Procurement and Contract Strategies for Construction is a detailed guide to the key steps in the procurement process and the decisions which need to be made in order to create an effective procurement and contract strategy (PCS). PCS is a fundamental building block in successful project delivery. The book shows how—if done correctly—it ensures the right suppliers are appointed that are able to deliver the client’s objectives.
Procurement and Contract Strategies for Construction
- determining client requirements, scope and objectives
- supply chain engagement
- breaking down a project into packages
- allocation of design responsibility
- types of engagement model—risk allocation and management responsibility
- selecting the commercial model
- choosing the contract, including NEC4, FIDIC and JCT; tendering and contract award.
is essential reading for a wide range of construction professionals, particularly commercial, contractual and procurement staff. It will also be of interest to students on university and professional courses that cover procurement and contract strategy.
02. Defining Client Requirements and Constraints on the Procurement Strategy
03. Understanding the Supply Chain
04. Packaging Strategy
05. Design Responsibility
06. Engagement Model
07. Commercial Model
08. Contract Forms
09. Tender Selection and Contract Award