The Project Director is the person appointed by the Project Board to oversee theexecution of the project. The Project Director has genuine executive authority over theproject. He/she has full accountability and responsibility for the project's success, andhas the power to make all decisions, subject to oversight by the Project Board
TheProject Director will appoint his Project Team to monitor the various aspects of theproject.
The Project Team is appointed by the Project Director to conduct risk analyses andinvestment appraisal, undertake feasibility studies, develop the project brief anddetermine the procurement strategy.
Consultants or consulting engineers are charged with three main functions:
Management of the design process
Assistance in tendering and contract administration
Site supervisionTypically, a design brief or scope of works is prepared by the client organization andconsultants are selected on the basis of the quality of service provision and feecompetition. The successful consultant will then have direct contact with the client.
Site supervision team is the ones responsible to oversee that the project specificationsand requirements are adhered to. They will compile reports to the consultants, theproject team as well as to the project director. They are accorded supervisory powers bythe consultant that appoints them. They can give instructions and approvals to thecontractors.