Effect of Procurement Contract Management on Project Performance in the Road Sector.

Mgabo, Bitteme N. (2020) Effect of Procurement Contract Management on Project Performance in the Road Sector. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Effective procurement contract management is one of the single most important aspects in the performance of any project, without which, any project fails. This study hence set out to assess the effect of procurement contract management on project performance in the road sector, with a particular focus on TANROADS. Particularly, the consider looked for to examine the effect of especially, the consider looked for contractual terms, monitoring of procurement contracts, contract documentation and technical capabilities of contractors on project performance in the road sector. The study employed a quantitative approach whereby 70 respondents from TANROADS were involved. The results showed that the majority of respondents showed that the award of the tender was award process is not undertaken within reasonable time, implying that there are unnecessary delays, from the time of tender announcement to award. It was also indicated that the majority of the respondents highlighted the fact that disappointment to get it the contract documentation leads to misinterpretation of contractual terms, with 75% of the respondents showing that the experience of the contractor in the construction industry is very critical to project performance. The study found that all the four independent variables, which are compliance, monitoring, documentation and technical capacity, all have statistically significant effects on project performance. It was recommended, it was recommended that more training of staff be undertaken for effective project performance, and also a more rigorous vetting process for contractors be put in place in order to ensure that the suitably qualified contractors are given the procurement tenders in order to ensure better results. Keywords: Contract, Management, Procurement, Procurement Contract.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Depositing User: Khadija Katele
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2023 08:09
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2023 10:34
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/3420

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