Demonstrate knowledge of contract management in the road transport industry

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Demonstrate knowledge of contract management in the road transport
industry
Level
5
Credits
5
Purpose
This unit standard is for people in management positions in the road
transport industry, and is applicable to both goods and passenger services.
People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of
contracting in the road transport industry; describe contract procurement
processes; demonstrate knowledge of contract management for a road
transport industry service; and explain the legal issues relating to contracts in
the road transport industry.
Subfield
Commercial Road Transport
Domain
Road Transport Management
Status
Registered
Status date
25 June 2007
Date version published
25 June 2007
Planned review date
31 December 2012
Entry information
Open.
Accreditation
Evaluation of documentation and visit by NZQA and
industry.
Standard setting body (SSB)
NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated)
Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP) reference
0092
This AMAP can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.
Special notes
1
The legal requirements to be complied with include:
Employment Relations Act 2000;
Land Transport Act 1998;
Sale of Goods Act 1908.
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2
Any new, amended, or replacement Acts, regulations, Rules, standards, codes of
practice, or Land Transport New Zealand requirements or conditions affecting this
unit standard will take precedence for assessment purposes, pending review of this
unit standard.
3
A road transport operation may form part of an organisation’s activities or it may
constitute a complete organisation.
4
The contracts used to meet the evidence requirements of element 4 may relate to
actual or simulated industry context(s).
5
Element 3 of this unit standard covers a similar outcome to element 3 of Unit 19030,
Demonstrate knowledge of tendering, negotiating, and managing a contract in a
business operation. People who hold credit for unit standard 19030 may be able to
use it as evidence for element 3 of this unit standard.
Elements and performance criteria
Element 1
Demonstrate knowledge of contracting in the road transport industry.
Performance criteria
1.1
The explanation includes six different activities in a road transport operation that
may be contracted out.
1.2
The explanation includes the different types of contract commonly used in the
road transport industry.
Range
contract for service, mutual contract between road transport
operators.
1.3
The explanation includes benefits and disadvantages of oral contracts.
1.4
The explanation includes systems for monitoring contracts in terms of benefits
and disadvantages.
Range
includes but is not limited to – activity reporting, exception
reporting.
Element 2
Describe contract procurement processes.
Performance criteria
2.1
The description includes methods of procuring contracts in terms of suitability
for different products and services associated with a road transport operation.
Range
includes but is not limited to – open tender, advertising at large,
registration of tenderers, invited tenders.
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2.2
The description includes the key components of a tender document for a
product or service used in the road transport industry.
Range
2.3
one of – lease of vehicle, vehicle fleet maintenance, office
supplies, accounting services, equipment, fuel.
The description includes procedures for receiving, recording, opening, and
evaluating tenders.
Element 3
Demonstrate knowledge of contract management for a road transport industry service.
Range
one of – vehicle lease contract, contract for service, vehicle maintenance
contract.
Performance criteria
3.1
The explanation includes the parties’ roles and which party has control over the
contract.
3.2
The explanation of the processes required to monitor and evaluate the
performance of the contractor is in accordance with the procedures for
monitoring in the contract and the minimum standards defined in the contract.
3.3
The explanation of processes to manage performance variations and/or breach
of contract is in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract.
Element 4
Explain the legal issues relating to contracts in the road transport industry.
Performance criteria
4.1
The explanation includes an outline of situations when legal advice should be
sought.
4.2
The explanation includes a comparison between mediation and arbitration in
terms of process and suitability for two different types of disputes relating to
contracts in the road transport industry.
Range
4.3
may include but is not limited to – quality of service delivered,
charging for extra services, liabilities not identified, late payment
by service deliverer.
The explanation includes legal requirements for the maintenance and storage of
documents relating to a contract.
Range
ownership of documents that may be used by enforcement
agencies, custody of documents, electronic records.
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Please note
Providers must be accredited by NZQA, or an inter-institutional body with delegated
authority for quality assurance, before they can report credits from assessment against
unit standards or deliver courses of study leading to that assessment.
Industry Training Organisations must be accredited by NZQA before they can register
credits from assessment against unit standards.
Accredited providers and Industry Training Organisations assessing against unit standards
must engage with the moderation system that applies to those standards.
Accreditation requirements and an outline of the moderation system that applies to this
standard are outlined in the Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP). The
AMAP also includes useful information about special requirements for organisations
wishing to develop education and training programmes, such as minimum qualifications for
tutors and assessors, and special resource requirements.
Comments on this unit standard
Please contact NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) [email protected] if
you wish to suggest changes to the content of this unit standard.
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