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Goods and services document library

Document library for goods and services procurement. Includes policies, guides, model contracts, checklists and templates.

Accreditation under the goods and services framework

Use the Guide to obtaining VGPB accreditation to prepare an application for accreditation under the goods and services framework:

Aligning with the goods and services procurement framework

Use the Guide to aligning with the VGPB procurement framework to assess how your organisation’s goods and services policy aligns with the VGPB’s framework:

Policies for goods and services procurement

The governance policy covers mandatory requirements for your procurement governance framework, assessment to manage procurement activity and complaints management

The complexity and capability policy covers procurement complexity and the capability of an organisation to perform the procurement

The market analysis and review policy covers requirements for market analysis, aggregated purchasing and disposal of assets

The market approach policy covers requirements for market approach, managing critical incidents and evaluation, negotiation and selection

The contract management and contract disclosure policy covers requirements for market approach, managing critical incidents and evaluation, negotiation and selection

Goods and services guides that support the procurement policies

Guides that support the Governance policy

Identifying procurement categories guide describes how to identify categories for goods and services procurement:

Complaints management guide describes how to set up a complaints management system

Contract management planning guide describes how to prepare a contract management planning strategy

Innovation and the procurement process guide describes how to build innovation into the procurement process

Managing an unsolicited proposal guide describes what to do if an unsolicited proposal is received for goods and services procurement

Environmental impact in procurement guide describes how to consider environmental factors when making decisions for goods and services procurement

Probity in procurement guide describes how to apply probity to goods and services procurement

Preparing a supplier engagement plan guide describes how to prepare a supplier engagement plan for goods and services procurement

Preparing a procurement activity plan guide describes how to prepare a procurement activity plan for goods and services procurement

Preparing a procurement activity strategy guide describes how to prepare a procurement activity strategy to manage the goods and services procurement function

Achieving value for money guide describes how to understand, apply and measure value for money in procurement

Improving access to government business for SMEs guide describes how to how to improve access for small and medium sized enterprises when buying goods and services

Prequalified supplier arrangements guide describes how prequalification can be used for goods and services

Government procurement under International Agreements guide describes the additional rules that apply when goods and services procurement needs to comply with procurement requirements under an international agreement

Guides that support the complexity and capability assessment policy

The Complexity guide describes how to assess complexity for goods and services procurement activity

The Capability guide describes how to assess capability to conduct goods and services procurement

Guides that support the market analysis and review policy

The Governance of State Purchase Contracts and VGPB’s engagement model guide describes the governance of State Purchase Contracts for goods and services and the engagement model used by the VGPB for non-SPC activities

The Creating a business case guide describes how to create a procurement business case for goods and services procurement

The Understanding the supply chain guide describes how understanding the supply will help achieve optimal value for money for goods and services procurement

The Market analysis and review guide describes how to assess the ability of the market to supply your goods and services procurement requirements

The Aggregated purchasing guide describes how to establish and use common use arrangements for goods and services procurement

The Victorian government paper procurement guide describes the recommended standards for procuring paper

Guides that support the market approach policy

The Supplier feedback over the procurement process guide describes how to provide feedback to suppliers of goods and services procurement.

The Evaluation negotiation and selection guide describes how to evaluate, negotiate with and select suppliers for goods and services procurement.

The Insurance provisions guide describes how to determine the level of insurance for a goods and services procurement.

The Specification writing guide describes how to develop and write specifications for goods and services procurement.

The Develop an offer template guide describes how to develop an offer template for goods and services procurement.

The Market approach guide describes how to inform the market of opportunities for goods and services procurement.

Guides that support the contract management and contract disclosure policy

The Managing contract price reviews guide describes how to apply price indicators for the procurement of goods and services

The Contract management guide describes how to plan and manage goods and services contracts

Support

Contact the goods and services team if you can’t find what you need or require help to apply any of these policies and guides.

Reviewed 28 November 2019

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