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Organizational Set-Up and Functions

Bids and Awards Committee (BAC)

Republic Act 9184 Otherwise Known as the Government Procurement Reform Act under Section 12 and its 2016 Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR), requires the creation of the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC), Bids and Awards Committee Secretariat (BACSec) and Technical Working Group by the Head of
Procuring Entity (HoPE). The BAC has a fixed term of one (1) year reckoned from the date of appointment, renewable at the discretion of the HoPE. 

To facilitate and harmonize procedures and standards in the procurement process of the University, there are three (3) BACs, such as:

The above committees are composed of five (5) regular members following Section 11.2 of RA 9184 IRR:

Provisional Members:

The Chairperson and the Vice-Chairperson shall also be designated by the HoPE. Moreover, the Vice-Chairperson shall be a regular member of the BAC. For purposes of this IRR, the term “permanent” shall refer to a plantilla position within the Procuring Entity concerned.(a)

Bids and Awards Committee Secretariat (BACSec)/Procurement Unit

The Bids and Awards Committee Secretariat Office (BACSec Office) shall act as the central channel of communications for the University of the Philippines Los Baños Bids and Awards Committee (UPLB-BAC) with end-user(s) or implementing units, other government agencies, providers of goods, infrastructure projects, and consulting services, observers, and the general public. It shall perform the following functions:

Procurement Management Planning

Procurement Activities

Contract Management and Monitoring Activities

Administrative and Process Management/General Services