ECS Associates (Pty) Ltd follows on from Engineering Contract Strategies CC, founded in 1993 by Andrew Baird. He is one of NEC’s authors and panel member for over 20 years, who is acknowledged as the leading expert on NEC based procurement in southern Africa. The combined experience of the ECS Associates team exceeds 100 years achieved in the engineering and construction industry in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East.
We have been awarded NEC Commercial Partner status by ICE-UK for delivery in Southern Africa of NEC’s accredited training programmes.
The core of the business represents the belief that collaborative relationships between main contracting parties within the value chain, employees and other stakeholders, provide a necessary formula for both improved performance and transformation.
In addition to specialised services in training, development and application of contracts based on the NEC, FIDIC, JBCC and GCC standard forms, ECS Associates offer a range of services in support of general management and leadership, planning, risk management, supply chain management, claims avoidance, claims management, performance management, advisory services, management development and leadership coaching and training.
“Our mission is to facilitate the highest standard of skills and services necessary to successfully implement projects in the South African environment through collaborative relationships on all levels and application of best practices in contract administration and project management while beneficially transforming the engineering and construction industry.”