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7 Managing Contracts

After a contract has been established, the contract needs to be managed throughout the contract term.

An appointed contract manager should ensure that a contractor fulfils contract obligations and liabilities.

The manager is also responsible for ensuring contractors are treated fairly and honestly.

Best Practice Guide 7: Managing Contracts

Key information

Ministry of Finance has developed a series of guides on the procurement process and required documentation for government officers who purchase goods, services or works on behalf of the Government of Timor-Leste.

The Best Practice Guide 7: Managing Contracts:

  • explains how to manage contracts when procuring goods, services and works for the Government of Timor-Leste, and
  • includes information on developing a contract management plan and identifying matters such as key responsibilities, deliverables, quality and performance measures and targets and dispute resolution arrangements.


The Guide also includes the key documents for this step of the procurement process:

  • Contract Management Plan (Annex A)
  • Request for Approval: Variation to Existing Procurement or Contract (Annex D)