Procurement Strategies for Contractor Development


Practice Note 32: Application of the Potentially Emerging (PE) Status 
This practice note addresses the practical application of the Potentially Emerging (PE) status both by clients and the contractors

Practice Note 29: Allocating Sustainable Work Opportunities to Contractor Development Programmes  
This practice note aims to demystify perceptions around set 'asides' and 'ringfencing' which may hinder provision of work opportunities to contractors enrolled within Contractor Development Programmes (CDPs).

Practice Note 10: Attaining Social and Economic Deliverables  
This Practice Note discusses a number of targeted procurement procedures relating to the measurement and quantification of the participation of target groups, the provision of incentives for attaining key performance indicators in the performance of a contract and the creation of contractual obligations to engage target groups in the performance of the contract. It also outlines the approach adopted in the cibd Specification for Social and Economic Deliverables in Construction Works Contracts for the delivery of a wide range of social and economic deliverables including the employment of local resources, employment opportunities for labour intensive works, business opportunities, enterprise support and development programmes and skills development.

A8: Procurement Measures to Develop Registered Contractors (1036)

This practice guide outlines the principles for sustainable growth and a number of strategies to promote the participation of smaller registered contractors in public contracts so that they can grow and develop. The strengths and weaknesses of each of these strategies are discussed

B1: Formulating and Implementing Preferential Procurement Policies (1007) 

This practice guide presents a range of policy options and implementation methodologies that may be pursued in the formulation of preferential procurement policies that are consistent with the provisions of the South African regulatory regime. The guide introduces the thinking behind preferential procurement policies, the manner in which such policies are implemented internationally and the constraints to implementation within South Africa. It interprets the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act and related regulations, identifies the methods by which preferences may be applied, provides guidelines as to how preferential procurement policies may be formulated to satisfy legislative requirements and contains examples of preferential procurement policies that are drafted in accordance with this practice guide.

B2: Methods and Procedures for Implementing Preferential Procurement Policies (1008)    
This practice guide provides a range of uniform methods and procedures for implementing a wide range of policy themes in a consistent manner. The guide presupposes that a preferential procurement policy is in place and focuses on the capturing of preferencing requirements in procurement documents. It contains sample preferencing schedules, clauses required to activate preferencing in the Tender Data where use is made of the cibd Standard for Uniformity in Construction Procurement , and data capture forms