The office provides oversight and policy direction for the Department’s acquisition programs that are collectively responsible for transactions totaling nearly 50 percent of the Department of the Interior’s appropriated budget; and administers the Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting, the Federal Acquisition Certification for Contracting Officer Technical Representatives programs. The office also administers the Department’s Suspension and Debarment program, which protects the integrity of Interior’s procurement and non-procurement activities and supports the prevention of poor performance, fraud, waste and abuse.