1. Facilitate the development of a clear project brief
  2. Establish the procurement policy for the project
  3. Assist the client in the procurement of necessary and appropriate other consultants including the clear definition of their roles and responsibilities
  4. Establish in conjunction with the client, other consultants and all relevant authorities, the site characteristics, rights and constraints for the proper design of the intended project
  5. Define the consultant’s scope of work and services
  6. Conclude the terms of the agreement with the client
  7. Facilitate a schedule of the required consents and approvals
  8. Prepare, coordinate and monitor a project initiation programme
  9. Facilitate client approval of all Stage 1 documentation
  1. Assist the client in procurement of the other consultants
  2. Advise the client on the requirement to appoint a health and safety consultant
  3. Communicate the project brief to the other consultants and monitor the development of the concept and viability
  4. Agree to format and procedures for cost control and reporting by the other consultants
  5. Prepare a documentation programme and indicative construction programme
  6. Coordinate concept and viability documentation for presentation to the client for approval
  7. Facilitate approval of the concept and viability by the client
  8. Facilitate approval of the concept and viability by statutory authorities
  1. Agree and implement communication processes and procedures for the design development of the project
  2. Assist the client in the procurement of the necessary other consultants including the clear definition of their roles and responsibilities
  3. Prepare, coordinate, agree and monitor a detailed design and documentation program
  4. Conduct and record consultants’ and management meetings
  5. Facilitate input required by health and safety consultant
  6. Facilitate design reviews for compliance and cost control
  7. Facilitate timeous technical coordination
  8. Facilitate client approval of all Stage 3 documentation
  1. Recommend and agree on procurement strategy for contractors, subcontractors and suppliers with the client and the other consultants
  2. Prepare and agree on the procurement programme
  3. Advise the client, in conjunction with the other consultants on the appropriate insurance
  4. Coordinate and monitor the preparation of procurement documentation by consultants in accordance with the project procurement programme
  5. Manage procurement process and recommended contractors for approval by the client
  6. Agree on the format and procedures for monitoring and control by the quantity surveyor of the cost of the works
  7. Coordinate the assembly of the contract documentation for signature
  1. Arrange site handover to the contractor
  2. Establish the construction documentation issue process
  3. Agree and monitor issues and distribution of construction documentation
  4. Instruct the contractor on behalf of the client to appoint subcontractors
  5. Conduct and record regular site meetings
  6. Monitor, review and approve the preparation of the construction programme by the contractor
  7. Regularly monitor the performance of the contractor against the construction programme
  8. Adjudicate entitlements that arise from changes required to the construction programme
  9. Receive, coordinate and monitor approval of all contract documentation provided by contractor(s) es
  10. Agree on quality assurance procedures and monitor the implementation thereof by the other consultants and the contractors
  11. Monitor preparation and auditing of the contractor’s health and safety plan and approval thereof by the health and safety consultant
  12. Monitor the preparation of the environmental management plan by the environmental consultant
  13. Establish procedures for monitoring scope and cost variations
  14. Monitor, review, approve and issue certificates
  15. Receive, review and adjudicate any contractual claims
  16. Monitor the preparation of financial control reports by the other consultants
  17. Prepare and submit progress reports
  18. Coordinate, monitor and issue practical completion lists and the certificate of practical completion
  19. Facilitate and expedite receipt of occupation certificate
  1. Co-ordinate and monitor rectification of defects
  2. Manage procurement of operations and maintenance manuals, guarantees and warranties
  3. Manage the preparation of as-built drawings and documentation
  4. Manage procurement of outstanding statutory certificates
  5. Monitor, review and issue payment certificates
  6. Issue completion certificates
  7. Manage agreement of final account(s)
  8. Prepare and present the project close-out report


CPDev have a full working knowledge of the five principal forms of contracts between employers and contactors and regularly implement these forms of agreement for Clients. The most common form of contract is the JBCC and is generally accepted on property development projects, when utilizing the JBCC principal agreement we use the PROCSA form of contact to appoint consultants as the conditions and consultant deliverables are aligned between these forms of agreement.