The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Acquisition and Grants Office (AGO) includes the Strategic Sourcing Acquisition Division (SSAD), the ProTech Branch, and the ProTech Program Management Office (ProTech PMO). ProTech is a suite of contracting vehicles that consists of Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) multiple award contracts, multiple award and single award Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs), and other contract types providing professional and technical services to NOAA. The ProTech PMO consists of government contracting officers and account managers who are assigned to a specific domain. They oversee the domain contracts and provide program, acquisition, and administrative management support and guidance.
The PMO aims to improve the business operations and cost savings for NOAA. AGO (and DOC bureau) contracting officers will be responsible for awarding and managing ProTech task orders. Upon request of the government requiring activity or the task order contracting officer (TO CO), the ProTech PMO is available to offer guidance and assistance in the following areas: