Organization Profile - Office of the Procurement Ombudsman

Office of the Procurement Ombudsman

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Minister Responsible

Minister of Public Services and Procurement

Mandate

The mandate of the Procurement Ombudsman will be to review procurement practices across government on an ongoing basis to ensure fairness and transparency; make recommendations for improvements to the relevant department; review complaints from potential suppliers after contract award with respect to procurements of goods and services that are covered by the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) but which are below the monetary thresholds of that agreement ($25,000 goods and $100,000 for services); review complaints with respect to the administration of contracts; and ensure the provision of an alternative dispute resolution process for contract disputes.

Head Office

Ottawa, Ontario

Appointment Provisions

Department of Public Works and Government Services Act

The Governor in Council may appoint a Procurement Ombudsman for a term of not more than five years.

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Interim Procurement Ombudsman
Ieraci, Lorenzo
Ottawa, Ontario
During Pleasure
2016-05-09
Procurement Ombudsman
Future Appointment: Jeglic, Alexander Adrian (2018-04-03)