Office of the Chief Procurement Officer

Our mission is to procure quality goods and services for Cook County agencies at the best price by promoting competition and implementing best practices.

To achieve this goal, the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer is committed to implementing open and transparent procurement methods to promote maximum vendor participation while leveraging overall County volume to achieve lower costs.

Recent purchasing news:

2015 Procurement Vendor Fair

Please join the Cook County Office of the Chief Procurement Officer & The City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services for a joint Vendor Fair.  The event will take place on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 from 9 AM until 1 PM with registration at 8:30 AM. Click here to view the Flyer for more detailed information including location and topics.  Hope to see you there!

IT RFQ Vendor Information Session

The IT RFQ Vendor Information Session took place on March 16th, 2015 from 1 – 2:30 PM.  This event provided valuable information for IT Vendors/Consulting firms interested in doing business with Cook County and learning about upcoming contracting opportunities.

The County has now issued the Market Rate RFP for 10 acres of strategic urban development real estate!

The Cook County Office of the Chief Procurement Officer offers workshops to assist business owners in learning more about doing business with Cook County. We have designed classes to provide valuable information on various procurement processes and requirements. Please plan to attend one or all of our upcoming workshops!



Cook County Technology Outlook

The Cook County Technology Outlook took place on October 28th, 2014. This event provided technology professionals with the procurement outlook for County-wide technology projects planned for the upcoming year.

Countywide Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Request for Information (RFI) #11-50-051, was issued by the Cook County Office of the Chief Procurement Officer on February 3, 2011, for the countywide Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System and the related System Integration Services.

More information can be found on the project site at: 

Additional links:

  • Cook County Office of Contract Compliance Administers the County’s Minority Business Enterprise/Women’s Business Enterprise (MBE/WBE) programs.
  • Forest Preserve District of Cook County
    The Forest Preserve District of Cook County  provides an online listing of current procurementopportunities and and other information regardingprocurement with the Forest Preserve District.
  • Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHS)
    CCHS is a Cook County agency with purchasing authority.  A listing of current procurement opportunities and other contract information related to the health and hospital system in available at their website.