Managing Reality is a series of books written by NEC experts that explain how NEC4 can be used to optimum benefit in everyday environments. Fully updated to reflect the NEC4 contract, the books in this series form the complete and authoritative guide to getting the most from NEC4 for your projects.
Book Two: Procuring an Engineering and Construction Contract is for those who need to know how to procure an ECC contract. It covers in practical detail invitations to tender, evaluation of submissions, which option to select, how to complete the Contract Data and how to prepare the Works Information. The use of this guidance is appropriate for employers, contractors (including subcontractors) and construction professionals in general.
Bronwyn Mitchell, BCom (Hons), BProc, MBA, MCIPS, MCIArb, has been working with the NEC since 1995 and has drafted hundreds of contracts based on NEC. She assisted in redrafting a Small Works Contract, also written under licence, for Scottish contracting situations and this version was fundamentally adopted and later published as the Short Contract. She has worked as a consultant and trainer in the use of all NEC contracts.
Barry Trebes, BSc (Hons), MSc, FRICS, FAPM, FInstCES, has over 30 years’ experience of providing consultancy, advice, facilitation and training on major developments across numerous business sectors, including aviation, defence, power, utilities, infrastructure, property, rail, highway and water, both in the UK and internationally. Barry provides NEC training and education, including providing NEC Thomas Telford Master Classes and their Project Manager Accreditation course. He also initiated and helped to develop the first web-based NEC contract management system, named CCM, with MPS Ltd in 2000. He was a member of the NEC4 drafting team.
Book 2 Managing Reality: Procuring an Engineering and Construction Contract
Chapter 1 Procurement
Appendix 1 Assessing tenders
Appendix 2 ECC tender documentation
Chapter 2 Contract Options
Appendix 3 Audit plan
Chapter 3 Completing the Contract Data
Chapter 4 Scope guidelines
Appendix 4 Scope clauses