Contract

Appointment ISO 19650 introduce term Appointment to be used instead of the more generic term contract. This means one term can be used for both external contracts and internal work instructions

Appointment

Equivalent to PAS1192 term ‘Contract’ The more generic term appointment has been used in ISO 19650 instead of contract. This means one term can be used for both external contracts and internal work instructions

life cycle

stages and activities spanning the life of the system from the definition of its requirements to thetermination of its use, covering its conception, development, operation, maintenance support and disposal NOTE 1 Adapted from IEC 61508 and ISO/IEC 15288:2008, definition 4.10.NOTE 2 Adapted from ISO/TR 18529:2000, Clause 3. PD ISO/TS 12911:2012 RIBA Plan Of Work 2020 […]

Quantity Surveyor (QS)

person who provides financial and contractual advice and services for planning, carrying out and completion (3.5.23) of construction works https://www.iso.org/obp/ui#iso:std:iso:6707:-2:ed-3:v1:en:term:3.8.25

Crown Commercial Services (CCS)

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is an administrative agency and trading fund of the Cabinet Office of the UK Government, responsible for the supervision of the procurement of common goods and services on behalf of the government The aim of using CCS agreements is to find cost-effective procurement frameworks to buy commonly used goods and […]

Cost Led Procurement

A procurement method introduced by Constructing Excellence and the Cabinet Office intended to allow industry to use its experience and knowledge to develop innovative solutions through leveraging design, materials, subcontracting, direct labour and experience to the advantage of the Public Sector Client.

Integrated Project Insurance (IPI)

The integrated Project Insurance model (IPI) coupled up with Insurance Backed Alliancing is a framework which encourages and empowers project teams to work together. The procurement method introduced by Constructing Excellence and the Cabinet Office collectively insures the client and all the other Alliance partners: consultants, specialists, manufacturers, construction managers and their supply chains.

Insurance Backed Alliancing

A new procurement method coupled up with Integrated Project Insurance model (IPI) is a framework which encourages and empowers project teams to work together. The procurement method introduced by Constructing Excellence and the Cabinet Office, collectively insures the client and all the other Alliance partners: consultants, specialists, manufacturers, construction managers and their supply chains.

Two Stage Open Book

A procurement method introduced by Constructing Excellence and the Cabinet Office where a client invites prospective integrated teams to bid for a project based on their ability to deliver an outline brief and cost benchmark In the two-stage, open-book bidding process, an outline bid and benchmark cost are provided to prospective project teams. Following the first stage, […]