Vacancy Overview

Description

Duties : 

Reporting to the Contracts Manager you will assist the Contracts Manager in ensuring that the requirements of the Contract are implemented and maintained throughout the Contract period.

Research for and prepare correspondence and maintain records necessary to ensure the effective administration of Contractual matters specifically related to planning, programme and progress. 

Primarily assist in the administration of contractual correspondence from Employer and Engineer with necessary guidance and interface with sub-contractor correspondences.  

Be responsible for researching response to letters, coordinating with other departments including Contractor’s BIM, Procurement, Subcontract, Administration, Engineering, Construction, Planning and Commercial Departments.

Attend meetings as required.

In addition, the Contract Administrator may be required to:

Assist in the preparation of Contract change proposals and correspondence.

Assist affected Departments in respect of contractual implications specifically related to planning, programme and progress.

Attend Commercial / Contracts Meetings and record minutes of meeting (as necessary)

 

Profile                                 

Male/Female 15 years plus experience

Contracts experience and understanding of critical path programmes essential

Competent contractual letter writer (contract and programme)

Excellent English skills

Team player

Able to communicate and integrate in a multidisciplinary, multicultural and multinational environment

 

Qualifications and Experience:

Engineering, Quantity Surveying or business related field qualification with training in contract, construction and commercial law desirable;

Knowledge of critical path programmes desirable as this position will cover correspondence related to planning, programme and progress.

Excellent English oral and written communication skills are essential;

Ability  to work effectively with all members of a multidisciplinary, multicultural and multinational environment within the Contractor team;

Experience with and knowledge of building related main contracts and subcontracts in the UAE (UK Based candidates will be considered)

Proven track record and experience in main contract administration, specifically related to planning, programme and progress;

Able to interpret, support and uphold opinions in contractual matters with the Engineer;

Major building project site based experience preferred;

Ability to operate under a degree of autonomy;