Primavera Contract Management:
The Submittals Module

Any document that needs to be submitted for review and approval can be tracked in the Submittals module.

Contract Management tracks Submittals, Submittal review and approval and Submittal Packages. This can be achieved through two modules in Contract Management. Submittals and approvals are recorded in the Submittals module. Each Submittal can be included in a Submittal Package.

PROCESS

  • Ability to create contractor submittal packages
  • Assign customizable document workflow
  • Generate assigned due dates with ball in courts
  • Create submittals and attach to packages
  • Update flow through review cycle
  • Add in revisions as required

BENEFITS

  • Proactively track package due dates from the beginning to the end
  • One place for all submittal records
  • Transmittals are automatically prepared by company
  • Centralized reports
  • Turnaround times, held, overdue
  • Ball-in-court tracking

CONSTRUCTION SUBMITTALS

The General Tab provides a place to record basic information about the Submittal Package, such as the Title and the Contract it is associated with.
The Status Tab is where responsibility and priority are assigned. The Submittal Package Status can be set and information about included Submittals is shown.
A Workflow Template can be set up for Submittal transfers and revisions. This Template will be copied into the Submittals created for this Submittal Package.
Submittal Packages can be linked in to Issues.

CONSTRUCTION SUBMITTAL PACKAGES

The Submittal log screen shows information about each Submittal and its Status. The log screen can be customized to display various information about each Submittal.
The General Tab provides a place to record basic information about the Submittal, such as the Package it's included in, the Number and Title and the Category and Type of Submittal.
The Status Tab is where responsibility and priority are assigned.
The Workflow for Submittal transfers and revisions can be copied from the Template or modified to reflect the needs of each Submittal. Contract Management allows for tracking approval from multiple reviewers.
Multiple Review cycles can be recorded in Contract Management for each Submittal. Information and transfer dates are recorded for each revision, along with the Status.
During each Review Cycle, multiple Reviewers can be tracked in Contract Management along with the Status they assign to the Submittal. Attachments can be added to each Submittal or to each Review Cycle.
A new Review Cycle.
The Schedule section, which allows for a link to the Primavera Schedule to retrieve dates, makes it possible to calculate the dates when each step of the Submittal Process must start and finish in order to have the Submittal Approved on time.
Submittal Details are tracked.

CONCLUSION

Contract Management's module created by Oracle Primavera is a leader in the industry. There have been many successful implementations of this module with custom workflows as well as off the shelf configurations.