SCOPE OF ORDINARY QUANTITY SURVEYING SERVICES BY STAGE

STAGE 1: INCEPTION

To establish client requirements and preferences, assess user needs and options, appointment of necessary consultants, establish the project brief including project objectives, priorities, constraints, assumptions, aspirations and strategies, with the following deliverables:

  • Agreed scope of work
  • Agreed services
  • Signed agreements
STAGE 2:  CONCEPT AND VIABILITY

To prepare and finalise the project concept in accordance with the brief including the scope, scale, character, form, function and preliminary programme and viability of the project, with the following deliverables:

  • Preliminary estimate(s) of construction cost
  • Elemental or equivalent estimates) of construction cost
  • Space allocation audit for the project
STAGE 3: DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

To develop the approved concept to finalize the design, outline specifications, cost plan, financial viability and program for the project, with the following deliverables:

  • Detailed estimate(s) of construction cost
  • Area schedule
STAGE 4: DOCUMENTATION AND PROCUREMENT

To prepare the construction and procurement documentation, confirm and implement the procurement strategies and procedures for effective and timeous procurement of necessary resources for the execution of the project, with the following deliverables:

  • Budget of construction cost
  • Tender documentation
  • Financial evaluation of tenders
  • Priced contract documentation
STAGE 5: CONSTRUCTION

To manage, administer and monitor the contracts and processes, including the preparation and co-ordination of the procedures and documentation to facilitate practical completion of the works, with the following deliverables:

  • Schedule(s) of predicted cash flow
  • Estimates for proposed variations
  • Financial control reports
  • Valuations for payment certificates
  • Progressive and draft final accounts
STAGE 6: CLOSE-OUT

To fulfill and complete the project close-out including the preparation of the necessary documentation to facilitate effective completion, handover and operation of the project, with the following deliverables:

  • Valuations for payment certificates
  • Final account(s)