Following responsibilities are associated with policy requirements:
Project leaders notify federal government departments or agencies that may be affected by a particular project. Before initiating any part of the project, the project leader has to ensure that all relevant project submissions and approvals have been obtained. A project leader has to submit updated project information to appropriate authorities, consult the project manager and the management for larger projects of high risk and complexity, and define a suitable management framework for staff concurrence. Project leaders ensure that a specific project is managed according to the approved management framework.
The day-to-day management of the project as charted out on the agreement with the project leader is the responsibility of a project manager.
The participating departments determine the nature and degree of the effects of the proposed project on their operations, asset base or other interests' .They report to the Project leader about the nature and extent of participation in the project. All the activities of any department that is necessary for the success of the project are documented in an interdepartmental agreement. The departments select their project officers based on the project management experience and skills.
The contracting authority has to ensure that all contracts are legal and maintain government standards, probity and equity while dealing with private sectors. Contracting authority supports the project according to any existing legislations or interdepartmental agreements. It also provides project specific services as described in the agreement.