To provide for informed decision making when contracting with consultants, the State Bar should implement its draft procedures that require its contract managers to perform and document a post-contract evaluation of consulting contracts with a value greater than $5,000.
All procurement requisitions requesting consulting services with a value greater than $5,000 are calendared for evaluation. Oracle ERP system flags change progress from an initial consultant status to either a mid-point evaluation status or final evaluation status upon completion. Evaluation status recorded in agencys ERP system and available for quarterly reporting. To date, no evaluations are due.
Administrative Advisory issued, forms updated for consultant rating recommendation and all staff training completed. Reports under development and scheduled for completion by the end of the first quarter, 2014.
Tracking forms have been designed and monitoring systems under development. Staff training and outreach efforts to begin in early September.
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