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Parsons Corporation Contracts Administrator / Senior Quantity Surveyor in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

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Job Description:

Contracts Administrator / Senior Quantity Surveyor

Dubai, UAE

Responsibilities'

  • Review all Agreement Documents to make sure of Contractor Scope of works and its contractual obligations under the Agreement.

  • Prepares necessary documents/reports and analysis related to contractual issues.

  • Manage a team of Quantity Surveyors, preparation of Interim Payment Recommendations for Certification by PMC.

  • Assist Project Team with reviewing, Commenting and responding to Contractor correspondences. Besides advising, in particular, upon any contractual/commercial aspects raised therein.

  • Lead negotiation and commercial/ claims meetings and summarize result after obtaining appropriate confirmations.

  • Follows up on the submission by Contractor of all required bank guarantees, warranties, insurances and other specified documentation and verifies their acceptability in accordance with Conditions of Contract.

  • Reviews all projects documentation/correspondence to identify any contractual or commercial implications that may impact adversely the Employer's interest.

  • Initiates preparation of appropriate contractual responses to Contractor for issuance by Project Team to resolve and/or mitigate such matters.

  • Monitors and processes commercial and contractual aspects pertaining to Variations/Change Orders and claims in accordance with the set standard/procedure of the Employer.

  • Review and address all Contractors claims, in association with the Project Control team and Senior Resident Engineer on their validity and contractual grounds.

  • Prepare appropriate strategy for resolving or initiating the cost/schedule impact of such claims for approval by Employer.

  • Implements the approved claim strategy and assists with the negotiation of an optimized and fair settlement while maintaining the Employer's Interest.

  • Complete final settlement and close-out of the contract by coordinating with Contractors/Project Team

  • Interact with Project Management Consultant, Client representatives and the Contractors in respect of all contractual/commercial matters.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Client Representatives/ PMC/ line manager/supervisor.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering / QS, or a relevant degree.

  • Professional membership with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or similar would be a distinct advantage.

  • 15-20 years of multi-disciplinary experience in large projects.

  • Sound understanding of FIDIC 1999 Conditions of Contract.

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment.

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Able to develop good working relationships with clients and their agents.

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing in English

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

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