The Office of Administration Department (OA) has the responsibility to competitively bid and award contracts for state agencies. Within OA, the Division of Purchasing (Purchasing) has the responsibility under law (Chapter 34, RSMo) to competitively purchase supplies, equipment, and services required by state government. All agencies of state government are served by the Purchasing except the University of Missouri, Lincoln University, State Technical College of Missouri, Truman State University, Missouri State University, University of Central Missouri, the Department of Transportation (data processing, telecommunications, and printing procurements fall under DPMM), the State Lottery, the Judiciary, and the General Assembly.
The Division of Facilities Management, Design and Construction (FMDC) has the responsibility under law (Chapter 8, RSMo) to bid and award capital improvements (design, construction, renovation, and repair of state facilities) contracts.
MissouriBUYS is an exciting new, user-friendly, secure statewide eProcurement system being implemented by the State of Missouri that will result in greater procurement efficiencies statewide and improved access to business opportunities by vendors and small businesses.
In addition, to replacing the state’s current system for vendor registration and online bidding for procurements, MissouriBUYS will include a virtual marketplace that will consist of online supplier catalogs which state agencies and political subdivisions will be able to use to purchase products and services electronically. For more information, click the following link https://missouribuys.mo.gov/vendors/index.html.
Upcoming MBE/WBE and SDVE Subcontracting Bid Opportunities
The Division of Purchasing (Purchasing) maintains a listing of procurement requests Purchasing is currently preparing on behalf of a state agency for issuance to the public. These procurements will offer evaluation scoring consideration to vendors who propose qualified Missouri-certified MBE/WBE participation
and Missouri Service Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (SDVE) as part of their proposed solution in their procurement response. This notification is being provided prior to the procurement’s issuance in order to provide an opportunity for vendors to network and to identify potentially viable MBE/WBE/SDVE participation solutions either by means of direct participation or through partnering arrangements. For more information, click the following link https://oa.mo.gov/purchasing/bidding-contracts/upcoming-mbewbe-and-sdve-subcontracting-bid-opportunities.
Explore Missouri Government Bid Opportunities Using Bid Locator Tool
The MissouriBUYS Bid Locator Tool, powered by the InstantMarkets application, is a consolidated search page that can be used to LOCATE Missouri government (i.e. local, state, federal) bid solicitations throughout Missouri. This new tool is a search engine that crawls Missouri’s public sector websites helping vendors find additional public bid opportunities without having to search multiple sites saving valuable time.
The black “FILTERS” button (below on the right) allows users to conduct a search by keyword, locations, timeframes, and many others. Users can select the bid that interests them and be redirected to the government agency’s website for all the remaining details. The black “HELP” button (below on the right) provides step-by-step instructions
on how to use the Bid Locator Tool to search for relevant bid opportunities. Click here to view Frequently Asked Questions
about the MissouriBUYS Bid Locator Tool.
To view current governmental entities searched by the Bid Locator Tool, click here
. If you see a governmental entity we are missing, let us know by clicking here
Use the Statewide Contract Search to view current statewide contracts issued by the Office of Administration, Division of Purchasing and Materials Management.
The Awarded Bid & Contract Document Search and Retrieval System provides access to public record information regarding State of Missouri contracts, awarded bid/solicitation documents, bid abstracts, bid correspondence, and other related documents. This system only includes bid and contract documents that the Office of Administration, Division of Purchasing and Materials Management processed.