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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Establish, implement and control procurement processes 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
115196  Establish, implement and control procurement processes 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Building Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Physical Planning, Design and Management 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  12 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2004-08-11  2007-08-11  SAQA 1055/04 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2008-08-11   2011-08-11  

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 
The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Managing multiple construction projects on more than one construction site, incorporating different construction disciplines.

    A person credited with this unit standard will be able to establish, implement and control procurement strategy, process, procedure and documentation at organisation and project level.

    This unit standard will contribute to the full development of a professional community of Construction Managers.

    The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this unit standard are essential for social and economic transformation and upliftment within the construction environment. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    The following knowledge, skills attitude and/or equivalent:
  • FETC Mathematical Science
  • NQF Level 4 English Language and Communication
  • FETC Physical Science
  • Managing construction resources at NQF level 5 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this unit standard:

    Procurement strategy includes:
  • Preferential Procurement Policy
  • Contract and pricing strategy
  • Targeting strategy
  • Procurement procedures

    Delivery management includes:
  • Project delivery
    > Project planning
    > Project implementation
  • Supply chain management
    > Disposal management
    > Demand management
    > Logistics
    > Acquisition management

    Implementation of procurement processes includes:
  • Bulk purchasing at company level
  • Preparing and adjudicating tenders

    The different types of procurement documents include:
  • Pre-qualifications
  • Tender documents
  • Requests for quotations
  • Expressions of Interest
  • Request for proposals

    Relevant sections of procurement documentation include:
  • General Conditions of Contract
  • Tender and quotation documents:
    > Conditions of Tender
    > Schedule of Quantities
    > Project and technical specifications
    > Tender forms
    > Form of Agreements
  • Drawings and specifications
  • Tendering procedures
  • Returnable documents
  • Contract documents

    Parameters of procurement systems include procedures and limits applicable to:
  • Verbal quotations
  • Written quotations
  • Procurement documents 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Establish the procurement strategy at organisation and project level. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The requirements for different types of procurement systems are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The delivery management cycle is explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Procurement strategy is in accordance with organisation policies and legislated procurement regulations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Parameters for procurement are set in accordance with organisation policy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Approval for procurement strategies is obtained in accordance with organisation policy and procedures. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Manage pre-bid procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Funding availability is confirmed in accordance with budget. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Prospective short-listed suppliers are identified and confirmed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Potential procurement systems are assessed and selected. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Prepare procurement documentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The appropriate form of contract is selected according to contracting strategy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The relevant amendment to clauses and special conditions of contract are included. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Standard specifications are selected and project specifications are drafted. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Procurement documentation is developed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    All relevant sections are included in procurement documentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Approval for procurement documents is obtained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Invite, receive and evaluate tenders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Invitations to tender are submitted in accordance with procurement rules and procedures and as specified in the procurement documentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Tender submissions are received in terms of the project procurement policies and procedures, and as specified in the procurement documentation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Tender submission offers are reviewed in terms of preference, responsiveness and cost. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Risk analysis is conducted on tenders received. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Tender evaluation points are allocated and tenders are ranked. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    An evaluation/recommendation report is compiled and submitted/presented in accordance with project procurement policies and procedures. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    The contract is concluded with the successful tenderer in accordance with the terms of the approved recommendation. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA for The Bachelors Degree in Construction Management, NQF Level 6.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • The relevant ETQA or other ETQA's, who have a Memorandum of Understanding in place with relevant ETQA, would be responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this qualification. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • The requirements for different types of procurement systems
  • The delivery management cycle
  • Elements of the procurement strategy
  • Organisational policy with regard to procurement
  • Pre-bid procedures
  • Procurement methodologies
  • Requirements and procedures with regard to procurement documentation
  • The different types of procurement documents
  • Procedures with regard to the invitation, receipt and evaluation of tenders 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems.

    Evident in the following Specific Outcome:
  • Establish the procurement strategy at organisation and project level.

    Evident in the following Assessment Criteria:
  • Risk analysis is conducted on tenders received. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others.

    Evident in the following Specific Outcome:
  • Establish the procurement strategy at organisation and project level.

    Evident in the following Assessment Criteria:
  • Prospective short-listed suppliers are identified and confirmed. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Employ self-management.

    Evident in the following Specific Outcome:
  • Prepare procurement documentation.

    Evident in the following Assessment Criteria:
  • Potential procurement systems are assessed and selected. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Manage information.

    Evident in the following Specific Outcome:
  • Prepare procurement documentation.

    Evident in the following Assessment Criteria:
  • Standard specifications are selected and project specifications are drafted;
  • Procurement documentation is developed. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively.

    Evident in the following Specific Outcome:
  • Invite, receive and evaluate tenders.

    Evident in the following Assessment Criteria:
  • The contract is concluded with the successful tenderer in accordance with the terms of the approved recommendation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Demonstrate scientific and technological competence.

    Evident in the following Specific Outcome:
  • Invite, receive and evaluate tenders.

    Evident in the following Assessment Criteria:
  • Potential procurement systems are assessed and selected. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand Contextual world-systems.

    Evident in the following Specific Outcome:
  • Manage pre-bid procedures.

    Evident in the following Assessment Criteria:
  • Procurement strategy is in accordance with organisation policies and legislated procurement regulations;
  • Approval for procurement strategies is obtained in accordance with organisation policy and procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    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  50017   National Diploma: Club Professional Golfing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-11-30  Was CATHSSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  48700   Bachelor of Construction Management: Built Environment  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2012-06-30  CHE 
    Elective  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 


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