What is the Project Management Consultancy?
Project management consultancy in the context of architecture and construction means managing the activities during a construction in a methodical manner, maintaining time line and cost efficiency.
In context of a hospital it also means sequencing activities and overlapping activities so that the construction ends at an appropriate designated time frame, without any delay
What is the role of project management consultancy?
The PMC consultant has the following roles to play
Hires and Assigns a team of engineers at the site
Prepare project management chart based on PERT/CPM to ensure completeness of the project on time
Co-ordinate various activities executed by the architects, contractors and the client
Co-ordinates decision making
Ensure that the project is executed as per the laid down guidelines, drawings, materials and their specifications
Ensure quality check
What is the value added due to a project management consultancy?
The value addition because of the presence of a PMC consultant can be as follows
Makes a third party work like a bridge to ensure clients satisfaction and value for money and time
It ensures strict checking of contractors work at site
It ensures strict quality control of work and material at site
It becomes an extended arm of the client, and spares the client with unnecessary involvement in the day to day work at the work site
How project management consultancy and hospital commissioning are interdependent?
These two activities are closely related and interdependent
Hospital commissioning is actual operationalisation of the hospital which is completing construction.
Thus the PMC team and the Commissioning team will have to hand in hand work together to get the hospital operationalised.
Especially the services which is intricately needed both by the clinical side and the building side need to be integrated and implemented simultaneously for operationalisation
The building engineers and the hospital engineers work in close unison to start a hospital
They are really so interdependent with each other
What type of expertise is needed for project management consultancy?
The PMC consultant should be qualified in project management apart from being a qualified engineer
The PMC consultant should be well experienced in handling construction projects
The PMC consultant should have adequate managerial and financial competence
The PMC consultant should have adequate knowledge and experience in modern construction technologies