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Job Ref:  204768000
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  London
City:  London
Post Code:  WC1A
11/10/2016 04:10
Contract Administrator
1. Purpose of the Job
Assist the Lead Contracts Administrator in relation to the development and implementation of a Contract Management Program for the project consistent with Contracts Management Policies and Work Processes, Procedures and Systems; checking that commercial and contract issues are dealt within the Project at the lowest level cognisant with the delegated authorities; deputising for the Lead Contracts Administrator when requested and performing duties allocated by the Lead Contracts Administrator for the successful commercial management of the project goals and objectives.
2. Principal Accountabilities
Assist the Lead Contracts Administrator in relation to the following:
Analysing the contract terms and conditions to highlight areas of risk; such as ambiguities, conflicts or deviations from the scope of work; As work proceeds make recommendations on the mitigation of these risks; monitor performance and Supporting remedial actions.
Analysing NEC contract documentation and producing a Contractor and Project Team deliverables schedule. Monitoring performance against this schedule and recommending corrective actions.
Developing and managing appropriate mechanisms to monitor compliance with contract terms and conditions.
Working with the other Project Team members to check that actions or inactions which could result in constructive contract changes are identified and suggesting possible ways of resolving the situation.
Developing and managing a procedure to recognize and identify contract disputes as they develop and manage the timely resolution under the changes provisions wherever possible, obtaining claims and legal expertise as appropriate.
Maintaining a working relationship with Construction, Engineering, Procurement, Legal and Risk Management to facilitate organizational interfaces between those performing (sub) contract administrations
Providing analysed contract performance, quantities, and cost and schedule data within the Project Business Team.
Checking that the Project adheres to contract insurance provisions and that any requirements in this regard are implemented.
Checking that second tier procurement is undertaken in accordance with all policies and procedures.
Checking that contemporaneous records are kept and correspondence, instructions, and communications are crafted in accordance with the contract terms and issued within the prescribed time limitations.
Checking that records and data are kept up to date on the appropriate systems and trackers.
Take reasonable care of your own and others' health and safety and of those who may be affected in the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working to the client's Target Zero principles.
Co-operate with The client's in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times.
Promote equality in the workplace and adopt appropriate behaviour when interacting with colleagues.
Take necessary care to properly protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate information from unauthorised disclosure, modification or destruction. Never knowingly put the client's information or information systems at risk.
3. Main challenges of the job
Supporting the Lead Contracts Administrator in providing the Project Team with reviews and analysis of the contract performance data.
Supporting the Lead Contracts Administrator in maintaining a working relationship with the Project, Functional and Corporate Teams
4. Dimensions & Interfaces (both internal and external)
Reports to Lead Contract Administrator.
No direct reports.
Works closely with Site Manager(s), Cost Engineer(s) and Field Engineer(s).
5. Person Specification
Degree in Business, Quantity Surveying, Law, Engineering, Construction Management or Cost Engineering, or equivalent experience.
Experience and some formal training in pricing, contract law, contract drafting, administration and negotiation of change orders, effective correspondence, planning and scheduling, and cost control.
Thorough knowledge of contract administration as appropriate to a multidiscipline major UK construction project.
Extensive knowledge of the NEC suite of contracts, with operational implementation and daily contractor management.
Working knowledge of engineering/construction industry contracting practices, experience of dealing with large works packages
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