NPM No. 154-2015
Requesting Entity: Negros Oriental State University (NORSU)
Issues Concern: Procurement of Individual Consultants
Applicability of the revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) No. 9184 to the procurement of individual consultants
[T]he procurement of individual consultants is within the scope and application of RA 9184 and its IRR, and is still subject to the rules on Competitive Bidding. On the other hand, the engagement of a Highly Technical Individual Consultant may be conducted through Negotiated Procurement; however, compliance with the requirements and procedures for the engagement of Highly Technical Individual Consultants as an Alternative Mode of Procurement is still required, such as, the posting of the Notice of Award must be observed at all times.