Dwi, May 14, 2018
Government Procurement is the purchase of good and services by the government. It works in a way that an invitation to bid for a needed service or supply of goods is requested by the government agency to private sectors with a given time frame. If interested, the private business sector then responds by complying the documents needed and present their bid. The bids presented by the different private sector will the go through deliberation and the lowest best bid will get the contract to provide the service. This is the formal process as mandated by the law.
Whenever government procurement is in line, a large amount of budget is always allocated in it. That is the reason many private sectors are eyeing on what the governments’ needs are. There is anyhow a wide range of services and supplies that the government may need. Therefore, going through a bidding process is a must. Indeed, being able to get a contract from the government is sure money. If you have just started venturing out to deal with government procurement, then you are already behind among those that have established already. So, how can a person, especially with a small business find an opportunity to secure a contract from the government? Check some of these helpful points and make them a guide.
Orient yourself with the laws of engagement within the government and learn as much as you can.
Know the details of what the government is trying to purchase or what are the kind of supplies they need.
Be quick to grab opportunities and be attentive to government offers. Be vigilant to government deals and offers, and miss not on any government opportunities that may present a good favor for the company.
Take time to attend government events and check on activities of this kind that attracts the procurement community.
Aim to be abreast with other private business sectors and play a healthy competition.
The services and supplies the company offers can be supplied to many government agencies, know where they are and who to contact.
Enhance the company’s capability and refutation by engaging in beneficial training because there is no limit or restrictions to learning.
Having someone that knows more will be an advantage. Don’t rush things over, as patience works.
Once a contract from the government is achieved to provide a form of service or goods, set an impression. Build rapport and be consistent in meeting deadlines. As this will be part of the deciding factor and a plus points nonetheless should you get next round of contract.