Procurement Planning & Management For Local Government

Cost: $200 + GST 

Duration: 9am - 12.30pm

Delivery: Face-to-face and online via webinar 

For: All staff who are involved in the procurement of goods and  services for Local Government entities, particularly those required to run tenders.                                                                                                                                                                                          
Course Overview:
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.
Course outline:
    - Local Government Framework
    - Legislation and policy
    - Ethics and probity
    - ICAC
    - 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).  


LGA Procurement developed 5 modules specifically for the South Australia Local Government sector - see the  training flyer here.

View the training curriculum flyer here.
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Procurement Planning & Management For Local Government LG House, 148 Frome St Adelaide 5000 3 Mar 2020