DJPR - Probity Advisor 

Company Name:

Victorian Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR)


State Government


Probity Advisor for the Commonwealth Games Interim Project Management Office

Project Completed:

01/06/2022 - Current

Engagement Summary:

DJPR required an experienced Probity Advisor to support the procurement process for the engagement of a services provider to support establishment of the Project Management Office for the Victorian Commonwealth Games. The probity advisor was required to oversee the project team’s procurement event to ensure that a supplier is engaged through an open, equitable and transparent process. This includes:

- Review, from a probity perspective, of go to market documentation such as the Invitation to Supply (ITS) documentation

- Attend meetings, interviews, presentations or negotiations when required, to ensure appropriate meeting protocols and established procedures are followed

- Ensuring evaluation is conducted in accordance with the evaluation methodology and the DJPR procurement policy

- Advise on compliance with VGPB policy and any other government procurement policies with respect to probity

- Delivery of a probity report to the business unit

- Resourcing to support this requirement is expected to provide a review and response within 24 hours


Services Provided:

Procurement Co successfully delivered the activities required under this engagement, including:

- Review of background material – Procurement Co undertook desktop review of background information to establish a context for preliminary discussions with DJPR

- Development of a Probity Plan to outline the probity governance for the project

- Review of tender documents, Market Engagement Strategy (procurement plan) and evaluation plan

- Attend evaluation meetings and any tenderer presentations / meetings to confirm adherence to the evaluation plan and final selection process

- Provide ad-hoc probity advice to address any probity concerns as they arose

- Review of Evaluation Report / Recommendation Report and develop and provided a Probity Report for the project

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