CONTRACTORS SELECTION CRITERIA FRAMEWORK FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT IN KLANG VALLEY
Journal of Project Management Practice
Malaysia's construction industry is going from strength to strength, with a whole host of newly-announced projects promising to increase activity. Moreover, the construction industry is a very important part of Malaysian economy. The country already has a lot of projects ongoing and under the pipelines, with an ever-changing urban landscape offering plenty of opportunities. The evaluation of project success and the level of success criticality in the development of construction projects in
... sia are according to the specific requirements and priorities of different project stakeholders and varies from project to project. However, the issues related to maintenance and project functionality are of main concerned to most Government Agencies in Malaysia at the project completion stage apart from client satisfaction on the good services and excellent product deliverables. In the contractor selection stage is commonly used procedure for identifying a pool of competitive, competent and capable contractors from which tenders may be sought. It can aid public and private owners in achieving success by ensuring that only qualified contractor is selected to execute the work. The findings results indicate that several of the criteria highlighted as the most influential criteria of contractor selection for construction project. Another important understanding from the research is that the developing the framework to show the most appropriate ways to select the best contractor for the project. The weightage of each criterion are effective for assessing the technical and commercial tender submission during the tender process. Analysis indicated the top 3 of most influential criteria for contractor selection for construction project in Klang Valley are participation in stakeholders bid process, good tender proposal and method of statement.