Guide to Getting Started in Local Procurement

59 pages | © June 2011 IFC | Complimentary

Guide to Getting Started in Local ProcurementThis short guide is designed to help project site operators in companies in the extractive industries to create a policy and strategy for local procurement. It aims to achieve this through:

  • The identification of business drivers that make local procurement a strategic business tool and not just a goodwill initiative
  • A methodology for determining an appropriate definition of local as well as templates for drawing up a local procurement policy and designing a program
  • Advice on assessing the company’s state of readiness to undertake a local procurement program

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