Project Management

We are passionate about project delivery. Success for our clients is what drives us.

At VCM Group we manage each phase of our client’s project, from project planning, design, through to construction, completion and handover.

We provide the following services:

Project Planning & Conceptual Design 


The conceptual stage provides an opportunity to maximise the project’s success. The decisions made in the conceptual stage provide the greatest influence over the project objectives.

We provide the following services:

  • Preparation of scope statement
  • Feasibilty studies
  • Strategic planning
  • Project briefing
  • Coordination and management of conceptual schematic design documentation
  • Preparation of documentation for council development application

Cost Planning


Cost planning is crucial to ensuring the client’s brief is translated into the design and to ensure the project is being designed to the client’s budget. Effective cost planning is beneficial to the client in multiple ways and also to the overall project outcomes.

We provide the following services:

  • Engagement of consultant Quantity Surveyor
  • Value management workshops to ensure value for investment
  • Delivery procurement method advice
  • Firming up the project construction costs

Design Management


The design development stage is required in order to develop the concept sketch designs into working drawings and specifications suitable for construction and to ensure the design of the project is within the set budget.

We provide the following services:

  • Finalise architectural design
  • Engineering and services briefing
  • Risk assessment
  • Completion of tender documentation
  • Cost plan and project cost review

Tendering & Pre-Construction


The main purpose of this stage is to select the main contractor and programme the work.

We provide the following services:

  • Preparation and issue of tender documentation, drawings, specifications, general conditions of contract
  • Technical and commercial evaluation of tenders
  • Negotiations with main contractor
  • Programme management

Construction


We aim to provide our clients with peace of mind and confidence throughout the construction phase. We make sure the agreed project parameters of time, cost and quality are executed and delivered in accordance with our core values.

We provide the following services:

  • Superintendent services
  • Contract management and administration
  • Evaluation of contractor progress claims
  • Programme management
  • Project meetings
  • Management of contractor QA standards
  • Cost and cash flow reporting

Project Completion


Prior to completion of physical construction, we work very closely with the contractor to ensure that all deliverables have been successfully met and that all of its obligations under the contract have been ticked off.

We provide the following services:

  • Testing and commissioning of all services
  • Contractor defects rectification
  • Operations and maintenance manuals
  • Awarding of practical completion
  • Obtaining final authority approvals
  • Final accounts and contractor settlement