We strive to assist you as best we can in understanding policy that governs the local construction industry. The following practice guide, A7: The procurement of professional services (1035) – second edition – December 2007
, provides an overview of government’s policy regarding the appointment of consultants and the provisions made in the cidb Standard for Uniformity for the procuring of professional services. It outlines procedures applicable to each method contained in this standard and offers guidance on the compilation of procurement documentation associated with professional service contracts. It also establishes the relationship between the methodology advocated by the standard and that promoted by National Treasury in their Supply Chain Management Practice Notes.