ARCHIVED - Appendix B: Management Response and Action Plan
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The Corporate Management Branch agrees with the recommendations presented in this report. Management has already taken action to address some of the issues brought forward and is committed to undertaking additional actions to address the remaining issues.
|Audit Recommendations||Proposed Management Actions||Responsible Official(s)||Implementation Date|
|Recommendation (1): The Vice President, Corporate Management Branch should develop and implement a planning process that anticipates Agency procurement and contracting requirements||CMB will:
||Director, Contracting and Procurement Division||June 30, 2013|
|Recommendation (2): The Vice President, Corporate Management Branch should strengthen guidance for procurement and contracting.||CMB will:
||Director, Contracting and Procurement Division||December 31, 2012
3 sessions per year to branch management, and all Managing for Success sessions.
|Recommendation (3): The Vice President, Corporate Management Branch should review, and where appropriate strengthen, its functional direction and monitoring of sole-source justifications, supplier price support, and statements of work prepared by delegated RC managers, to enhance compliance with the TB Contracting Policy.||CMB will:
||Director, Contracting and Procurement Division||Immediately
December 31, 2012
|Recommendation (4): The Vice President, Corporate Management Branch should establish time frames for completion of key steps in the procurement / contracting process and monitor and report against.||CMB will:
||Director, Contracting and Procurement Division||June 30, 2013
September 30, 2013
|Recommendation (5): The Vice President, Corporate Management Branch should review CPPD's roles and responsibilities related to procurement and contracting, and should seek opportunities to have financial / administrative activities performed more efficiently elsewhere in the Agency.||CMB will:
Undertake a review of financial / administrative activities to identify potential efficiencies in:
(Consultations will be required with Finance and Branch representatives prior to implementation of any changes.)
|Director, Contracting and Procurement Division||December 31, 2012|
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