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SMG 2610.17

FDA STAFF MANUAL GUIDES, VOLUME III - GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT

PROCUREMENT

iPROCUREMENT REQUISITION APPROVERS

Effective Date: 03/06/2009

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 1. Purpose
 2. Policy
 3. Responsibilities
 4. Effective Date
 5. History

1. PURPOSE 

To outline approval requirements for iProcurement requisitions.

2. POLICY 

There must be a minimum of two approvers for all iProcurement requisitions with the last approver always being a Budget Officer. Exceptions to this policy will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. A request for an exception must be approved by the Director of OFM.

In an instance in which a requisition has been entered into the UFMS workflow requiring immediate approval and an approver is not available, a memo must be sent from the Center Executive or Budget Officer to the iProcurement Module Lead, OFM, requesting immediate approval. With such a memo, the iProcurement Module Lead is authorized to approve the requisition in iProcurement.

3. RESPONSIBILITIES 

A. Budget Officer – The Budget Officer is responsible for reviewing all details of a requisition, making any necessary changes and approving the requisition in iProcurement

B. Director, OFM – The Director of OFM is responsible for reviewing and approving exceptions to this policy

4. EFFECTIVE DATE 

This policy is effective as of March 6, 2009 signed by William Collinson, Director, OFM.

5. Document History -- SMG 2610.17, iProcurement Requisition Approvers 

STATUS (I, R, C)DATE APPROVEDLOCATION OF CHANGE HISTORYCONTACTAPPROVING OFFICIAL
Initial03/06/2009N/aOC/OO/OM/OFMWilliam Collinson, Director, OFM