All staff who are involved in the procurement of goods and services for Local Government entities, particularly those required to run tenders.
Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the tendering requirements framework, including legislative requirements. Covers advanced procurement methods such as, Public Tendering, Selective Tendering, Joint Purchase Arrangements, In-House Tenders and contract development. Matters relating to Tender Advertising, Tender Administering and Evaluation are also addressed.
- Local Government Framework
- Legislation and policy
- Ethics and probity
- Conditions of tendering as prescribed under the Local Government Act
- Writing Specifications and tender documentation
- Advertising and issuing tenders
- Tender receipt and opening procedures
- Tender evaluation
- Notifying tenderers
- Contract formation
- Documentation and record keeping
Keith Barber has over with over 20 years experience in procurement both in local and state government with majority of his experience in sourcing a wide range of goods, works and services for a number of SA Councils. He has also has experience in managing a procurement team for a major metropolitan Council as well as Senior Contract Management and Strategic Procurement roles in State government.
Now working for LGA Procurement Keith has a passion for procurement capability development in the local government sector demonstrated through his participation on a range of procurement groups and peak bodies including the Network of Procurement Professionals and Vice Chair of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply SA/NT (2005 – 2008).
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