Explain The Client's Intervention In The Tender Process

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1. a. Explain the client’s involvement in the tender process. Tendering is the process of making an offer, bid or proposal, or expressing interest to an invitation or request for tender. Organizations will seek other businesses to respond to a particular need, such as the supply of goods and services, and will select an offer or tender that meets their needs and provides the best value for money. The entire tender process for main contract works starts with the identification of the need to approach the market place to obtain competitive prices to carry out the works and ends with the formal exception of the contract. Risk The greatest objective for a client is to pass as much risk as possible by selecting a strategy with few separate contracts as are appropriate to the circumstances. Such a solution would be in the form of a design and build contract. It is assumed that the experienced client has conducted a feasibility study and made a business plan that is good enough to impress the bank into lending some money to tide the owner over until the project starts to earn money and pay for itself. On the other hand a less…show more content…
This will help to establish the methods to be used for the construction of the project. Construction methods can have a huge impact upon costs. The amounts of detail provided at this stage will vary from one firm to another and the familiarity with the types of project concerned. The method statement will assist in the preparation of the estimate by providing guidelines on how the work is to be undertaken. The method statement thus has two main functions: to assist the estimator during the preparation of the estimate and describe the method of working that will be adopted on site should the contractor be successful in the winning project (Allan, Pre-contract studies,

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