What We Do
- to monitor and review the effectiveness of all public procurement systems,
- to report to the subject Minister on the aforesaid and make recommendations for any amendments to the Procurement Act which may be necessary to improve the effectiveness of the public procurement process,
- to promote awareness of the rules and procedures of the public procurement process,
- conduct training in the public procurement process including the holding of seminars,
- to investigate complaints from contractors and suppliers by way of Administrative Review of decisions of procuring entities,
- to determine the standard forms and documents for procurement
- to adjudicate debarment proceedings
Our Core Values
Articles 212X and 212Y of the Constitution of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana mandate that the Public Procurement Commission (PPC) shall consist of five members with expertise in procurement, legal, financial and administrative matters who shall be appointed for a term of three years.
Members are appointed by the President after a rigorous process of approval by not less than two thirds of the elected members of the National Assembly pursuant to Article 212X of the Constitution.
The extant Commissioners were duly appointed with effect from 8th July, 2022.
Article 212Z(1) of the Constitution mandates that the Commission shall establish a Secretariat, comprising its officers and employees.
The Secretariat is headed by a Chief Executive Officer who acts as Secretary to the Commission and to who all employees directly report pursuant to Article 212Z(2) of the Constitution.