RICS

Contract administrator

Contract Administrators invariably find themselves in a unique  position in relation to a construction process.  Even though they are appointed by the Employer they must nevertheless act fairly and exercise independent judgement when it comes to addressing their decision making functions within a building contract.

As Contract Administrator our aim is to deliver the project with minimal dispute.

 
Contract administrator

Our services include:

  • Identifying the Client’s requirements
  • Assembling a project team
  • Developing a programme of works from planning to post-construction
  • Establishing a budget
  • Arranging, where agreed, capital and life cycle costs studies
  • Liaison on legal matters
  • Determining and implementing the tender process
  • Preparing cash flow forecasts and statements and authorising payments
  • Continuously reviewing the programme to correct deviations and apprise the Client of their occurrence
  • Establishing a management framework and procedures
  • Co-ordination of construction work in person or through an agent
  • Monitoring performance and progress
  • Quality control by inspection and/or arranging third party insurance for Quality Assurance schemes
  • Reviewing all payments due under contracts and finance agreement
  • Handing over the building after re-testing and full commissioning of services
  • Dealing with defects during defects liability period and providing agreed management of relocation