Emirates ID signs agreement with Tejari to manage its tenders and purchases online

ABU DHABI: The Emirates Identity Authority, Emirates ID, has signed an agreement with Tejari to manage its tenders and purchases online aimed at promoting transparency in its procedures.

Under the agreement, Emirates ID s purchasing requests and tenders will be published on Tejari s website. The latter will also provide online analysis and awarding of bids, as well as necessary technical support.

The agreement was signed at Emirates ID headquarters in Abu Dhabi by Musbeh Al Mismari, Emirates ID Executive Director of Organisational Services and Support, and Nader Sabaghian, Director General of Tejari, in the presence of a number of directors and departments heads from both sides.

According to the three-year agreement, Emirates ID will be able to manage all aspects of its purchases and supplies online, in addition to documenting and archiving all relative procedures and details of purchases, execution time, responsible organisational unit and users authorities. Benefits will also include facilitating archiving and internal audit processes and registering suppliers on Emirates ID s website in line with the applied standards and requirements.

Throughout the agreement tenure, Tejari will train Emirates ID s employees and suppliers on how to use the portal and participate in tenders through the portal or Tejari s call centre, besides conducting monthly studies and surveys as required to measure level of service delivery and satisfaction of stakeholders.

“The agreement comes in line with Emirates ID s quest to promote transparency in its procedures on the one hand, and the total shift to e-Services on the other,” Al Mismari said after signing the agreement.

“Emirates ID strives to be one of the most distinguished organisations in the country in terms of electronic practices. To this end, it is implementing an integrated project to automate all processes at its various departments, sections and centres according to a laid out timeframe. The aim is to reduce paper usage in all its administrative transactions,” he highlighted, noting that this comes in line with Emirates ID s keenness to actively contribute to entrenching the concept of Green Environment .

Nader Sabaghian said, “Tejari is honoured to work with Emirates ID in order to help realise its objectives in developing and modernising its purchasing and contracts department, and boost this leading step taken by the Authority in being the first federal entity using Tejari.”