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:

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

  • The Market Rate RFP seeks master developer teams to redevelop the strategic, excess real estate (including the old Cook County Hospital building) in the heart of the Illinois Medical District and adjacent to downtown Chicago for mixed-use and revenue generating projects. The RFP solicitation, reference documents, and timetable are all available on the County’s redevelopment website at: https://app.box.com/s/b4ygynl56i3nezp8pr7c.
  • Please be sure to register by emailing back the Proposer Registration Form (Exhibit A of the RFP) to us at: CC.StrogerRedev@cookcountyil.gov so you will be certain to receive any addendums and updates. A Pre-Submittal Presentation and Tour will take place on January 22, 2015 at 10am at the Hektoen Building, 627 S. Wood Street, Chicago, on campus.

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: www.cookcountyil.gov/office-of-the-chief-procurement-officer/countywide-enterprise-resource-planning-erp-system 


Additional links:

  • Cook County Office of Contract ComplianceAdministers 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.