Guide for writing and administering performance statements of work for service contracts.
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Published by Office of Federal Procurement Policy in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Public contracts -- United States.,
  • Government purchasing -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesOFPP pamphlet -- no. 4.
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Federal Procurement Policy., United States. Office of Management and Budget.
The Physical Object
Pagination89 p. :
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15246166M

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Guide for writing and administering performance statements of work for service contracts. [Fort Belvoir, Va.?]: [U.S. Army Engineer School], [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Office of Federal Procurement Policy. A Guide for Writing and Administering Performance Statements of Work for Service Contracts. Chapter 1 General and Introduction -- New Role of Contractors. Each year the government contracts for a large part of its mission support. As a result, sampling guide. Size: KB. The contract statement of work, which is referred to as the PWS, is the foundation of performance-based services. The PBSC PWS describes the effort in terms of measurable performance standards (outputs). These standards should include such elements as "what, when, where, how many, and how well" the work is to be performed. •Discover a repeatable methodology for writing performance based service contracts performance work statement (PWS) or statement of work (SOW). •Administering PBC can also require a paradigm shift for the organization.

This is the first in a series of guidebooks on best practices developed by the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. This guidebook contains best practices in contract administration that should be useful tools to program and contracting officials in administering federal contracts.   The Performance Work Statement (PWS) is a Statement of Work (SOW) for Performance-Based Acquisitions that clearly describes the performance objectives and standards that are expected of the contractor. When a contract is awarded, the PWS is legally binding upon the contractor and the U.S. Government. Policy Pamphlet #4, "A Guide for Writing and Administering Performance Statements of Work for Service Contracts," (now rescinded) described "how to write performance into statements of work" and addressed job analysis, surveillance plans, and quality control in Eleven years later, OFPP Policy Letter , Service Contracting, established that. make greater use of fixed-price contracts and emphasize performance-based contracting methods. Consequently, more time and resources should be devoted to advanced procurement planning and solicitation development activities, including writing quality Performance Work Statements (PWS) with measureable performance and quality standards.

  Performance Work Statement. The PWS is a feature of performance-based acquisi-tion. “Performance-based contracting,” as defined in Fed-eral Acquisition Regulation (FAR) , means structur-ing all aspects of an acquisition around the purpose of the work to be performed, with the contract requirements set. Statement of Work Writing Style The statement of work is the heart of the contract and is subject to contract law. The SOW describes the details of performance and is the gauge against which contractor performance is measured. A good statement of work is unambiguous, complete, accurate and logical enough to be understood by a.   Statement of Work (SOW) and Performance Work Statement (PWS) Listing. Statement of Work - The portion of a contract which establishes and defines all non-specification requirements for contractor's efforts either directly or with the use of specific cited documents.. Performance Work Statement - A statement of work for performance-based acquisitions that . A Guide for writing and administering performance statements of work for service contracts. United States. Office of Federal Procurement Policy. Book (2) English (2) View all formats and editions (2) Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date.