NOAA ACQUISITION PROCESS - PBA See Notes 1, 2, 3 PLANNING SOLICITATION POSTAWARD Develop START Develop Solicitation Performance Outcomes Hold Postaward Form Conference PBA Determine Team Standards and AQLs EVALUATION Hold Contract Review Obtain Charter from Meetings Define NEC/NEP Surveillance (If applicable) And Measurement Evaluate Offers Monitor & Evaluate Per QASP Define the Need to Establish Be filled Incentives Conduct Discussions Apply Negative Identify Remedies Or Positive Conduct Market For Incentives Research Non-Performance AWARD Document Contractor Describe Scope Create PRS Award Contract Performance SOO or PWS? PWS Guidance Report Award in Identify Constraints Write PWS END FPDS-NG SOO Guidance Write QASP Write SOO NOTES: LEGEND Note 1: This flowchart provides a snapshot of the Performance-Based Acquisition in the NOAA Acquisition Process. This is only a guide in defining when in the process these tasks normally occur – the exact location in the contracting cycle for each item is somewhat flexible depending on program/contracting BEGIN / END Program Office (See Note) action dynamics. A detailed analysis of each event in the Post-award Phase can be viewed by clicking on the appropriate event. Note 2: The Official Contracting Process is defined in the FAR, DOC Commerce Acquisition Manual, and the NOAA Acquisition Handbook. Supporting Information Note 3: Please refer to the governing directives for official guidance. NOTE: These colors represent the dominant NOAA AGO (See Note) Decision Node lead for each task.