What is Project Management & Full Design Team Services (PMFDTS)?
The PMFDTS framework agreement (RM3741) was developed to provide customers with a compliant and effective procurement route for their property and construction project needs. Working in partnership with key government departments, wider public sector organisations and industry bodies, the procurement is based on the 2016-2020 Government Construction Strategy (GCS) and incorporates all of the GCS key objectives. The aim is to utilise a flexible supply chain enabling customers to access a full service, improved outputs of construction projects and overall efficiency in project delivery.
What does PMFDTS offer?
PMFDTS provides a strategic approach across a wide range of disciplines and functions with access to project management, design and advisory services. Running for 2 years, with an option to extend for a further 1+1 years, services have been categorised into 6 lots:
- Lot 1 – Multi-Disciplinary Services
- Lot 2 – Project Management Services
- Lot 3 – Architectural Services
- Lot 4 – Cost Management Services
- Lot 5 – Civil and Structural Engineering Services
- Lot 6 – Building Services Engineering
What are the benefits of using PMFDTS?
Government and wider public sector projects over the next 4 years are estimated to cost approximately £500bn. CCS wants to ensure that all customers achieve optimum savings during this time which is why our frameworks offer the following benefits:
- Free to access – there is no charge for contracting authorities to use us
- Support – we provide extensive customer guidance to support customers using our framework
- Fast – a streamlined route is provided, allowing all customers to access a comprehensive range of external suppliers
- Simple – customers can use a form of agreement based upon ‘NEC3 Professional Service Agreement’ or a ‘CCS Standard form’
- Flexible – the framework supports a wide range of customers needs and caters for niche requirements
- Value for money – maximum standard rates are fixed for the first two years of the framework and may be reduced by suppliers at direct award and/or further competition
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