Welcome to Estates & Infrastructure

Project Management

The Design & Projects services  is an integral part of the Estates & Infrastructure Department and the University of the South Pacific as a whole. The section is divided into two major categories that is,Designs & Project Management, which majorly deals with Capital Projects requested through the Space Form. This section is the steward of Technical Standards in USP. The Section facilitates the planning process of building constructions, carrying out and facilitating design & drafting services, provision of scope and costing; and supporting services during construction phases.

Design & Projects supports the USP’s Strategic Goal of Excellence through its provision of services which complies with various National & International Standards. The section ensures USP Buildings comply with various engineering certifications as well.

Services Provided

Reports and Update

• Sponsors and Client

• Timeline/ Key Milestones
• Risk Assessment – Risk Matrix
• Capital Project Sizing Criteria Matrix
• Project Cost Baseline – Construction, IT etc
• Key Outputs

• Assist procurement team
• Monitor progress of the consultant
• Reports and Updates to client
• Resolving design RFI’s

• Support procurement team
• Reports and Updates to client
• Assembly of tender documents
• Resolving tender RFI’s/Queries

  • Supervise Clerk of Works
  • Review weekly Clerk of Works Report
  • Manage site inspection by engineers
  • Steering committee updates
  • Manage contractor and consultant
  • Review and approve progress claims payment
  • Review construction RFI’s

• Ensure all certificates are provided. Example: OHS,NFA and engineers certificate
• Review and finalise As-Built and O&M Manuals
• Contractor performance evaluation
• Providing update to Asset register team
• Client and Stakeholder Feedback Lessons Learnt Register
• Project Performance Analysis
• Final Certificate with Client Sign-off
• Comparing KPI’s, Benchmarking (TEFMA) and conformance to Design Perimeters.
• Liaising with the maintenance team for handover (one month prior to DLP expires)

Policies, Procedures and Templates

Projects Completed


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