NPM 021-2009

Requesting Entity: National Computer Center - Commission on Information and Communication Technology (CICT)

Issues Concern: Composition of Bids and Awards Committee (BAC)



Whether or not the Director for Administration and Finance, a third (3rd) rank officer, responsible for the groups on: (i) Human Resource Management and Development; (ii) Financial Management; and (iii) the Logistics Management and Services can be designated as a Chairman of the BAC.

It is clear from [Sec. 11.2.1 of the IRR-A and Volume 1 of the Generic Procurement Manuals] that the Head of the Procuring Entity may designate the Director for Administration and Finance either as a BAC Chairperson or BAC regular member, provided that, he or she possesses all the eligibility/qualification requirements, and none of the grounds for disqualification from membership in the BAC.