The New Mexico State Purchasing Division of the General Services Department is focused on providing cost-effective products and services to the State. The Division ensures compliance with the State Procurement Code for all purchases made by the executive branch agencies, as well establishing state-wide pricing agreements for use by multiple State Agencies and other Governmental New Mexico entities. The State purchases over $5 billion dollars of a wide variety of goods and services each year and must ensure that each dollar is spent fairly and transparently in accordance with the New Mexico Procurement Code.
Strive for "best value" in State acquisitions through application of timely, data-driven business and marketplace intelligence, as well as the application of "best procurement practices". Administer the New Mexico State Procurement Code and provide training to all involved persons to ensure a fair and open procurement process which maximizes the benefit and use of limited taxpayer resources.
ANNOUNCING THE RELEASE OF THE STATE PURCHASING DIVISION BEST VALUE PROCUREMENT GUIDE!
The two (2) volume Best Value Procurement Guide which is the product of Governor Martinez’ Procurement Reform Task Force is offered to all Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) and public entities for their use and consideration.
This Guide is intended to be a basic document encompassing best practices when performing best value procurements.
The volumes can be accessed by clicking on the links below.
Volume I - Developing Request for RFPs
Volume II - The RFP Process