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2. Project delivery - conventional funding

Project phase and key deliverables Key actions Key sign offs


  • Design development reports
  • capital cost confirmation
  • tender documents.
  • Project governance structure reviewed.
  • Infrastructure Planning and Delivery (IPD) engage / extend capital consultants.
  • IPD sign off fdocumentation.
  • Any changes to endorsed scope / cost / timeframes to be endorsed by service division.

Gate 3 gateway review - procurement strategy: IPD responsibility

Tender, evaluate, award

  • Tender advertisement
  • selection report
  • contract.
  • Tender advertised.
  • Evaluation panel established.
  • Preferred contractor identified and engaged.
  • Any changes to endorsed scope / TEI / timeframes to be signed off by service division.
  • Relevant delegate authorisation to engage construction contractor.
  • Relevant delegate to sign contract / commit funds.

Gate 4 gateway review - tender decision: IPD responsibility

Implementation phase

  • Construction 
  • commissioning.
  • IPD provides BERC quarterly reports on delivery against time, costs.
  • IPD monitor delivery against time, costs and quality.
  • IPD overviews construction commissioning.
  • Service division overviews operational commissioning.
  • IPD sign off quarterly reporting.
  • Any changes to endorsed scope / TEI / timeframes to be signed off by division.

Gate 5 gateway review - readiness for service: IPD responsibility

Operation phase

  • Asset management
  • post occupancy evaluation.
  • Agency responsible for service delivery and asset maintenance.
  • Service division monitors service delivery and financial sustainability.
  • IPD monitor defects liability.
  • POE determines the value for money delivered from investment.
  • IPD and service division review POE findings.

Gate 6 gateway review - benefits evaluation: divisional responsibility