The Directorate of Procurement in the Ministry of Finance and Planning (MoFP) developed this information management system (the portal or website) in order to provide interested stakeholders with timely access to public procurement information. This website supports an effective and transparent procurement opportunities by encouraging suppliers and contracting entities to adopt best practices and use information technology to provide all the information needed to deliver transparency and value for money in public procurement. For suppliers the site gives background information about public procurement and links to other sites with appropriate information about procurement opportunities in South Sudan and beyond. For procurement professionals and public officers, the website presents information on regulations and procedures, host discussion forum on how to improve procurement skills and to provide links to different sources on best practices. It is also linked to the existing MoFP website.
The portal has the following key components;