New Procure-To-Pay portal for Shared Services Canada suppliers to submit bids and invoices

7 June, 2016 – Ottawa - A new self-service Procure-to-Pay (P2P) web portal gives Shared Services Canada suppliers the ability to submit bids and invoices online. As of July 2016, all Shared Services Canada procurements will be initiated using the Procure-to-Pay (P2P) web portal.

What this means for Shared Services Canada suppliers

The P2P portal will be used to submit bids, invoices and provide enhanced visibility of procurement activities within Shared Services Canada. This electronic procurement and payment system will enable Shared Services Canada to modernize business practices, expedite processing and payment with suppliers and will result in an improved end-to-end service delivery experience for clients.

The Shared Services Canada P2P solution will provide the following benefits:

  • Easily update supplier profile information
  • Electronic access to tenders
  • Electronic bid submission
  • Invoice management:
    • electronic submission of invoices
    • automated electronic invoice processing
    • invoice status updates
    • more efficient invoice payment processes
  • Loading of catalogues for procurement tools

Register to access the P2P supplier portal

Suppliers are required to register to access the P2P web portal by selecting the "New Supplier? Register Now" button on the home page of the Procure-to-Pay (P2P) web portal.

Training

Supplier portal training will be provided through a combination of on-line and self-serve training ("How To" documents and instructional videos) accessible on the P2P portal. As well, we will be running weekly interactive WebEx training sessions through the summer and fall of 2016.

Shared Services Canada suppliers are invited to attend weekly interactive P2P supplier portal training sessions via WebEx prior to joining the portal community. P2P portal WebEx sessions for suppliers will be held on Wednesdays 2:00 to 4:00pm EST. Shared Services Canada will provide P2P portal training demonstrations followed by a question and answer period. To register for this session, please send your request to the P2P Team at: SSC.p2p-p2p.SPC@canada.ca.

Support

The Shared Services Canada Procurement and Accounts Payable teams will ensure your first experiences in the portal are given attention, support and diligence over the coming weeks and months. There is a P2P Helpdesk in operation and on standby to support your transition to the portal.

Still have questions?

Feel free to contact the P2P Team SSC.p2p-p2p.SPC@canada.ca) directly with your questions.

Shared Services Canada: Quick facts

Shared Services Canada is national in scope, with employees located in 43 government departments and agencies.

Approximately 1,300 information technology employees from Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) transferred to the new department in the summer of 2011. An additional 5,000 information technology and internal services employees from 42 other federal organizations were transferred in November 2011. This experienced workforce operates under a new business model, one that encourages partnerships and that is based on service excellence, innovation and value for money.

More information is available on Shared Service Canada’s website.

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