Who We Are

The Education Procurement Service (EPS) is the Department of Educations (DoE) sector sourcing hub and operates as a shared service for the DoE, its agencies, the schools sector, Education and Training Boards and the Higher Education Sector.

EPS is one of the four sector specific procurement functions comprising Education, Health, Defence and Local Government. They operate together with the Office of Government Procurement (OGP) under the national procurement model as part of the Government’s Public Service Reform agenda.

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EPS provides sourcing services to all Public Sector Bodies (PSB's) for the following categories of expenditure:

Laboratory/Research Diagnostics, Services & Equipment

Agriculture, Veterinary & Library Goods & Services

Education Strategic

Data-Driven Procurement

Our award-winning team of experienced professionals follow a comprehensive data-driven process to ensure your procurement needs are met in as timely and cost-effective a manner as possible.

Managing the entire procurement and sourcing process from end to end entails oversight of multiple factors and subprocesses. Our approach of “Consolidate, Aggregate, Analyse” will allow your organisation to leverage Data-Driven Procurement practices to their full extent.

Multi-Annual Procurement Planning  (MAPP)

The MAPP template is part of the CPP pack.

It is a vital forecasting and planning tool for education institutions as it allows them to collate and aggregate their predicted spend data for the forthcoming three years including details on current contract status, contract expiry dates and number of procurement transactions per year.

Contract renewal can be planned under national frameworks and central arrangements.

To learn more about MAPP, please click here.

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