GEN Tool 1 - Decision Point 3 - Bid Required - Yes

Yes - The SMART batch processes identify that this requisition must be put out for bid.

The Central Purchasing Department (Procurement and Contracts Department, within the Department of Administration - Office of Business Process Improvement) conducts the bid event process.

Procurement and Contracts are responsible for coordinating the soliciting of bids, collaboration and analysis of bid results, and the awarding of contracts to vendors (based on vendors quotes).

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The Central Buyer (within Procurement and Contracts) decides if the bid is awarded as a contract to the vendor(s):