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Welcome to our Purchasing web site!

We are committed to having a procurement process as open and competitive as possible, as well as making it easier for vendors who are interested in doing business with Essex County to apply for contracts. This uniquely designed web page is our latest tool to inform and link vendors with procurement opportunities with Essex County.

Through this portal, you will be able to register your company with Essex County and be automatically notified about various procurement opportunities that fit the business profile you submit. Public bid documents, Requests for Proposals and Requests for Qualifications can be easily downloaded directly from our site to your computer – at any time of the day, making it easier for you to conduct business when it’s convenient for you.

In addition, you can track the progress of the contracts you are pursuing as they proceed through the purchasing process. Finally, our website stores contract information for up to one year after they are awarded. All of this was designed to make doing business with Essex County easier and more efficient.

We hope you find this site helpful. Working together we will continue Putting Essex County First.

Sincerely,


Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.
Essex County Executive

 
 
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 Register your Business with the Office of Purchasing Online!
Registered Vendors gain access to:
Download Specifications Online - Once registered, vendors can download the full opportunity specifications online 24x7x365!.
 
Auto-Notice by Commodity Type - Based on the registered commodity type for your account, you will automatically be notified when an opportunity fitting your type is released. You may choose multiple commodity types once registered. Vendors can choose to be notified by email and/or fax.
 
Tracking - Automatically be informed when addendums and other notices are posted related to the opportunity that matches your commodity type. Also keep track of your awarded contracts with us.
 
Reporting - Your registration details will aid in disparity studies and mandatory state reporting.
 
Sustainability - By participating in this electronic registration and notification system you help save natural resources and reduce your business' carbon footprint.



Any questions or comments please email procure@admin.essexcountynj.org

NJ BUSINESS REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE
> NJ Business Registration Certificate

Please be sure to fill our all required forms in the specification download for each opportunity.

 

Opportunity Types:

RFP - (Request for Proposal)

RFQ - (Request for Quotation)

BID

Competitive Contract

To Respond to an Opportunity in the County of Essex NJ you must:

#1 Have a copy of your NJ BRC. You cannot bid on an opportunity without being registered with the state.
Click here to register for NJ BRC

#2 Register with Purchasing Portal to receive automatic emails based on register commodity type(s).


#3 Download All required forms, complete and submit with response.


#4 Follow Opportunity instructions and due date.


#5 Successful bidders will be contacted by the Office of Purchasing.

Please use the following links to access other information within the County of Essex.
 
County of Essex Web Site
Learn more about the County of Essex through the link above. Access information on county events, the parks system, county directory, sign up for Essex eNews and more!
 
County of Essex OPRA Office
If you were unable to find information on a past opportunity process please forward all public records inquiries via the link above.
 
Essex Purchasing Portal MOBILE
On the road? Away from your computer? Need last minute information on an opportunity?
Go to: http://purchasing.essexcountynj.org on your handheld device
View the mobile enabled site to search and view all public listings for Opportunities, Voluntary Co-Ops and Awards.
iPhone Example
Navigate Mobile Portal
Homepage
View a listed Co-Op
View Awarded Vendor Information
   
Search
Enter Search Criteria
View Results

 

 

Department of Administration and Finance, Office of Purchasing, Essex County, New Jersey.
(T) 973-621-5100 (F) 973-621-5109
Hall of Records Room 333 465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102