A Survey on Comparison between Project Manager and Contract Manager' Responsibilities in Terms of PWD Contracts in Malaysia

Fahimeh Tatarestaghi, Muhammad Farihan Irfan Mohd. Nor, Madya Zuhairuse Md Darus

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Abstract

The Malaysian Public Work Department (PWD) translated and revised two previously published types of contract namely PWD DB and PWD 203A in 2007. These mostly used standard forms of contract utilize different method of management, in order contract management and project management. Project management and contract management were briefly defined and the above mentioned contracts explained concurrently. The aim of this study is to demonstrate the function of project manager and contract manager. A questionnaire survey addressed a comparison of the responsibilities and roles between contract manager and project manager. The questionnaire' responses statistically were analyzed and resulted that the role of a project manager is to administrate the contract while the contract manager responsibility is to follow-up the contractual circumstances.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)172-180
Number of pages9
JournalEuropean Journal of Social Sciences
Volume18
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010

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Keywords

  • Contract
  • Contract manager
  • Project manager
  • Responsibilities
  • Variations

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A Survey on Comparison between Project Manager and Contract Manager' Responsibilities in Terms of PWD Contracts in Malaysia. / Tatarestaghi, Fahimeh; Mohd. Nor, Muhammad Farihan Irfan; Md Darus, Madya Zuhairuse.

In: European Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 18, No. 2, 12.2010, p. 172-180.

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