You are a Senior Quantity Surveyor working for a large Professional Quantity Surveying Practice.
A manufacturing company (the client) is looking to move to your country and has selected your
practice to recommend a procurement and tendering strategy for their project.
As part of their expansion policy, they have decided to invest in new-build industrial units (light
manufacturing and office space – total 10,000m2
) on an industrial site.
A senior member of staff is being sent over to manage the work; they have little knowledge of the
construction industry. They are very interested in receiving detailed recommendations from your
practice including a recommendation of a procurement and tendering strategy that will support
project success; and have also stated that a quick start is essential
Provide a professional report to the senior member of staff on the briefing discussions that need to
be held with the Client and Stakeholders to ensure that a satisfactory development is identified.
The report should include:
• Client/Stakeholder briefing items (approximately 500–600 words).
• Critical analyses of the various procurement, tendering and contractor selection strategies
that may be used (approximately 1,000–1,200 words).
• Demonstration of a comprehensive understanding of how risk in projects can be allocated
and managed through the appropriate choice of procurement and tendering strategy and
choice of contract form (approximately 500–600 words).
• Provision of your conclusions and recommendations based on your critical analyses
(approximately 500–600 words).