Project Management is the management and coordination of human and material resources throughout the project life cycle through the use of modern management techniques to achieve predetermined objectives of time, cost and quality in the project. Nova Engineering has qualified personnel from Project Management Professional (PMP ®) and is a member of the Spanish Association of Project Management (AEDIP) and AECMA (Spanish Association of Construction Management). Traditionally Nova Engineering has provided this type of service attached to the execution of technical projects. In particular in the industrial and tertiary sector it has always been necessary to develop a series of complementary activities to the core of the technical project, such as investment planning, the search for buildings plots, a previous study of implementation, develop a program of requirements, request the permits, analyze financial flows, manage contracts and trade the different partners of the promoter, management or project team itself, close the project with its liquidation and registration in the relevant administrations … that they are just different aspects Project Management.
Construction Management (CM) is a professional service that uses specialized, project management techniques to oversee the planning, design, and construction of a project.
The purpose of Construction management is to control a project’s time / delivery, cost and quality from its beginning to its end.
The functions of construction management typically include the following:
- Specifying project objectives and plans including delineation of scope, budgeting, scheduling, setting performance requirements, and selecting project participants.
- Maximizing the resource efficiency through procurement of labor, materials and equipment.
- Implementing various operations through proper coordination and control of planning, design, estimating, contracting and construction in the entire process.
- Developing effective communications and mechanisms for resolving conflict
To address the market for own consumption photovoltaic facilities we exploite this specialization, since the two usual contract models in this sector are the EPC (Engineering Procurement Construction) and EPCM (Engineering Procurement Construction Management). This type of contract includes all activities that previously were cited as Nova specialties: designing, managing purchases and manage the work or installation.