The BOT-PMO was created by virtue of D.O. 228, series of 1991, pursuant to the provisions of R.A. 6957, entitled “An Act Authorizing the Financing, Constitution, Operation and Maintenance of Infrastructure Projects by the Private Sector and for other purposes” and its IRR.
The BOT-PMO shall initiate, promote, supervise and perform such acts related to the implementation of the DPWH’s BOT projects.
The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Service has the specific functions, as follows:
Initiates, prepares and reviews PPP project proposals, concept papers and other necessary documentation for proposals undertaken in-house or by other agencies, consultants and private sector investors.
Initiates the inclusion in the DPWH infrastructure program of priority projects that may be financed, constructed, operated and maintained by the Private Sector.
Prepares and consolidates work and financial plans and budgetary requirements of DPWH-PPP projects as well as the needed GOP portion of project cost in a timely manner.
Coordinates with government agencies, private sector investors, lending agencies and donor countries and project stakeholders on project preparation and investment requirements of viable DPWH-PPP projects;
Prescribes the minimum design and performance standards, and specifications and the economic parameters which shall be observed by the bidders/contractor in preparing its bids;
Indicates the facilities associated with DPWH-PPP projects which are to be provided by the Government;
Conducts feasibility studies of PPP projects and prepares bidding documents to guide prospective bidders in preparing and submitting their pre-qualification application and bid proposal;
Participates in the negotiation and finalization of PPP contracts and coordinates the acquisition of the needed road right-of-way;
Review and recommends for approval the detailed engineering designs and plans prepared by the DPWH and/or proponents for such projects.
Monitors the progress of work and compliance with the contract agreement of the PPP contractor and recommends remedial and corrective measures to be undertaken; and
Performs other duties and responsibilities