The report covers the tender process up to the preparing of a draft memo setting out the evaluation results and the recommended list of successful providers to be engaged in contract negotiations for appointment to the national panel of service providers.
PurposeMinistry of Health has commissioned this retrospective probity review of the procurement process for Services to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm against the following principles:
- the procurement process has been consistent with the Crown’s good practice expectations and the Ministry’s procurement policies and procedures
- a fair, balanced and transparent procurement process has been followed, so that no parties are unfairly treated and the process is conducted with integrity
- probity risks are identified and mitigating actions are recommended
- probity principles and practices are conducted with integrity.