Bidding Opportunities

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.

MisssouriBUYS

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 participationand 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.

Other Public Sectors Bid Opportunities

Included are bid opportunities from other state and public agencies not served by the Division of Purchasing (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).