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Unit of competency details

BSBPMG518 - Manage project procurement (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBPMG518A - Manage project procurementUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015
Is superseded by and equivalent to BSBPMG537 - Manage project procurement 18/Oct/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 19/Jun/2015
(View details for release 1) 25/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this unit

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ICT - Information and Communications TechnologyInformation and Communications Technology 6.0-6.1 
TLI - Transport and Logistics Training PackageTransport and Logistics Training Package 1.0-8.0 
MSS - SustainabilitySustainability 2.0,3.0-4.1 
CUA - Creative Arts and Culture Training PackageCreative Arts and Culture Training Package 2.0,3.0-4.1 
RII - Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training PackageResources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package 2.0-5.0 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 1.2-6.1 

Qualifications that include this unit

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CUA50513 - Diploma of Live Production DesignDiploma of Live Production Design2-4 
MSS50118 - Diploma of Sustainable OperationsDiploma of Sustainable Operations1-4 
RII50515 - Diploma of Civil Construction DesignDiploma of Civil Construction Design1-4 
RII50415 - Diploma of Civil Construction ManagementDiploma of Civil Construction Management1-3 
BSB51415 - Diploma of Project ManagementDiploma of Project Management1-4 
CUA50415 - Diploma of Live Production and Technical ServicesDiploma of Live Production and Technical Services1-3 
ICT50120 - Diploma of Information TechnologyDiploma of Information Technology1-2 
ICT60120 - Advanced Diploma of Information TechnologyAdvanced Diploma of Information Technology1-2 
CUA60213 - Advanced Diploma of Live Production and Management ServicesAdvanced Diploma of Live Production and Management Services2-4 
TLI50419 - Diploma of Materiel LogisticsDiploma of Materiel Logistics
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080315 Project Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080315 Project Management  30/Jul/2015 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.2.

Version created to correct missing elements

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake procurement in projects.

It applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Management and Leadership – Project Management

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Determine procurement requirements

1.1 Identify procurement requirements with input from stakeholders as basis for procurement planning

1.2 Establish and maintain, within delegated authority, agreed procurement management plan

2. Establish agreed procurement processes

2.1 Obtain information from suppliers capable of fulfilling procurement requirements

2.2 Determine or adopt established selection processes and selection criteria, and communicate to vendors to ensure transparency

2.3 Obtain relevant approvals for procurement processes to be used

3. Conduct procurement activities

3.1. Identify and act according to probity and project governance constraints 

3.2. Communicate agreed proposals and/or specifications to prospective vendors to ensure clarity of understanding of project objectives

3.3. Solicit vendor responses according to proposal requirements

3.4. Evaluate responses and select preferred vendors according to current legal requirements and agreed selection criteria

3.5. Negotiate with preferred contractor or supplier, to agree on terms and conditions of supply

4. Implement and monitor procurement

4.1. Implement established procurement management plan and make modifications  in line with agreed delegations

4.2. Review progress and manage agreed variations to ensure timely completion of tasks and resolution of conflict within the legal framework of the supply agreement

4.3. Identify and report procurement management issues and implement agreed remedial actions to ensure project objectives are met

5. Manage procurement finalisation procedures

5.1. Conduct finalisation activities to ensure vendor deliverables meet contracted requirements

5.2. Review project outcomes using available procurement records and information to determine effectiveness of procurement processes and procedures

5.3. Document lessons learned and recommended improvements for application to future projects

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance 

Criteria 

Description 

Reading

1.1, 2.1, 3.1, 3.4, 4.1, 5.2

  • Interprets, evaluates and critiques ideas and information from a range of complex texts

Writing

1.2, 2.2, 2.3, 3.2, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 5.2, 5.3

  • Develops plans using vocabulary, structure and conventions appropriate to text
  • Creates documents for internal and external use, using vocabulary and structure suitable for audience and context
  • Drafts requests for approvals using organisational formats

Oral Communication

1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.2, 3.5, 4.2

  • Participates in verbal exchanges using clear language to seek and provide information, or request approvals
  • Uses active listening and questioning techniques to confirm understanding

Numeracy

1.1, 4.2

  • Recognises cost parameters and interprets numerical information accordingly
  • Calculates changes to timelines resulting from changes to plan

Navigate the world of work

1.2, 3.1, 3.4, 4.1

  • Understands responsibilities and boundaries of own role

Interact with others

1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 4.2

  • Selects and uses appropriate conventions and protocols when communicating with internal and external stakeholders to seek or share information
  • Uses interpersonal skills to negotiate acceptable outcomes

Get the work done

1.1,1.2, 2.1, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 5.1, 5.2

  • Plans and organises complex activities, monitors implementation and manages relevant communication
  • Resolves problems and makes decisions based on analysis of options against set criteria and targets

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBPMG518 Manage project procurement

Release 2

BSBPMG518 Manage project procurement

Release 1

Updated to correct missing elements

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.2.

Version created to correct missing elements

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • work with others to determine procurement requirements and produce a procurement management plan for a project
  • carry out procurement and contracting activities according to agreed processes
  • monitor activities across a project's life cycle and resolve issues that could affect achievement of project objectives
  • create and maintain procurement records and documentation according to requirements of project and organisation
  • document a review of procurement management processes and procedures.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • describe the general features of a procurement management plan
  • summarise procurement procedures and required documentation
  • identify criteria that could be used to select vendors or suppliers
  • explain the general conditions and legal obligations of contracts as they relate to project procurement
  • explain probity and project governance constraints that relate to project procurement in a project and industry context.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the management and leadership – project management field of work and include access to:

  • workplace documentation relevant to procurement and contracts
  • case studies or, where possible, real situations.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10