International Early Contractor Involvement Head Contract templates

The Early Contractor Involvement Head Contract (International) (ECI-HCI) is a modified version of Early Contractor Involvement Head Contract.

It provides for early contractor involvement in the design, planning, programming and cost planning of the works. The Commonwealth separately engages a design consultant under the Design Services Contract (International) prior to engagement of the Head Contractor.

The Head Contractor is then engaged under a 2 phase delivery model comprising an initial planning phase and a subsequent delivery phase.

Contract and tender documents

Invitation to register interest (DOCX, 138.02 KB)

Tender documents (DOCX, 237.42 KB)

Conditions of contract (DOCX, 443.92 KB)

Disclaimer and confidentiality agreement (DOC, 240.5 KB)

Outline brief (DOCX, 63.28 KB)


Update summary June 2023 (DOCX, 56.29 KB)

Schedule of collateral documents

Approved Security unconditional undertaking (DOCX, 38.84 KB)

Collateral Warranty (DOCX, 38.78 KB)

Deed of Covenant - Consultant (DOCX, 47.4 KB)

Deed of Covenant – Subcontractor (DOCX, 49.19 KB)

Deed of guarantee, undertaking and substitution (DOCX, 44.91 KB)

Deed of Novation - Consultant (DOCX, 46.42 KB)

Design certificate – Contractor (DOCX, 39.05 KB)

Design certificate - Subcontractor (DOCX, 38.71 KB)

Expert Determination Agreement (DOCX, 45.43 KB)

Special Conditions (DOCX, 35.27 KB)

Moral rights consent single author (DOCX, 40.12 KB)

Moral rights consent multiple authors (DOCX, 40.31 KB)

Payment claim (DOC, 69.5 KB)

Payment statement (DOC, 93.5 KB)

Delivery phase terms (DOC, 87.5 KB)

Proforma notices and addenda

Tender documents – Tax Residency (DOC, 78 KB)

Proforma notices (DOCX, 91.43 KB)

Special condition - ECI DSC (DOCX, 34.11 KB)