The existence of an effective contract management team is vital to ensure a project’s objectives are met in the long term. Chapter 2 provides guidance on how to set up a Procuring Authority’s contract management team to carry out this role in the most effective manner, considering the challenges any project is likely to face. Training of project staff also needs to be planned and delivered by the Procuring Authority, covering both general training as well as PPP-specific training, and this chapter provides guidance on the specific topic of staff training.
For the purposes of this chapter, the ‘contract management team’ refers to the Procuring Authority’s contract management team. The Project Company will also have a team responsible for managing its contractual obligations and liabilities and interfacing with the Procuring Authority’s team; however, that is not the focus of this chapter.
The topics covered by this chapter are: