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Bids, Tenders and Proposals, 4th Edition by Harold Lewis

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Focusing on contract management

There are situations in which it may suit a client to say, ‘You know what I want. I’ll leave you to get on with it. Let me know when the job is done.’ This may be a good enough approach where the work is straightforward, where the level of risk is low and where the client has reason to trust the contractors and is confident about the quality and commitment of their performance. By and large, though, clients will want to make sure that the work stays on track throughout the contract to achieve its intended results and that they obtain best value from the fees they are paying. In most sectors of procurement, client managers have standard procedures for maintaining an overview of the work, monitoring its progress ...

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