Project Management

ECS provides project management services at all stages of your project, from inception to completion. By building strong client relationships, understanding specific project objectives, ECS are able to provide customised solutions, using best practices and processes, tailored to your specific project needs.
Our ability to maintain flexibility, ensures we are always able to keep up with ever-changing project demands, ensuring your project is brought in on time and on budget.
Our project management expertise includes procurement, design management, management of local authority requirements, programming, scheduling and contract administration.

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Design Management

With many years of experience in dealing with all aspects of the design process, we can assist you in the appointment and management of industry professionals.

We will ensure that all development milestones are achieved thus maintaining a lean development programme and a more complete design package prior to procurement of your construction partner.

OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Appointment of consultant team
  • Establish and refine the project brief to meet key deliverables
  • Programming and maintaining overall design period from concept through to detailed design
  • Chair design control group meetings

Management of Local Authority Requirements

ECS will work with you to identify any planning and consenting requirements relative to the Local Authority in your Area.

This may include obtaining the necessary resource consents and subsequent building consents relating to the proposed works.  Whether your project is permissible under the Local Authority rules, or requires a limited or fully notified process, ECS has the expertise to guide you through this process.

  • Work to maximise the development potential of your site
  • Compiling documentation for the relevant consent process
  • Attending Local Authority meetings and coordinating responses as required
  • Obtain Code of Compliance Certificate
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Procurement

ECS can work with you at the earliest concept stage of your project to understand and advise the best procurement strategies.  Key to this will be our ability to identify potential pitfalls and advantages of the various strategies available to you.

Key deliverables are different for every project essentially based on time, cost and quality which will all be considered in our advice to you.

We offer a no obligation consultation to discuss your project requirements, whether this be at an early or advanced stage in the project life cycle.

COMMON PROCUREMENT STRATEGIES CAN INCLUDE:

  • Design and Build (D&B)
  • Early Contractor Involvement (ECI)
  • Private Public Partnership (PPP)
  • Competitive Tendering
  • Construction Management

Programming, Scheduling and Contract Administration

Once your project has started on site, ECS can undertake full post-contract services including:

  • Establishing and managing construction programme
  • Chair regular site meetings and project control group meetings
  • Ensure Health and Safety requirements are being met
  • Overseeing building inspection requirements
  • Engineer to contract services