The photos in this section are examples of the diverse IT products that OIT procures and services it provides
Procurement and Vendor Services manages the acquisition of goods and vendor services for OIT to meet the intent of C.R.S. §24-37.5-101 et seq. We work with vendors to understand the state bidding requirements, establish contracts and OIT Enterprise Agreements, develop service level agreements, and set policies and procedures for purchasing, contracting and managing vendor performance and contract compliance for information technology (IT) for Colorado State Executive Branch agencies. Our role includes maximizing the effectiveness of the Colorado State Government's significant information technology investments.
The responsibilities of the Procurement and Vendor Services teams are separated out as follows:
OIT is charged with coordinating the effort to consolidate IT procurements and has been statutorily directed to:
Director, Procurement & Vendor Services
Procurement and Vendor Services is led by Thirza Kennedy. Thirza has worked for OIT since 2008. Previous to her role at OIT, she was the Procurement Program Manager for the State Purchasing Office within the Department of Personnel & Administration (DPA); a purchasing agent/contract administrator for the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE); and the Administrative Services Manager at the Colorado Governor’s Job Training Office.
Contact Procurement and Vendor Services using this online form.