The following shall be the responsibilities of the BAC:
i. Recommend to the Head of the Procuring Entity the method of procurement of the goods, services, infrastructure projects included in the APP, i.e. whether to use public bidding or any of the alternative methods of procurement.
ii. Creation of the TWG, if necessary, from a pool of technical, financial and/or legal experts to assist in the procurement process.
iii. Undertake the advertisement and/or posting of the invitation to bid.
iv. Conduct pre-procurement and pre-bid conferences.
v. Determine the eligibility of prospective bidders in accordance with the guidelines set forth in R.A. 9184 and its IRR-A.
vi. Sole authority to receive and open bids.
vii. Conduct the evaluation of bids with the assistance of the TWG.
viii. Undertake post-qualification proceedings, with the assistance of the TWG.
ix. Resolve motions for reconsideration filed by prospective bidders and other concerned parties with respect to the conduct of the bidding process.
x. Recommend award of contracts to the Head of the Procuring Entity or a duly authorized second-ranking official.