Part 165: Procurement Statement of Work
(OUTPUT Project Procurement Management: Plan Procurement Management)

  • The Procurement Statement of Work (SOW) is developed from the Project Scope Baseline
  • Defines the project scope that is included in the related contract
  • Must be detailed enough to allow sellers to determine if they can provide the required product, service, or result
  • Can include specifications, quantity, quality levels, and performance data
  • Includes collateral services such as post-project operational support and maintenance
  • Multiple products and services can be grouped into one procurement item
  • Terms of Reference (TOR)
    • Terms of Reference are like the SOW
    • Used in procuring services
    • Includes
      • Tasks that the contractor must perform
      • Standards that should be adhered to
      • Deliverables
      • Schedule