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Implement strategic and integrated supply chain management and sourcing partnerships in construction contracting operations management

Reference
R/505/8293
Level
Level 6
Credit Value
20
Guided Learning Hours
60
 
Aim
The aim of this unit is to illustrate the skills, knowledge and understanding required to confirm competence in Implement strategic and integrated supply chain management and sourcing partnerships in construction contracting operations management within the relevant sector of industry.


Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
The Learner Will The Learner Can
1 Be able to evaluate and agree the benefits and risks of strategic sourcing
  • 1.1 - Select relevant criteria to use in making evaluations and decisions
  • 1.2 - Evaluate the effect of strategic sourcing on competitiveness of supply, compare the evaluation with existing arrangements and calculate the advantages and disadvantages
  • 1.3 - Evaluate the benefits of changing to new suppliers
  • 1.4 - Recommend changes using evidence and identify the strategic implications for supply
  • 1.5 - Negotiate and agree recommendations with decision makers, the suppliers and other people who have an interest
2 Understand how to evaluate and agree the benefits and risks of strategic sourcing
  • 2.1 - Evaluate how to select relevant criteria to use in making evaluations and decisions
  • 2.2 - Explain how to evaluate the effect of strategic sourcing on competitiveness of supply
  • 2.3 - Propose how to compare the evaluation with existing arrangements
  • 2.4 - Explain how to calculate the advantages and disadvantages strategic sourcing on competitiveness of supply
  • 2.5 - Explain how to evaluate the benefits of changing to new suppliers
  • 2.6 - Propose how to recommend changes to suppliers using evidence
  • 2.7 - Describe how to identify the strategic implications for supply
  • 2.8 - Propose how to negotiate recommendations with decision makers, the suppliers and other people who have an interest
  • 2.9 - Evaluate how to agree recommendations with decision makers, the suppliers and other people who have an interest
3 Be able to agree and implement alignment of systems
  • 3.1 - Specify and agree with the supply chain the ways in which systems will be managed and aligned
  • 3.2 - Identify and agree, with all stakeholders, the changes to systems which are necessary to meet technical and quality requirements
  • 3.3 - Develop and implement appropriate trials, assess the results and make appropriate modifications before moving to full implementation
  • 3.4 - Check that the alignment of systems conforms to the requirements of data protection legislation
  • 3.5 - Negotiate and agree formal contractual arrangements that set out the requirements for the implementation and operation of strategic sourcing partnerships
4 Understand how to agree and implement alignment of systems
  • 4.1 - Evaluate how to specify and agree with the supply chain the ways in which systems will be managed and aligned
  • 4.2 - Describe what to identify as the changes to systems with all stakeholders which are necessary to meet technical and quality requirements
  • 4.3 - Evaluate how to agree with all stakeholders, the changes to systems which are necessary to meet technical and quality requirements
  • 4.4 - Propose how to develop appropriate trials before moving to full implementation
  • 4.5 - Explain how to implement appropriate trials before moving to full implementation
  • 4.6 - Examine how to assess the results and make appropriate modifications before moving to full implementation
  • 4.7 - Explain how to check that the alignment of systems conforms to the requirements of data protection legislation
  • 4.8 - Propose how to negotiate a formal contractual arrangements that set out the requirements for the implementation and operation of strategic sourcing partnerships
  • 4.9 - Evaluate how to agree formal contractual arrangements that set out the requirements for the implementation and operation of strategic sourcing partnerships
5 Be able to monitor and control supply chain arrangements
  • 5.1 - Review the terms of contract regularly, and assess whether there are continued net benefits to the supply chain
  • 5.2 - Monitor the performance of the supply chain against agreed standards and quantify any variations in performance
  • 5.3 - Inform the supply chain about variations in performance from contract terms, and provide them with advice and information about the changes needed and the time allowed to make the changes
  • 5.4 - Investigate persistent variations and major problems, identify likely causes and inform all the supply chain
  • 5.5 - Assess existing sourcing arrangements against alternative supply options regularly and estimate the relative benefits and advantages
6 Understand how to monitor and control supply chain arrangements
  • 6.1 - Examine how to review the terms of contract and assess whether the contract provides continued net benefits to the supply chain
  • 6.2 - Examine how to monitor the performance of the supply chain against agreed standards
  • 6.3 - Examine how to quantify any variations in performance of the supply chain
  • 6.4 - Explain how to inform the supply chain about variations in performance from contract terms
  • 6.5 - Explain how to provide the supply chain with advice and information about the changes needed and the time allowed to make the changes
  • 6.6 - Examine how to investigate persistent variations and major problems
  • 6.7 - Describe what to identify as likely causes of persistent variations and problems
  • 6.8 - Explain how to inform all the supply chain about causes of persistent variations and problems
  • 6.9 - Examine how to assess existing sourcing arrangements against alternative supply options
  • 6.10 - Examine how to estimate the relative benefits and advantages from the analysis of the existing sourcing arrangements and alternative supply options
Assessment guidance and/or requirements
This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built Environment.
Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated Assessment Strategy.