Contract Tendering and Technical Specifications

Contract Tendering and Technical Specifications

The integrity of a project or facility is paramount, and the procurement of various goods and services will require a detailed tendering process that includes the definition of all technical aspects of the good or service.

Our specialists offer expertise in all types of contractual relationships for project development, assisting our clients with contract preparation services to all contractual parties and providing a full range of advisory services and assistance during concept development, detailed design, and construction of their projects.

Detailed tendering and technical specification are required when procuring engineering services, financing services, construction contracts, and major plant equipment. We have worked with our clients in all aspects of tendering and technical specification of goods and services for a variety of industrial projects in the mining and power industries. These services include the development of:

  • Performance specifications for various plant equipment
  • Design specifications for overall project development
  • Technical specifications that are compliant with regional codes and standards
  • Tender documents, including draft form contracts, request for expression of interest, and request for proposal documents

Our team has successfully worked with clients developing construction procurement contracts under various contracting models, including:

  • Engineering, procurement and construction
  • Design-bid-build
  • Owner, procurement and construction
  • Alliance (target price contract)

With our varied international experience, Knight Piésold works with our clients to develop contracts that are compliant with:

  • International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) standards
  • African Development Bank standards
  • World Bank standards
  • Client-specified contract forms