Campus Services. Office of Campus Services. Tools Used for Sourcing Events. Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Primarily used for qualifying vendors Professional Services (architect, engineer, etc…) Request for Proposal (RFP) Services Commodities Best and Final Offer (BAFO)
Professional Services (architect, engineer, etc…)
Note: A Purchasing Representative must be present in all meetings with vendors prior to the execution of a contract.
The complexity and subject matter of the procurement;
The dollar amount of the procurement and whether the procurement will result in a major contract;
The anticipated payment methodology;
The experience the agency staff have with the type of procurement;
Whether the results of the procurement will impact the public or only impact the agency;
Time constraints or the expected duration of the procurement; and
The type, availability or experience of staff resources required to implement the objectives of the procurement.
There is not an objective or mathematical formula that can be used to
identify or quantify the risk imposed by a particular contract. Risk
determination is based on subjective experience.
of a GREAT