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Scope

The Procurement Domain encompasses the areas of procurement, contract management, supply chain management and disposal operations.

Purpose

The purpose of this Domain is to:

  • Ensure a consistent system-wide approach to procurement-related matters across SA Health.
  • Ensure staff awareness of the requirements that apply across SA Health for procurement-related matters.
  • Ensure effective governance across SA Health for procurement-related activities, including clarity about roles and responsibilities for all staff, particularly relating to authorisations.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and state policy requirements for procurement-related matters.
  • Provide information, frameworks, tools and resources to assist with managing relevant mandatory requirements associated with procurement-related activities in a consistent manner across SA Health.
  • Ensure accountability, transparency and probity in decision making about procurement-related matters.

Principles

  • We apply a consistent system-wide approach to procurement-related activities across SA Health.
  • We adhere to SA Health-approved methods and processes for procurement-related activities.
  • We seek to obtain the best value in the expenditure of public money to ensure optimal use of government resources.
  • We apply fair and ethical treatment to all participants in procurement-related matters.
  • We are committed to transparency and accountability in all procurement-related activities.
  • We comply with relevant legislation and state policy requirements for procurement-related activities.

Custodian

Executive Director, Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Enquiries

Health.PSCMPolicyandCompliance@sa.gov.au