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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Participate in the design and implementation of municipal supply chain management 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
116353  Participate in the design and implementation of municipal supply chain management 
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 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  12 
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 
This Unit Standard is intended for political executives, municipal managers and strategic executive managers and assistant strategic executive managers in South African local government organisations. These service delivery processes include the supply of goods and services and may include public: public and public: private partnerships. Municipals services are delivered for the purposes of providing basic services to the community, to which they are constitutionally entitled.

Persons credited with this Unit Standard are able to:
  • Oversee the establishment of effective, efficient and innovative systems for the demand and planning of service delivery processes at a municipal Level.
  • To ensure value for money is obtained in the use of public funds.
  • To effectively and efficiently managing fiscal and financial resources of South African municipalities. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that the Learners are competent in:
  • Communication at Level 4.
  • Mathematical Literacy at Level 4. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this is relevant municipal and public finance legislation.

    Typical scope of documents include:
  • Pre-qualification, bid documentation, advertising of and invitations for contracts; opening and recording of bids, the evaluation of bids to ensure best value for money; negotiating the final terms of contracts; and the approval of bids, conflict of interest, vendor verification.

    Types of public private partnerships include:
  • Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT), Build-Transfer-Operate (BTO), Build-Own-Operate (BOO), Buy-Build-Operate (BBO), Design-Build (DB), Design-Build-Maintain (DBM), Design-Build-Operate (DBO), Contract services, Developer Finance, Lease-Develop-Operate (LDO), Build/Develop/Operate (BDO), Lease-purchase, Sale-Leaseback, Turnkey.

    Included in evaluating public-private partnerships are:
  • The factors driving the public-private partnerships, definition of scale and scope of private sector involvement, evaluation of alternative PPP models and options, selection of preferred option, development of a detailed PPP format. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Apply legislative requirements governing supply chain management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The elements of supply chain management are described and analysed in the context of service delivery objectives at a municipal Level. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The principles contained in the legislation governing supply chain management can be identified in the context of municipal service delivery. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The implications of the legislative requirements governing supply chain management can be recognised and applied to organisations involved in municipal service delivery. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Manage risks in supply chain management processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Potential and actual risks are identified and compared with each other in a report explaining their frequency of occurrence. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Fraud prevention measures are recommended for municipal supply chain management processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Processes are identified for screening providers of municipal services to assure quality control. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Delegation supply chain management powers and functions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The roles of accounting officers and other municipal role players in supply chain management are described showing a clear understanding of powers, responsibilities and delegations. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A report is written indicating what powers and functions could and should be delegated to ensure efficient administration. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Comply with required ethical standards applied in municipal supply chain management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Standards underpinning effective supply chain management are recognised and are based on ethical standards as stipulated by legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Legislative requirements are translated into a code of conduct for municipal officials and role players involved in supply chain management processes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Disclosure requirements by supply chain management officials and other role players are identified in legislation and incorporated into the procedures, which will be implemented. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Develop and evaluate a municipal supply chain management policy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Alternative supply chain management processes are evaluated for appropriateness. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A municipal supply chain management policy is developed which complies with legislation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Appropriate monitoring and reporting systems to both Council and senior management are put in place. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Reporting systems must include data on black empowerment, gender equity and other council objectives.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    New strategic alliances are evaluated in accordance with the supply chain management policy. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The appropriateness of proposed strategic alliance with suppliers is evaluated using a contingency model. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Develop various types of contractual arrangements and operational frameworks for public private partnerships. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A range of public private partnership organisational options are described and evaluated in terms of their appropriateness as a service delivery mechanisms and the degree of risk transfer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A framework for public private partnerships is developed in accordance with the regulatory framework. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The objectives of public private partnerships for all stakeholders, especially the poor, are identified and evaluated in terms of the impact they will have on the stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The process for selecting a private sector provider and awarding a contract is developed to assure best practice and legislative requirements are met. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Types of governance structures for the public private partnerships are evaluated from the perspective of including financial management practice and tariff setting factors. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Principles governing technology use and transfer are evaluated for their appropriateness to the Public Sector. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Regulation, monitoring and complaints handling procedures are set in place to allow for ongoing monitoring of the supply chain management policy. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An 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 
  • Municipal finance, systems and structures legislation
  • Black empowerment legislation
  • Basic business operating principles
  • Risk management
  • Requirements for drafting a contract requirements 

  • 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, e.g. by trying to find creative solutions to how to optimise service delivery and utilise public private partnerships to build capacity in the public sector. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community, e.g. through communicating with others regarding legislative issues and fostering team commitment amongst the public sector as well as private sector stakeholders. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively, e.g. through the demonstration of ethical and moral principles in all service delivery processes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information, e.g. through awareness of organisational and partnership practices and policies to ensure that they comply with the legislation and codes of conduct. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and / or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion, e.g. through advising and motivating others with regard to service delivery issues. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use Science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others, e.g. use appropriate computer software for data capturing and document storage purposes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognizing that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation, e.g. in keeping in mind that service delivery contracts effect the lives of individuals and the well-being of the community and country as a whole. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities, e.g. acting as custodian of ethical behaviour and maintaining a high Level of commitment to providing effective and efficient services to the community. 

    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  48965   Certificate: Municipal Financial Management  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  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  67460   National Diploma: Public Administration  Level 6  NQF Level 06  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  57827   National Diploma: Public Administration  Level 7  Level N/A: Pre-2009 was L7  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
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    7. All Access Holdings 
    8. Amadube Investments CC 
    9. ARMS - Audit & Risk Management Solutions 
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    14. Bizz Professional Training and Skills Development 
    15. Bokatoka Construction and Projects 
    16. BPL Academy 
    17. Brilliant Skills Development & Training Solutions 
    18. Broadmind Leadership Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    19. Centre for Logistics Excellence (Pty) Ltd 
    20. Change Strategies Consulting Services CC 
    21. Circleway College 
    22. Coceka Consulting 
    23. Commerce Edge South Africa 
    24. Commitech Consulting 
    25. Concepts of Sustainable Management (CSM) 
    26. Cradle Stars Trading Enterprise 
    27. CTC College(PTY) LTD. 
    28. D T M CONSULTING CC 
    29. DB Schenker Logistics Campus MEA Pty Ltd 
    30. Dee-Bravo Training Centre 
    31. Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) 
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    34. Edu Wize Group Pty Ltd 
    35. Elvis Koena Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
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    39. ETAMIC PTY LTD 
    40. Ethembeni Multi Service Enterprise (Pty) Ltd 
    41. Excellent Minds Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    42. Falcon Business Institute (PTY 
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    44. GATYANA TRAINING ACADEMY 
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    48. GOBELA CONSULTING 
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    54. IGKM Management Servicers (Pty) Ltd 
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    57. Inafrica General Trading Pty LTD 
    58. Institute For Performance Management 
    59. Institute of Busines Management of Southern Africa 
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    63. Jabukile Consultancy 
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    66. Josmap Training Institute 
    67. K Shabangu FET College 
    68. Kajal and Associates 
    69. Kcobodo Training Centre (KTC) 
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    71. Khulani HR Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
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    73. Konwaba Training Solutions 
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    75. Kuyakhula Development Initiatives 
    76. KVR Training and Business Solutions 
    77. Le - Mark Training and Development Pty (Ltd) 
    78. Learncore (Pty) Ltd 
    79. Learning Exchange Pty (Ltd) 
    80. Londimvelo Consultants 
    81. M J Mafunisa Consulting PTY (LTD) 
    82. Madidi Supply Chain Institute & Business Institute 
    83. Magumzane Traiding cc 
    84. Mahloko Training, Auditing Services and other Projects 
    85. Makaota Training Consultants 
    86. Makavila Suppliers CC. 
    87. Makhuba Development Projects CC 
    88. Mamuhle Academy 
    89. Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) 
    90. Maritime Business Institute 
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    96. Milzet Holdings 
    97. Mission Point Consulting 
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    103. Motheo Skills Entity 
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    105. MUHANGWENE DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE 
    106. Nalengmokoni Investors (Pty) Ltd 
    107. National School of Government (NSG) 
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    113. Opelong Business Institute 
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    120. Pietersburg Labour Consultants 
    121. Pioneer Business Consulting 
    122. PMA Holding (Pty) Ltd 
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    138. Sebenzisanane Human Capital 
    139. Silalele Consulting CC. 
    140. SIZA NESU TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    141. Skills Fly Consulting Group Pty Ltd 
    142. South Africa School of Diplomacy, Protocol and Public Administration 
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    155. Thobologo Training and Education Group 
    156. Thubelihle Graduate Institute 
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    158. Thuto-Boswa Education and Training Solution 
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    160. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    161. Tovani Traiding 299 
    162. Tradesman Consulting & Training Solutions 
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    167. Tshepang Consulting & Project 
    168. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
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    170. TWINMARK STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS 
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    172. Ukwakhile Training 
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