The Services Acquisition Directorate is responsible for developing, implementing, governing and executing the acquisition oversight framework of services, and for the championing of strategic sourcing policy and initiatives, for the Department of Defense (DOD). Services acquisitions have accounted for more than half of all DOD contracting dollars spent in support of the Warfighter in recent years. Services Acquisition is responsible to ensure the proper process execution of services procurement results in the best value at the most reasonable cost.
Over the past decade, the Department of Defense (DoD) has been increasing the percentage of its contracting dollars spent in contracted services; with most procurements being relatively small compared to major acquisition programs. To provide the appropriate oversight to such a large amount of spend (dollars) executed in many, smaller transactions, Services Acquisition is improving, implementing and executing an oversight structure for identifying, assessing, reviewing, validating, procuring, and overseeing the execution of contracted services requirements across the DoD.Read More >>
As the Department of Defense (DoD) continues to manage the challenges that face our Nation we ma2ust continually look for innovative and effective means to support our customers. Strategic sourcing is a proven best practice and represents how the DoD will acquire goods and services moving forward. It is the collaborative and structured process of analyzing an organization's spend and using the information to make business decisions about acquiring commodities and services more effectively and efficiently.