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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply principles, regulations and legislation underlying supply chain management in the public sector 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
119345  Apply principles, regulations and legislation underlying supply chain management in the public sector 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Public Administration and Management 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Public Administration 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  15 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners working towards this standard will be working within a Public Sector environment, specialising in Public Finance Management and Administration, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to one's job. This standard will also add value to public officials who are seeking to develop a career pathway towards becoming an accomplished public finance management and administration specialist.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Identifying and applying the principles of supply chain management
  • Applying supply chain management policies and procedures within the public sector
  • Utilising supply chain management systems and resources to fulfill the function effectively
  • Securing and managing supplier contracts 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the learner is competent in Communication at NQF Level 4. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Identify and apply the principles of supply chain management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The elements of a world class supply chain management system are identified and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The evolution and importance of supply chain management systems in the public sector are understood and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Legislation relating to supply chain management within the public sector are explained and applied. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Legislation pertaining to supply chain management within the public sector includes but is not limited to BEE (Black Economic Empowerment) policies and principles, the Municipal Finance Management Act, the Public Finance Management Act.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Guidelines and principles that enable the operation of a sound supply chain management in the public sector are described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The principles underlying e-commerce are identified, understood and applied to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of supply chain at a tactical level. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Apply supply chain management policies and procedures within the public sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The spanning functional boundaries of supply chain management in South Africa's public sector are understood and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Public sector processes in making decisions about quality and quantity, supplier selection, pricing decisions and timing of purchases are understood and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Contractual principles, policies and procedures that apply to the public sector are explained and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The ethics and codes of conduct associated with supply chain management within the public sector are explained and applied. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Reporting processes pertaining to supply chain management codes of conduct are explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Utilise supply chain management systems and resources to fulfill the function effectively. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Strategic objectives are transformed into a supply chain optimization framework and forecasts drawn up accordingly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Appropriate systems and resources are utilized to ensure supply chain optimization. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Different inventory systems are distinguished to enhance management of inventories in the public sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Bulk services and goods are procured via the utilization of supply chain management regulations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Customer-service standards are achieved in a cost-effective and appropriate manner through supply chain optimization. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Secure and manage supplier contracts. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Contract and relationship management techniques, tools and philosophies are utilised to foster synergistic opportunities within supply chain management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Standard public sector contracts are reviewed and adapted to effectively secure supplier relations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Terms and conditions relating to different types of contracts are identified and explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Contract administration is undertaken on an ongoing basis to ensure proactive management of contracts. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learner must demonstrate an understanding of:
  • Public sector policies and procedures relating to procurement, including preferential ratings, BEE (Black Economic Empowerment)
  • Public Finance Management Act
  • Municipal Finance Management Act
  • Principles of supply chain management and supply chain optimization
  • The role of forecasting in supply chain management
  • Customer focused marketing
  • The principles of added value service
  • Supply chain relationships
  • Cross-functional integration
  • The principles and techniques of e-commerce
  • The basic principles of logistic management
  • Ethics and codes of conduct in public sector supply chain management 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems using critical and creative thinking processes to manage supply chains optimally. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community to create collaborative working relationships with suppliers. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to ensure that all supply chain management principles, tools and policies are integrated into overall business strategy. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organize and crtically evaluate information in order to source and evaluate suitable suppliers. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to convey information pertaining to supply chain management. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others in ensuring that supply chain management policies and procedures comply with overall public sector regulations. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that supply chain problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation and form part of a national and international process. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by ensuring that supply chain management also supports the upliftment of emerging organisations according to SA's BEE plan. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  49554   National Diploma: Public Finance Management and Administration  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50372   Further Education and Training Certificate: Municipal Finance and Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  57824   Further Education and Training Certificate: Public Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  58580   National Certificate: Aerodrome Control  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2016-12-31  TETA 
    Elective  50419   National Certificate: Port Control and Admissions  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2009-06-29  Was PSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  57805   National Certificate: Public Sector Employment and Skills Development Practices  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  74149   National Certificate: Supply Chain Management  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  58579   National Diploma: Air Traffic Control  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.