Client Representative / Employers Agent

  • Advise the client on the provision of consultancy services and assist in negotiating their contracts.
  • Assist the client in preparation of the Project Brief and assembling the information for the tender documentation.
  • Review the design proposals, programmes and cost plan with the client.
  • Attend meetings as the client’s representative with consultants and tenant’s as necessary.
  • Ongoing involvement in the development of the design to ensure that meets the objectives of the brief and is delivered on budget.
  • As necessary, assess insurances and warranties, bonds and liquidated damages.
  • Management of the tender process, including preparing the tender documentation, evaluation and appointment of contractors.
  • Agree cost control strategy with contractors, including cost parameters.
  • Cashflow management.
  • Co-ordinate, chair and issue minutes for regular progress review meetings.
  • Monitor site progress and delivery compared to the programme and established quality control system. Arrange regular meetings to review progress and issue minutes.
  • Provide monthly cost reports, valuations and certificates of payment.
  • Issue certificates as required under the form of contract.
  • Carry out all duties of the ‘Employers Agent’ under the form of contract.
  • Co-ordinate in conjunction with the Client the inspection and hand over of the building.
  • Monitor the progress of remedial works during the defects liability period and release retention monies with relevant certificates as required by the form of contract.