Consulting Services Contract
Your Organization Name
[name of the Consultant]
THIS CONTRACT (“Contract”) is entered into this date April 2, 2019 , by and between [Your Organization Name ) hereinafter referred to as the (“the Client”) duly organized and existing under and by virtue of the laws of Virginia USA whose registered office is at 1990 K ST NW, STE 425, Washington, DC 20006 U.S.A, and [insert Consultant’s name] (“the Consultant”) having his principal office located at [insert Consultant’s address].
WHEREAS, the Client wishes to have the Consultant performing the services hereinafter referred to, and WHEREAS, the Consultant is willing to perform these services, and WHEREAS
the Consultant having full experience of the services within the scope defined in the Annex A , NOW THEREFORE THE PARTIES hereby agree as follows:
1. Relationship between the Parties
Nothing contained herein shall be construed as establishing a relationship of master and servant or of employer and employee as between the Client and the Consultant. The Consultant, subject to this Contract, has complete charge of the Experts and Sub-consultants, if any, performing the Services and shall be fully responsible for the Services performed by him or on his behalf hereunder.
(i) The Consultant shall perform the services specified in Annex A, “Terms of Reference and Scope of Services,” which is made an integral part of this Contract (“the Services”).
(ii) The Consultant shall provide the reports listed in Annex B, “Consultant’s Reporting Obligations,” within the time periods listed in such Annex, and the personnel listed in Annex C, “Cost Estimate of Services, List of Personnel and Schedule of Rates” to perform the Services.
The Consultant shall perform the Services during the period commencing [insert start date] and continuing through [insert completion date] or any other period as may be subsequently agreed by the parties in writing.
For Services rendered pursuant to Annex A, the Client shall pay the Consultant an amount not to exceed a ceiling of [insert ceiling amount]. This amount has been established based on the understanding that it includes all of the Consultant’s costs , expenses and profits as well as any tax obligation that may be imposed on the Consultant. The payments made under the Contract consist of the Consultant’s remuneration as defined in sub-paragraph B below and of the reimbursable expenditures as defined in subparagraph C below.
The Client shall pay the Consultant for Services rendered at the rate(s) per day of doing the consultations, subject to a maximum of eight hours per day in accordance with the rates agreed and specified in Annex C, “Cost Estimate of Services, List of Personnel and Schedule of Rates.”
The Client shall pay the Consultant for reimbursable expenses, which shall consist of and be limited to:
(i) normal and customary expenditures for official travel, accommodation, printing, and international telephone charges; official travel will be reimbursed at the cost of tourist travel class and will need to be authorized by the Client’s coordinator;
(ii) such other expenses as approved in advance by the Client’s coordinator.
Payment shall be made in [Jordan Dinar] not later than 30 days following submission of invoices in duplicate to the Coordinator designated in paragraph 4.
The Client designates Ms. [Wejdan Jarrah ] as Client’s Coordinator; the Coordinator shall be responsible for the coordination of activities under the Contract, for receiving and approving invoices for payment, and for acceptance of the deliverables by the Client.
During the course of their work under this Contract, including field work, the Consultant is required to complete timesheets or any other document used to identify time spent, as well as expenses incurred, as instructed by the Project Coordinator.
Records and Accounts
The Consultant shall keep accurate and systematic records and accounts in respect of the Services, which will clearly identify all charges and expenses. The Client reserves the right to audit, or to nominate a reputable accounting firm to audit, the Consultant’s records relating to amounts claimed under this Contract during its term and any extension, and for a period of three months thereafter.
The Consultant undertakes to perform the Services with the highest standards of professional and ethical competence and integrity.
The Consultants shall not, during the term of this Contract and within two years after its expiration, disclose any proprietary or confidential information relating to the Services, this Contract or the Client’s business or operations without the prior written consent of the Client.
Ownership of Material and copyrights
Any studies, reports or other material, graphic, software or otherwise, prepared by the Consultant for the Client under the Contract shall belong to and remain the property of the Client. The Consultant may retain a copy of such documents and software.
The Consultant will be responsible for taking out any appropriate insurance coverage.
The Consultant shall not assign this Contract or Subcontract any portion of it without the Client’s prior written consent.
Law Governing Contract and Language
The Contract its meaning and interpretation shall be governed by the laws of Jordan specially the Jordan civil law for the year 1976 the provisions of contracting 780 – 804 , and the language of the Contract shall be in English language.
Any dispute arising out of this Contract, which cannot be amicably settled between the parties, shall be referred to adjudication procedures in accordance with the laws of Jordan. The court of Amman will be the competent court for any legal dispute arising because of this contract.
The Client may terminate the Contract with at least 10 working days written notice to the Consultant after the occurrence of any of the events specified in sub-paragraphs (a) through (d) of this Clause:
(a) if the Consultant does not remedy a failure in the performance of his obligations under the Contract within seven working days from the date of written notification or within any further period as may be further agreed with the Client in writing;
(b) if the Consultant becomes insolvent or bankrupt;
(c) if the Consultant, in the judgment of the Client, has engaged in corrupt or fraudulent practices in competing for or in executing the Contract.
(d) In any time within the term of the contract if the Client, in its sole discretion, decides to terminate the Contract.
FOR THE CLIENT FOR THE CONSULTANT
Signed by ____________________ Signed by ____________________
Title: ________________________ Title: ________________________
List of Annexes
Annex A: Scope of Services
Annex B: Consultant’s Reporting Obligations
Annex C: Cost Estimate of Services, List of Personnel and Schedule of Rates