CONTRACT REVIEW AND AWARD

Contract review is an essential step in the contracting process. It provides for independent advice on the acceptability of the procurement process undertaken, and the proposed commitment of funds the highest level authority or officer with the appropriate authority. Read More …

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Pre-contractual phase: Planning

Includes activities related to requirement definition and preliminary procurement planning up to issuance of bid solicitation. During this phase, various activities may arise such as: Verify the requisition form for goods and services, the funding and the security requirements Review Read More …

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PRE-CONTRACT AND POST-CONTRACT

Contract activities can be split into two distinct but interdependent phases: pre-contract award/renewal and post-contract management. Contract management is command and control of the activities spanning both phases, but the potential value adding outcomes of post contract management will not Read More …

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STAGES OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CYCLE AS PER PPRA.

1. Preparation of procurement plan(s) 2. Preparation of procurement specification and initiation of the procurement process. 3. Preparation of pre-qualification/tender/bid documents. 4. Advertisement/initiation of bids e.g. print media, online, website. 5. Receiving and opening of bids. 6. Evaluation of bids. Read More …

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PROCUREMENT CYCLE

The Procurement cycle is the cyclical process of key steps when procuring goods or services, from identification of a need and conducting market analysis through to the process of selecting the supplier, managing their performance and reviewing lessons learnt. Potential Read More …

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NEED IDENTIFICATION

Customer Needs Identification is the process of determining what and how a customer wants a product to perform. Customer Needs are non-technical, and they reflect the customers‘ perception of the product, not the actual design specifications, although frequently they are Read More …

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PRINCIPLES OF PROCUREMENT PLANNING

Public procurement principles set the framework for managing public procurement requirements and also within which procurement practitioners must work. So as practitioners it is important to not only know and understand these principles but to internalize them so that they Read More …

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Contents of a procurement plan

The procurement plan shall include but not be limited to the following information: Detailed breakdown of the goods, works, consultancy es and services required; A schedule of the planned delivery, implementation or completion dates for all goods, works, consultancies and Read More …

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KEY STEPS IN THE PROCUREMENT PLANNING PROCESS

Forecasting Forecasting is the first, and arguably the most important step in the procurement process because it provides the opportunity to link the procurement plan to the overall business strategy and objectives of the ministry/project and the national budget. When Read More …

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