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1. QUANTITY SURVEYING

The normal full pre and post contract services for the Quantity Surveyor shall be deemed to include services 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 in broad terms and listed as follows as per South African Council for Quantity Surveying Profession, Government Gazette, 4 December 2009.

inception

STAGE 1: Inception stage

• Assisting in developing a clear project brief
• Attending project initiation meetings
• Advising on suitable procurement policies for the project
• Advising on other professional consultants and service solutions
• Defining the quantity surveyor’s scope of work and services
• Conclude terms of the agreement with client. The following deliverables are applicable:

Agreed scope of work
  Agreed services
  Signed client /quantity surveyor professional services agreement.

STAGE 2: Concept and viability stage

• Agreeing the documentation programme with the principle consultants and other professional consultants
• Attending design and consultants meetings
• Reviewing and evaluating design concepts and advising on viability in conjunction with the other professional consultants
• Receiving relevant data and cost estimates from the other professional consultants
• Preparing preliminary and elemental or equivalent estimates of construction cost
• Assisting the client in preparing a financial viability report
• Auditing space allocation against the initial brief
• Liaising, cooperating and providing necessary information to the client, principle
consultant and other professional consultants for which the following deliverables are applicable:

Preliminary estimate(s) of construction cost
Elemental/equivalent estimate(s) of construction cost
Space allocation audit for the project.

STAGE 3: Design developments

• Reviewing the documentation programme with the principal consultant and other professional consultants
• Attending design and consultants meetings
• Reviewing and evaluating design and outline specifications and exercising cost control in conjunction with the other professional consultants
• Receiving relevant data and cost estimates from the other professionals consultants
• Preparing detailed estimates of construction cost
• Assisting the client in reviewing the financial viability report
• Commenting on space and accommodation allowances and preparing an area schedule

• Liaising, cooperating and providing necessary information to the client, principle consultant and other professional consultants and for which the following deliverables are applicable:

Detailed estimate(s) of construction cost
Area schedule.

STAGE 4: Document and Procument

• Attending design and consultant meetings
• Assisting the principle consultants in the formulation on the procurement strategy for contractors, subcontractors and suppliers
• Reviewing working drawings for compliance with the approved budget of construction cost and /or financial viability
• Preparing documentation for both principal and subcontract procurement
• Assisting the principal consultant with calling of tenders and /or negotiation of prices
• Assisting with financial evaluation of tenders
• Assisting with preparation of contract documentation for signature and for which the following deliverables are applicable:

Budget of construction
Tender documentation
Financial evaluation of tenders
Priced contract documentation.

STAGE 5: Construction

• Site handover
• Preparing schedules of predicted cash flow
• Preparing pro-active estimates for proposed variations for client decision making
• Attending regular site, technical and progress meetings
• Adjudicating and resolving financial claims by the contractors
• Assisting in the resolution of contractual claims by the contractors
• Establishing and maintaining a financial control system
• Preparing valuations payment certificates to be issued by the principal agent
• Preparing final accounts for the works on the a progressive basis and for which the following deliverables are applicable:

Schedules of predicted cash flow
Estimates for proposed variations Financial control reports
Valuations for payment certificates
Progressive and draft final accounts.

STAGE 6: Close-out

• Preparing valuations for payment certificates to be issued by the principal agent
• Concluding final accounts and for which the following deliverables:

Valuations for payment certificates
Final accounts.

2. DEVELOPMENT SURVEYING

3. PROJECT MANAGEMENT