ANNEX 11 - Delegation of Contracting Authority
In accordance with 5201.601-90(a)(3), HCAs or their authorized designees shall notify DASN(AP) of a planned delegation of contracting authority to a HCA where the delegation
ultimately leads to a procurement by a DoD Activity outside DoN. The notification must address
the following information:
I. Identify Proposed DoD Organization to be Delegated Contracting Authority
a. Organization Name
d. Identify Senior DoN Employee in Charge of the Organization
II. Describe Extent of Contracting Authority to be Delegated
a. Dollar Threshold
b. Type of work/products/services authorized for procurement
III. Provide Rationale to Support Delegation of Contracting Authority
a. Explain why this delegation is necessary, to include why the delegating office cannot support the activity, and how it results in a more efficient execution and administration of the HCAs contracting operations.
b. Identify the anticipated workload and available resources at the Organization.
c. Describe the internal controls at the Organization to ensure efficient and effective execution and management of delegated authority.
d. Describe the oversight and management that will be performed by the delegating office to ensure compliance with all statutes, regulations, and policies.
IV. Describe Qualifications of Personnel Exercising Contracting Authority (Contracting Officer(s))
c. Specialized Experience
d. Relevant Training
Note: Requests for delegation of contracting authority and approval of delegation requests are accomplished at an HCA to HCA level to facilitate awareness of workload implications associated with the delegations.