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PSSCOC Contract Administration Essentials

Event code: 79067

The Public Sector Standard Conditions of Contract (PSSCOC) standard contract forms are widely used in the public sector. For good contract administration of public sector construction projects, it is important to have a clear understanding of the administrative procedures under the PSSCOC and appreciate the meaning and implications of the contractual provisions so as to ensure the contract is properly administered, procedures and timelines followed closely and potential disputes are managed and avoided in the first instance.

The objectives of the course are to provide an overview of the key essentials in project delivery and some of the common procurement approaches using the PSSCOC, and discuss the key practice issues typically encountered in the contract administration of construction projects under the contractual framework of the PSSCOC for Construction Works.

• Overview of Project Procurement Essentials using PSSCOC
• Superintending Officer and Superintending Officer’s Representative – Role and Contractual Duties
• Unforeseeable Adverse Physical Conditions
• Instructions, Certificates and Notices
• Extension of Time, Difficulties with Time and Liquidated Damages
• Claims for Loss and Expense
• Site Possession, Commencement and Substantial Completion
• Variations and Payment and Final Account Protocol
• Insurance Provisions
• Termination and Post Termination Effects
• Defects and Defects Liability

• Developers
• Architects
• Engineers
• Quantity Surveyors
• Builders and Contractors
• Project Directors and Managers
• Contract Managers and Administrators
• Personnel involved in administering construction contracts
• Industry professionals working in local public sector projects

Executive Director, Davis Langdon KPK
BSc (First Class Hons) MSc (Construction Law and Arbitration) King’s College London
Eugenie Lip is an Executive Director with Davis Langdon KPK and heads the Contracts Support Group. Eugenie’s unique expertise is in the specialised fields of construction law, contract advisory work, construction contracts, procurement and project delivery strategies, standard contract forms, dispute resolution and management and in all aspects of contract administration and professional practice matters.
A regular speaker at local and international conferences and seminars, Eugenie also holds senior adjunct lectureship and specialist appointments in construction law and contract administration with universities and as a thought leader, writes for construction related publications like the RICS Asia Modus journal and Davis Langdon KPK’s Research Digest Client Practice Note.
Eugenie is the author of the Contract Administration Handbook for use with Public Sector Standard Conditions of Contract for Construction Works (PSSCOC) and other companion contract administration practice handbooks for use with the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction and the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore (REDAS) Design and Build Conditions of Contract. She is also the co-author of the Contract Administration Guide to the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) Conditions of Building Contract and the Contract Administration Guide to the REDAS Design and Build Conditions of Contract.

8th Run: 3 Oct 2018
Duration: 1 day
Time: 9.00am to 5.30pm
Venue: BCA Academy
Fee (Incl of GST): S$380.00
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

BOA-SIA: Pending
PEB: Pending
SISV (QS Division): Pending

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