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Welcome to SPO.AZ.GOV, the online home of the State Procurement Office (SPO).  A division of the Arizona Department of Administration (www.azdoa.gov), SPO serves as the central procurement authority for the State of Arizona and is responsible for a variety of procurement services including regulatory services, policy-making, management, direct contracting and purchasing services, ancillary and support services as well as related technical assistance.



Kingman Prison Public Notice


The Arizona Department of Corrections (the “Department”) and Management & Training Corporation (“MTC”) are inviting expressions of interest from all qualified private prison operators for the competitive assignment of MTC’s Contract (No. AD9-010-A3) for the operation of the Arizona State Prison Complex in Kingman, Arizona.  All interested operators must submit a written expression of interest to the Department and to MTC no later than 12:00 p.m. MDT on Friday, September 4, 2015.  All written expressions of interest must be emailed to the Department at [email protected] and to MTC at [email protected].  The expression of interest, at a minimum, must contain the following information: (1) organization name, (2) address, (3) telephone number, (4) email address, (5) website address, (6) correctional experience, and (7) a specific point-of-contact person’s name and contact information.  All information submitted in response to this invitation for expressions of interest is subject to disclosure under Arizona public records laws.

The Department anticipates conducting with MTC a walk-through of the prison for interested operators on Wednesday, September 9, 2015.

As the selection procedure begins, the Department is, and will continue to be, directing the process which will culminate in the assignment of MTC’s contract to a qualified private prison operator acceptable to the Department.  This process will include the rigorous evaluation and thorough analysis of the qualifications of all operators who submit an expression of interest in assuming these contractual duties and responsibilities.  The Department will ensure that all qualified operators seeking to compete for this contract will receive full, fair, and serious consideration throughout the competition for MTC’s contract assignment.


Statewide Mandatory Contracts

Report of the Statewide Mandatory Contracts as of Aug. 20th, 2015


Significant Procurement Role Training available through HRIS

The CBT is available under ADOA Courses- Course # SPO000002V.


Certification Program Courses Available via HRIS
Part 1 of the state’s Procurement Certification Program is now available via the state’s HRIS system.  Included in this release are the following courses:
ADSPOCP101: Certification Program Overview:  (CBT) This course provides participants with an overview of the State Procurement Office’s certification program.  The methodology as well as a program map is detailed.
ADSPOCP102: Significant Procurement Role:  (CBT) This course explains how the state implements the policy and rules surrounding the Significant Procurement Role concept.  This course has been updated to include changes made by House Bill 2321
ADSPOCP103: Defining the Procurement Parameters: (CBT) This course provides participants useful information when it comes to procurement intake and estimating cost and contract term.
ADSPOCP104: Define Phase: (Live Session) This is a live session and will provide participants a chance to run through real life scenarios as they practice the skills they have learned from the earlier CBTs
Courses are designed to be taken in order, with each being a pre-requisite to the next.  Participants will need to have completed all 3 CBT’s before registering for the live course. 
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