Commissioning – Role of the specialist commissioning manager

The specialist commissioning manager for a complex system will generally be be a specialist contractor. They must provide independent design review, oversee the commissioning and independently verify the work carried out by the installer, in line with the criteria.

It may be possible for the specialist commissioning manager to be part of the principal contractor’s organisation, provided it is demonstrated that they are independent of the design and installation and that any potential conflict of interest has been managed.

22 Nov 2021 - Wording updated to clarify the intent.