Open Contracting Implementation for Malaysian Government

The Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit is one of the prominent government agencies in Malaysia, that is responsible for 'modernising and reforming' the public sector.

Open Contracting Data Standards (OCDS) was first introduced in 2014 to enable data publications according to structured standards. These standards form the main foundation towards more sustainable data sharing and are used by all OCP participating countries.

MAMPU led by YBrs. Dr Suhazimah binti Dzazali, the Deputy Director General of ICT together with the Director of Digital Government Division, YBrs. Dr. Yusminar binti Yunus held a discussion together with the Open Contracting Partnership (OCP) team representative, Ms. Bernadine Fernz on 22 October 2018 at MAMPU Putrajaya to discuss the direction that needs to be formulated to assist Malaysia in adapting to OCP towards becoming an Open Government. MAMPU also held discussions with the Ministry of Finance Malaysia, Ministry of Works Malaysia and Sinar Project on 14 March 2019 to discuss efforts to use OCDS with technical assistance from OCP.

Key Work Areas
  1. Encourage data sharing related to Government procurement and spending between public sector agencies, the private sector and the people.
  2. Raise the quality and transparency in service delivery through Open Data sharing online focused on the people.
  3. Encourage digital economic productivity through industry creation or new innovations with the involvement of the people and business community.

Open Contracting Partnership

OCP connects governments, civil society and business to open up and monitor public contracting. They support the global open contracting community and work with partners across sectors and along the whole process of government contracting.

Focal Points

Focal Point

Organization

Contact

Dr. Fazidah binti Abu Bakar
ICT Consulting Division

MAMPU

[email protected]

Zulkfli bin Ahmad
MAMPU Open Data Team

MAMPU

[email protected]gov.my

Dr. Yusminar Binti Yunus
Director of Digital Government Division

MAMPU

[email protected]

Bernadine Fernz
Head of Infrastructure

Open Contracting Partnership

[email protected]

 

 

 

Links/Resources

  1. https://www.malaysia.gov.my/portal/content/30597