The term 'supervising officer' describes a person who is not entitled to be called an architect1, but is enabled to discharge the functions given to an architect under standard forms of contract. 'Superintending officer' is the term used by the government in some of its contracts (but not the NEC contracts). It is frequently abbreviated to 'SO' and refers to the government's supervisor of the construction works. Project managers are often appointed today. In NEC contracts the employer appoints both a project manager and a supervisor who have different responsibilities. When project managers are appointed by employers they
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