Celebrating four award categories
Our awards program recognizes outstanding contributions of procurement professionals in Oregon who are dynamic, forward-looking and innovative. This program is open to all public procurement professionals in Oregon — nominate your peers or leaders to recognize their great work. Self-nominations are also accepted.
|Procurement Innovation Award
|Showcasing team innovation, transferability and service improvement.|
|Cost Savings Award|
(Individuals or Teams)
|Recognizing best practices that promote cost savings in terms of lower product, service, or administrative fees. Actual validated / demonstrated cost savings or timesavings will earn more points in the scoring of this category.|
|Contribution to the Public Procurement ProfessionAward|
|Rewarding individuals who rise above everyday duties to promote public procurement as a profession by collaborating, training, mentoring, or developing best practices.
|State Chief Procurement Officer Award - Procurement Leader of the Year|
(Individuals or Teams)
|Highlighting Oregon leaders who standout as champions that progress procurement in their daily work. |
Scoring and nomination criteria
Click on an award name below to learn the nomination requirements and how categories are scored:
This team award showcases innovation, transferability and service improvement.
|Describe how the team was innovative
|Describe how the team's work is transferrable
|Describe what service improvements were experienced
This individual or team award recognizes best practices that promote cost savings in terms of lower product, service, or administrative fees. Actual validated/demonstrated cost savings or time savings will earn more points in the scoring of this category.
|Describe what best practice was put in place to promote savings
|Where did the idea originate? What research was done to promote this idea?
|Describe the implementation process
|What were the savings and how has the savings been validated or demonstrated?
Rewarding individuals who rise above everyday duties to promote public procurement as a profession by collaborating, training, mentoring, or developing best practices.
|Describe how this individual has gone above everyday duties and promoted public procurement as a profession. What impact has their contributions made to individuals and the larger procurement community?
Highlighting Oregon leaders (individuals or teams) who stand-out as champions that progress procurement in their daily work.
|Describe how this person/team is a champion for promoting procurement as a strategic partner
|What has this person/team contributed that furthers the agency or organization's mission?
|How has the person/team promoted strong relationships between procurement and internal/external stakeholders?
Nomination entries will be evaluated and scored according to the award criteria shown above by a panel of selected judges.
Winners will be publicly recognized at the conference awards luncheon on March 4, 2020 at the Salem Convention Center and results will be shared on this website.