Services and public facing goods that could cause harm need to be reviewed by a SCM Buyer with delegated authority.
Requisitions must be routed by Buyer intervention regardless of dollar value if your order falls into one of the categories below or falls into a Special Considerations category. Check the BearBuy "Buyer Intervention" checkbox inside the Bear Buy ordering form.
Examples of when to select Buyer Intervention
- Services (including cloud services and software licensees) that contain UC protected information such as; health, personal, or credit card payment data
- On-site labor-related services of any kind (on-site is any University owned, leased or rented properties)
- Use of UC name, logos and marks by the supplier
- Construction/Capital Strategies orders
- Goods or services provided by any employee or near relatives of any UC employee
- Laboratory and other animals - Office of Laboratory Animal Care
- Specialized equipment regardless of cost - Equipment Management
- Environment, Health and Safety: Restricted items (Controlled substances, hazardous materials, radioactive)
- Firearms, ammunition, explosives
- Export Controls
Examples of when not to select Buyer Intervention
- BluCard orders under $5,000.00 should be processed within Berkeley Regional Services (BRS) with BluCards or when the Supplier is in the system and will accept a PO.
- Facility Use agreements that Real Estate signs that don't involve food or have a contract that is under $5,000.00.
- Business contracts signed by Business Contracts & Brand Proctection; legal contracts signed by the Office of Legal Affairs
- Some departments automatically check Buyer Intervention (The department end users don't know when it should and should not be checked). This should be unchecked by CSS when it doesn't apply.
- Don't select Buyer Intervention when the order is over $5,000.00. BearBuy will automatically route the order to the Buyer.
- Sending an order less than $5,000.00 to have a quote that doesn't contain any terms signed by a Buyer.