According to the Auditor General’s procurement management report, over the five-year period 2013-14 to 2017-18, MoEYI received an average $3.2 billion annually, for the purchase of goods and services. The Department reviewed a sample of 306 construction and repair contracts to determine cost effectiveness and compliance with the applicable procurement guidelines.
Permanent Secretary (current): Grace McLean
Permanent Secretary (at breach):
Breach Category: Procurement & Contract Management
Breach Type: Noncompliance with Procurement Guidelines
Year Reported: 2019
MoEYI must urgently put in place appropriate systems to enable better coordination between procurement and stock management, to facilitate timely planning for contract awards to benefit from greater economic savings through competitive bidding. Of importance, top management should ensure compliance with the Government’s Procurement Guidelines.
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