SERVICES

THE SERVICES UTA PROVIDES WITHIN THE ABOVE-MENTIONED SECTORS, AS WELL AS THE SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS, INCLUDE IN GENERAL:

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Startup evaluation and preliminary business modeling, Feasibility Studies, Planning, Permitting, Implementation, QA, Commissioning, O&M, dedicated PIU support, stakeholders engagement

PROCUREMENT

Tender Dossiers, Procurement Support (international rules – World Bank, EBRD, NEFCO, FIDIC, EIB, ADB)

PROJECTS IMPLEMENTATION
SUPPORT AND CAPACITY BUILDING

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Сontract management, disbursement, project accounting

DUE DILIGENCE

ENGINEERING

Preliminary & Detailed Design, technical specs & Employer’s requirements, modelling (power networks, DH and water systems), technical due-diligence and others

ESIA, ESMP, ESAP 

(IFI standard)

CONSTRUCTION
SUPERVISION & OWNER’S ENGINEER

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

UTA understands how important it is for Client that the project meets all technical, economic, environmental, and safety requirements. That is why we consider it vital to establish highly competent and professional project management at the very beginning of the assignment. Another step we take is engaging with a local partner and keeping close communication with them to maintain end-to-end project management. We use our Quality Management System to ensure that extend from site investigations and feasibility studies and to delivery of final reports and findings to the client.

Specific services in project management include:

  • Startup evaluation and preliminary business modeling
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Planning
  • Permitting
  • Implementation support
  • Contracts management
  • QA & QC
  • Commissioning
  • Operation & Maintenance
  • Dedicated PIU support
  • Stakeholders Engagement
  • Lender’s Technical Advisor / Engineer

PROCUREMENT SUPPORT

Procurement strategies and decisions have an essential influence on the cost and the quality of design and construction processes. Procurement also has a highly important impact on operations and maintenance of projects in infrastructure sphere over their entire life.

UTA has been engaged in development of procurement strategies and procedures, including the preparation of necessary documentation needed for effective execution of the project in a timely manner. Our experts also develop technical specifications and help clients through the process of tendering and contract execution with the chosen firm. UTA has vast experience in conducting procurement according to IFI’s standards.

Specific services in procurement include:

  • Tender Dossiers development
  • Procurement Support according to international guidelines and rules – World Bank, EBRD, NEFCO, FIDIC, EIB, ADB

PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT AND CAPACITY BUILDING

We manage and administer contracts and processes, including the preparation and coordination of the necessary documentation to ensure effective execution of the works. Specifically, our services include PIU support and provision of management for projects in municipality sector. As a part of these services, UTA offers backstopping and project management support in tendering procedures, as well as in the implementation of the projects, giving specific focus to the needs of client.

UTA has a big team of professional institutional, financial and industry experts who have credible qualification and can provide services in capacity building and institutional strengthening, which is a common requirement for an IFI-funded project to be implemented.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Big infrastructure projects do not come up out of nowhere: they need investments. The bigger the project is – the bigger the amount of investments it requires. Hence, a need occurs for competent experts in financial and economic fields.

UTA provides several services within Financial Management, including financial and economic analyses, evaluation of project, and more. Our financing experts work closely with other experts of such disciplines as engineering, legal sphere, project management, institutional sphere, environmental and social impact assessment. Together, they can facilitate a full picture of the project and deep understanding of its processes and activities, as well as expected results.

Specific services in project management include:

  • Contract management
  • Disbursement
  • Project accounting

DUE DILIGENCE

Project due diligence is needed to analyze the project’s performance, review the interim results against the baseline scope, budget and schedule. Due diligence is also needed to provide forecast cost and completion schedule to help the Client to realize their investments are used efficiently. If there is a need for correction or major risks occur, the Consultant elaborates and offers mitigation measures.

When performing due diligence, UTA selects experts given the scope of work to be performed under the project and subject matter expertise. We establish connection with the relevant interested parties, as well as with existing project leadership in order to gain a better perspective on the state of processes within the project framework.

ENGINEERING

UTA provides a whole wide range of services in engineering. Specific services include:

  • Baseline Assessment
  • Preliminary & Detailed Design
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Design review
  • Technical specs development & Employer’s requirements
  • Modelling in various sectors: Power Networks, District Heating, Water Systems, and more
  • Technical Due Diligences
  • Development of Master Plans
  • Owner’s Engineering

ESIA, ESMP, ESAP

UTA offers consulting services to its clients in environmental matters in various sectors. To ensure that the high-quality environmental management services being provided to client, we facilitate experts with professional expertise in the environmental and social sciences, health and safety, economics and law. The services themselves include Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Environmental Due Diligence, and more (all according to IFI standards).

CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISION & OWNER’S ENGINEER

We provide services of high quality in projects where construction supervision and design review is required. UTA is highly familiar with local rules, standards, laws and regulations concerning design and construction, and due to that knowledge we can ensure the most effective implementation of tasks set by the project. UTA facilitates experts with required certificates in technical and construction supervision, which is required by local law and has available experts with years of experience in conducting design review.

Our objective is to represent the Client’s interests during project implementation and ensure that the deadlines are being met, and the processes are being controlled.