (PASS) and requests for solicitation event invitation should be done at least 48 hours before a bid submission is due. #DCOCP

You're invited! Come and join us at #DCOCP for our General Vendor Workshop and learn about doing business with the Distr...
06/17/2021

You're invited! Come and join us at #DCOCP for our General Vendor Workshop and learn about doing business with the District! Register online at https://go.usa.gov/x6ks7.

📍Virtual Workshop
📅June 24
⏰1:00-3:00 PM

You're invited! Come and join us at #DCOCP for our General Vendor Workshop and learn about doing business with the District! Register online at https://go.usa.gov/x6ks7.

📍Virtual Workshop
📅June 24
⏰1:00-3:00 PM

OCP and @dchumanserv will host a virtual industry day event TODAY June 2, 2021, at 1:00p.m. for the Permanent Supportive...
06/02/2021

OCP and @dchumanserv will host a virtual industry day event TODAY June 2, 2021, at 1:00p.m. for the Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Program. The DHS PSH program provides housing navigation and stabilization services to individuals and families with histories of homelessness who need long-term supportive housing services. As the District prepares to launch its new PSH (“PSH3”) program that leverages Medicaid funding, we invite you to come and learn about this exciting program and upcoming contracting opportunities. DHS and OCP will share program updates, expected changes to requirements for the new contracts and steps you can take to prepare for applying to be a PSH provider during the industry day event.

OCP and @dchumanserv will host a virtual industry day event TODAY June 2, 2021, at 1:00p.m. for the Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Program. The DHS PSH program provides housing navigation and stabilization services to individuals and families with histories of homelessness who need long-term supportive housing services. As the District prepares to launch its new PSH (“PSH3”) program that leverages Medicaid funding, we invite you to come and learn about this exciting program and upcoming contracting opportunities. DHS and OCP will share program updates, expected changes to requirements for the new contracts and steps you can take to prepare for applying to be a PSH provider during the industry day event.

OCP and @DCDHS will host a virtual industry day event on June 2, 2021, at 1:00p.m. for the Permanent Supportive Housing ...
05/26/2021

OCP and @DCDHS will host a virtual industry day event on June 2, 2021, at 1:00p.m. for the Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Program. The DHS PSH program provides housing navigation and stabilization services to individuals and families with histories of homelessness who need long-term supportive housing services. As the District prepares to launch its new PSH (“PSH3”) program that leverages Medicaid funding, we invite you to come and learn about this exciting program and upcoming contracting opportunities. DHS and OCP will share program updates, expected changes to requirements for the new contracts and steps you can take to prepare for applying to be a PSH provider during the industry day event.

OCP and @DCDHS will host a virtual industry day event on June 2, 2021, at 1:00p.m. for the Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Program. The DHS PSH program provides housing navigation and stabilization services to individuals and families with histories of homelessness who need long-term supportive housing services. As the District prepares to launch its new PSH (“PSH3”) program that leverages Medicaid funding, we invite you to come and learn about this exciting program and upcoming contracting opportunities. DHS and OCP will share program updates, expected changes to requirements for the new contracts and steps you can take to prepare for applying to be a PSH provider during the industry day event.

Help us get DC residents vaccinated by participating in the DC COVID-19 Community Corps Day of Action:🗓️ May 1, 2021⏰ 9 ...
04/30/2021

Help us get DC residents vaccinated by participating in the DC COVID-19 Community Corps Day of Action:

🗓️ May 1, 2021
⏰ 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm
✒️ RSVP: bit.ly/dayofactiondc

#DCHOPE

Help us get DC residents vaccinated by participating in the DC COVID-19 Community Corps Day of Action:

🗓️ May 1, 2021
⏰ 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm
✒️ RSVP: bit.ly/dayofactiondc

#DCHOPE

Help us get DC residents vaccinated by participating in the DC COVID-19 Community Corps Day of Action:🗓️ May 1, 2021⏰ 9 ...
04/27/2021

Help us get DC residents vaccinated by participating in the DC COVID-19 Community Corps Day of Action:

🗓️ May 1, 2021
⏰ 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm
✒️ RSVP: bit.ly/dayofactiondc

#DCHOPE

Help us get DC residents vaccinated by participating in the DC COVID-19 Community Corps Day of Action:

🗓️ May 1, 2021
⏰ 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm
✒️ RSVP: bit.ly/dayofactiondc

#DCHOPE

Your neighbors rely on you to say something if you see something. Report suspicious activity or behavior to MPD at iwatc...
03/07/2021

Your neighbors rely on you to say something if you see something. Report suspicious activity or behavior to MPD at iwatchdc.org. If it’s an emergency, dial 911! #SaferStrongerDC

Your neighbors rely on you to say something if you see something. Report suspicious activity or behavior to MPD at iwatchdc.org. If it’s an emergency, dial 911! #SaferStrongerDC

You play an important role in keeping your community safe. Report suspicious activity to MPD at iwatchdc.org. #SaferStro...
03/06/2021

You play an important role in keeping your community safe. Report suspicious activity to MPD at iwatchdc.org. #SaferStrongerDC

You play an important role in keeping your community safe. Report suspicious activity to MPD at iwatchdc.org. #SaferStrongerDC

Don’t disregard your instincts. If it seems out of place, then it probably is. Report suspicious behaviors and activitie...
03/05/2021

Don’t disregard your instincts. If it seems out of place, then it probably is. Report suspicious behaviors and activities to iwatchdc.org. #SaferStrongerDC

Don’t disregard your instincts. If it seems out of place, then it probably is. Report suspicious behaviors and activities to iwatchdc.org. #SaferStrongerDC

Protect yourself and your community by speaking up. Report suspicious activity or behavior to MPD: iwatchdc.org. If it’s...
03/04/2021

Protect yourself and your community by speaking up. Report suspicious activity or behavior to MPD: iwatchdc.org. If it’s an emergency, dial 911! #SaferStrongerDC

Protect yourself and your community by speaking up. Report suspicious activity or behavior to MPD: iwatchdc.org. If it’s an emergency, dial 911! #SaferStrongerDC

We all have a role to play in protecting our community. Do your part by reporting suspicious behavior and activity to 91...
03/04/2021

We all have a role to play in protecting our community. Do your part by reporting suspicious behavior and activity to 911. If you see something, say something! #SaferStrongerDC

We all have a role to play in protecting our community. Do your part by reporting suspicious behavior and activity to 911. If you see something, say something! #SaferStrongerDC

Protect your community by remaining vigilant. If you see something or someone suspicious, say something: iwatchdc.org. #...
03/04/2021

Protect your community by remaining vigilant. If you see something or someone suspicious, say something: iwatchdc.org. #SaferStrongerDC

Protect your community by remaining vigilant. If you see something or someone suspicious, say something: iwatchdc.org. #SaferStrongerDC

Don’t disregard your instincts. If it seems out of place, then it probably is. Report suspicious behaviors and activitie...
03/03/2021

Don’t disregard your instincts. If it seems out of place, then it probably is. Report suspicious behaviors and activities to iwatchdc.org. #SaferStrongerDC

Don’t disregard your instincts. If it seems out of place, then it probably is. Report suspicious behaviors and activities to iwatchdc.org. #SaferStrongerDC

Your neighbors rely on you to say something if you see something. Report suspicious activity or behavior to MPD at iwatc...
03/03/2021

Your neighbors rely on you to say something if you see something. Report suspicious activity or behavior to MPD at iwatchdc.org. If it’s an emergency, dial 911! #SaferStrongerDC

Your neighbors rely on you to say something if you see something. Report suspicious activity or behavior to MPD at iwatchdc.org. If it’s an emergency, dial 911! #SaferStrongerDC

You play an important role in keeping your community safe. Report suspicious activity to MPD at iwatchdc.org. #SaferStro...
03/03/2021

You play an important role in keeping your community safe. Report suspicious activity to MPD at iwatchdc.org. #SaferStrongerDC

You play an important role in keeping your community safe. Report suspicious activity to MPD at iwatchdc.org. #SaferStrongerDC

#DYK Vendors can establish and update commodity codes for their E-Sourcing account online? Login into your account, clic...
12/31/2020

#DYK Vendors can establish and update commodity codes for their E-Sourcing account online? Login into your account, click on "Preferences", choose "Update Your Profile", and click on "Select" beside "Commodities Supplied". Commodity names are searchable in the system. #DCOCP

The DC Vendor Portal standardizes invoice processing across District agencies and improves the payment process for vendo...
12/30/2020

The DC Vendor Portal standardizes invoice processing across District agencies and improves the payment process for vendors doing business with the District. Visit https://go.usa.gov/xVjBq for Vendor Portal. For more information, visit https://go.usa.gov/xVjBr #DCOCP #Procurement

Q: "How long is my CBE certification through @SmallBizDC valid?"A: "Businesses are certified as a Certified Business Ent...
12/24/2020

Q: "How long is my CBE certification through @SmallBizDC valid?"

A: "Businesses are certified as a Certified Business Enterprise for three (3) years." #DCOCP #SmallBizDC #FAQ

Q:"Where does OCP advertise business opportunities for goods, services, and construction?"A:"Opportunities are advertise...
12/22/2020

Q:"Where does OCP advertise business opportunities for goods, services, and construction?"

A:"Opportunities are advertised on the #DCOCP website at http://ocp.dc.gov. For solicitations over $250,000, one notice will be posted in The Washington Times.” #FAQ

Q: "What if a vendor has a question while filling out a request for quote/bid/proposal document?"A: "Please email or cal...
12/21/2020

Q: "What if a vendor has a question while filling out a request for quote/bid/proposal document?"
A: "Please email or call the contract specialist identified on the solicitation or contact the Procurement Center of Excellence from 9:00 AM- 4:30 PM at 202-724-4477." #DCOCP #FAQ

#DYK #DCOCP has a dedicated Office of the Ombudsman where contractors and subcontractors can convey their concerns and s...
12/18/2020

#DYK #DCOCP has a dedicated Office of the Ombudsman where contractors and subcontractors can convey their concerns and suggestions related to OCP's contracting and #procurement matters? Visit https://ocp.dc.gov/service/office-ocp-ombudsman… to learn more.

#DYK @SmallBizDC maintains a searchable database of all active certified business enterprises (CBEs), including the busi...
12/17/2020

#DYK @SmallBizDC maintains a searchable database of all active certified business enterprises (CBEs), including the business profile containing contact information, business services, and NIGP codes. Visit https://sforce.co/2TZs6z8 to access the portal. #SmallBizDC

Q:"Does the District have a vendor grievance procedure?"A:"OCP makes every effort to work with vendors to resolve grieva...
12/11/2020

Q:"Does the District have a vendor grievance procedure?"

A:"OCP makes every effort to work with vendors to resolve grievances through the Customer Contact Center at 202-724-4477."
#DCOCP #procurement #FAQ

#DYK OCP uses the D.C. Department of Human Resources website http://careers.dc.gov for accepting job applications. Job s...
12/10/2020

#DYK OCP uses the D.C. Department of Human Resources website http://careers.dc.gov for accepting job applications. Job seekers can use existing resumes to create a profile, access their account from a smartphone or tablet, and create job notifications about new opportunities in their field of interest.

Contractors are required to obtain and maintain all types of insurance specified in solicitations and contracts. An insu...
12/08/2020

Contractors are required to obtain and maintain all types of insurance specified in solicitations and contracts. An insurance broker or company must submit a Certificate of Insurance giving evidence of the required coverage. For more information, visit http://ocp.dc.gov.

Mayor Bowser established the #Procurement Accountability and Review Board, comprised of the Mayor, the City Administrato...
12/07/2020

Mayor Bowser established the #Procurement Accountability and Review Board, comprised of the Mayor, the City Administrator, and the Chief Procurement Officer, to improve the quality, efficiency, and integrity of the contracting and procurement process within the District. #DCOCP

#DYK Profits from the sale of District surplus assets are deposited directly into the treasury to be re-allocated to dep...
12/01/2020

#DYK Profits from the sale of District surplus assets are deposited directly into the treasury to be re-allocated to departments and programs throughout DC government saving taxpayers money. Visit https://bit.ly/2KNvGWS to see current auction listings. #DCOCP #DCSurplusProperty

The District requires that vendors meet certain requirements in order to conduct business with #DCGov. Visit https://go....
11/30/2020

The District requires that vendors meet certain requirements in order to conduct business with #DCGov. Visit https://go.usa.gov/xVkXh for more information. #DCOCP #procurement

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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 08:30 - 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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