procurement Assignment 2: Develop a Procurement Strategy


Assignment 2: Develop a Procurement Strategy (20%)

Using the situation provided below, students will identify a strategy for each procurement.

APA Standards

Students are responsible for APA only for in-text citations and a reference list. Therefore, students will follow the instructions as stated below.

Required Formatting of Assignment 2:

This assignment is NOT a paper. You may list each scenario and provide your selected strategy together with an explanation of why that strategy is best
Write in the third person;
Include specific FAR paragraph references in your explanation
Include a separate reference page.
Submit the assignment in the Assignment Folder.

You are the senior contracts personnel in a United States Government (USG) department. After a department meeting, your group was asked to review all the contracting activities that your department will be responsible for in the next year. You are to present your recommendations to the entire staff at the next meeting. Attending the meeting is the entire contract and procurement staff.

As you go down the list of approved business activities (that is, activities that will be completed via contracting and for which funding has been approved), you need to determine what types of procurements you will conduct. The decisions to make are:

a sealed bid process, or
a two-step sealed bid process, or
a negotiated procurement.
Required Elements to include in the Situation –

In your response, you will discuss which strategy you would choose for each procurement and why.

Your programs are:

painting and re-carpeting a 3-story office building for your staff
inventory and supply of standard office supplies to be delivered monthly
a new computer system to replace the current HW and SW suites used in the Accounting Department with approximately 300 people
landscaping and snow removal services around the buildings for the year
maintenance of your department-owned emergency power generation system
T-shirts and hats with logos for the department softball league

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