Tag Archives: Office of Federal Procurement Policy

OFPP’s Anne Rung to Issue Guidance on Future Acquisition Rating System

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy will implement a new rating system for contracting officers, program managers and vendors that asks respondents to answer 15 questions and review the acquisition program, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes that OFPP Administrator Anne Rung plans to release guidance on the Acquisition 360 rating tool that will …

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House VA, Small Biz Committee Chairs Ask OFPP to Issue Reverse Auction Guidelines

The chairmen of the House Veterans Affairs and Small Business committees are calling on the Office of Federal Procurement Policy to issue guidance on the use of reverse auctions, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes that Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) and Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) have asked OFPP Administrator Anne Rung to open a Federal …

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Anne Rung: New OFPP Guidance Highlights Category Mgmt, Vendor Relationships, Acquisition Talent

Anne Rung, administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, said that the federal contracting process should focus on facilitating best practices, information sharing and collaboration between agencies to drive cost savings, performance and innovation. Rung wrote Thursday on the Office of Management and Budget blog that the OFPP’s newly released …

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Anne Rung: WH Procurement Office Wants ‘Single Managers’ for Common Acquisitions

Anne Rung, administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, has said her office wants to place common acquisitions in the federal government “under single managers,” GovExec reported Tuesday. Rung told a National Contract Management Association symposium that OFPP seeks to highlight performance in order to deliver customer service and reduce costs as part …

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Senate Confirms Anne Rung as OFPP Administrator

Anne Rung was approved by the Senate on a voice vote Thursday to lead the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes Rung has served as an Office of Management and Budget senior adviser since late May and was nominated to the OFPP administrator …

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Anne Rung’s OFPP Nomination Moves to Full Senate Vote

The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee has endorsed the nomination of Anne Rung to be the next Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Shefali Kapadia writes that Rung’s confirmation will be up for review by the full Senate, although no date has been …

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OFPP’s Joanie Newhart: Gov’t Updates Federal Acquisition Certification to Address Training

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy and the Federal Acquisition Institute have updated the federal acquisition certification in contracting to offer information technology procurement training, FCW reported Wednesday. Troy Schneider writes the revised certification will take effect on Oct. 1 to coordinate a four-week class in line with the Defense …

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