Accepted programme

Planning & Programming of Logistics

I was appointed Planning Manager at initial stages of the project development the £100 Million Emergency Care Centre project in late 2008. This role also included development of a logistical and methodology plan required to serve the project’s needs. The project was located in the centre of one the busiest NHS Hospital and Teaching facility in Europe. It was also in a cul-de-sac location. It required:-

Programme Development & Progress Monitoring

The “Accepted Programme” within the NEC3 form of contract is the fundamental tool for administering and control of time and cost issues within the project. It demands robust monitoring and project management control of the programme much more than other contracts such as JCT etc. Fundamentally, the Accepted Programme looks ahead, not back, and requires a collaborative approach by all parties involved within the project.

Case Study Required by Asta Development – Developers of Asta Powerproject

I was appointed Planning Manager at initial stages of the project development the £100 Million Emergency Care Centre project in late 2008. On its conclusion in 2013, of this award winning project (winner of the prestigious CIOB Construction Manager of the Year Award 2013 in the New Build & Refurbishment £40-£100 Million category), I was approached by Asta Development to assist in their publication of a case study of the project. This highlighted my extensive use of their Project Management software (Powerproject) and some of the challenges the software helped me overcome.

NEC3 Programme Requirements

The “Accepted Programme” within the NEC3 form of contract is the fundamental tool for administering and control of time and cost issues within the project. It demands robust monitoring and project management control of the programme much more than other contracts such as JCT etc. Fundamentally, the Accepted Programme looks ahead, not back, and requires a collaborative approach by all parties involved within the project.

NEC3 & Weather

The NEC3 form of contract treats the impact of weather more empirically than other forms of contract. Its method fundamentally eradicated the subjectivity of impact associated with the more traditional approach.

The following is a presentation I prepared and delivered several times to the construction, design and client teams during the course of successfully delivered contract valued £100 million.

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