Framework Agreements for Professional Services

 

A framework agreement

is an agreement between two parties that recognises that the parties have not come to a final agreement on all matters relevant to the relationship between them, but have come to agreement on enough matters to move forward with the relationship, with further details to be agreed to in the future

 

Supporting documents can be downloaded from the following presentations by clicking on the box labelled “resources” in the top left hand corner of the presentations:

 

Presentation

Outline

Framework agreements – concepts and principles

Outlines the fundamentals of a framework agreement, how they are put in place, key features of framework agreements, the process of issuing orders and balancing efficiency with development objectives (14,5 minutes – 9 embedded documents)

Framework agreements based on the NEC3 Professional Service Contract

Indicates the Main and Secondary Options which are incorporated in the Contract Data of a Framework Agreement, based on the NEC3 PSC, and the relationship between the contract and a Task Order  (8 minutes – 1 embedded document)

Tender documents associated with framework agreements for professional services based on the NEC3 PSC

Outlines the manner in which how provisions for framework agreements are included in each component document of a procurement document developed in accordance with the provisions of SANS ISO 10845-2 (19 minutes)

Proforma documentation for framework agreements based on the NEC3 Professional Service Contract

Outlines how a master procurement document is developed from a generic proforma procurement document and populated for a specific professional service  (6 minutes - 9 embedded document)

Framework for the determination of professional fees associated with the delivery of a package

Outlines the options for the remuneration of consultants and the provisions of the Framework for the determination of professional fees associated with the delivery of a package which makes provision for time based fees and percentage fees based on the cost of construction  (14 minutes – 2 embedded documents)

Standard Scope of Professional Services associated with the Delivery of a Package

Outlines the provisions of the Standard Scope of Professional Services associated with the Delivery of a Package which establishes the standard scope of services associated with the stages of delivery for a project manager, procurement leader, project leader, contract manager, lead designer, designer, cost consultant, supervising agent and health and safety agent (6 minutes – 5 embedded documents)