Procurement and Contract Management


Developing Specifications for Excellence


This one day course is designed to assist Local Governments and Contract Managers in Western Australia to:
  • Demonstrate a systemised, practical step-by-step process to developing a fit for purpose SOW/SOR for any purchase;
  • Clarify the roles and responsibilities of different people involved in developing a SOW/SOR;
  • Share practical experiences among the members of the group through participation, discussion and group problem solving; and
  • Progress an actual live request statement of requirements to a point where the participant is confident they can complete it quickly, efficiently and effectively.

Procurement and Contract Essentials


WALGA is committed to assisting members achieve best practice in all aspects of Local Government procurement and governance through capacity building in WALGA’s training courses and providing further help and support via WALGA’s subscription services. 

This course introduces learners to an extensive range of procurement principles and practices in a Local Government environment.  Learners will be introduced to Local Governments’ obligations under the Local Government Act 1995, and the processes and structures through which a procurement process must pass. A number of key Local Government concepts and process requirements will be introduced which may serve as the catalyst for further training if new to the Local Government sector