Office of the Chief Procurement Officer

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of The Chief Procurement Officer (OCPO) is to provide an open and transparent procurement process that promotes maximum competition, promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion, implements efficient procurement practices, and leverages the County’s overall resources to achieve best value and quality.


Integrity, Innovation, Continuous Improvement, Commitment to Customer Service, Educating and Empowering Users and Stakeholders

Cook County Procurement Code

The Office of The Chief Procurement Officer (OCPO) operates daily according to Chapter 34, Article IV of the Cook County Code of Ordinances, also known as the Cook County Procurement Code, and is responsible for procuring the commodities, construction, equipment, services (professional and work services), and supplies necessary to maintain operations throughout Cook County. (Excluding Cook County Sister Agencies) To learn more about the Cook County Procurement code please visit:

Register with the OCPO

The OCPO's vendor database (Bonfire) is wholly separate from the M/WBE Directory (B2GNow) that is managed by the Office of Contract Compliance (OCC). Registration in one system does not automatically include you in the other. Vendors registered in the B2GNow system are strongly encouraged to register in Bonfire in order to receive notices of OCPO contract opportunities, view and download solicitations, view the list of firms that have downloaded a solicitation, and submit a response to any solicitation.

To register in Bonfire, please click HERE .

Vendor Resources

The Office of Contract Compliance (OCC) is responsible for managing the County's M/WBE Program, certifying firms, and monitoring M/WBE utilization on County contracts. For more information, please visit OCC's homepage via the link to the right. 

The Bureau of Economic Development has established the Cook County Small Business Source and has a network of partners and many are designated by the State of Illinois to assist businesses pursue procurement opportunities. 

Location Title
Main Office
Location Phone
Location Hours
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: Closed

Agency Head

Raffi Sarrafian, Chief Procurement Officer