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ORDERING GUIDE
ACQUISITION ALERT 19-02 PROTECH MANDATORY USE POLICY

AGO issued Acquisition Alert 19-02, July 02, 2019, which establishes and implements the NOAA acquisition policy for use of the ProTech strategic sourcing solution for all professional or technical services requirements.

The ProTech domains are mandatory for consideration for all in-scope professional and technical services requirements with a total value (including options) less than or equal to the simplified acquisition threshold (SAT) and mandatory for use for all professional and technical services in-scope requirements with a total value (including options) over the SAT, as outlined in the policy, unless a specific exception or waiver applies.

The ProTech Exception and Waiver Process flowchart guide and ProTech Waiver Request Form can be found on the ProTech website in the Resources section, in the Acquisition Planning area.

PROTECH ORDERING GUIDE (WEB PORTAL)

This Guide provides a 24/7 accessible portal with content that is dynamic and enables performance excellence through the application of a standardized body of knowledge including: policies, procedures, tutorials, samples, and templates germane to the ProTech acquisition process.

PROTECH ORDERING GUIDE (DOCUMENT)

This Guide contains the information needed to properly use the multiple award IDIQ contracts to award task orders responsive to Requiring Activities’ requirements. This Guide also describes the steps for preparing a purchase requisition (PR) package, the roles and responsibilities for managing the ProTech task orders (TO), and guidance, oversight, review, and approval procedures.