About Us

Procurement is a division of the Department of Internal Services.  We manage the procurement process for departments, agencies, boards, and commissions by providing knowledge and expertise to guide government as it seeks unique, creative, sustainable procurement solutions for complex business needs.

The mandate of Procurement is to be the leader in government procurement service delivery.

Procurement will achieve this through integrating an innovative approach in all procurement efforts, resulting in:

  • responsible management of public resources
  • clear customer focus
  • optimized sourcing solutions
  • transparency, compliance and sustainability
  • accountability to our colleagues and customers


Chris Mitchell, Executive Director Procurement
Chief Procurement Officer

NS Department of Internal Services  – Procurement
Centennial Bldg 1660 Hollis Street, 5th Floor
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V7