AECOM Contract Specialist in Patna, India

India - Bihar, Patna

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking experienced Contract Specialist for Power distribution project in Bihar, HQ will be at Patna.

Job Duties:

  • The responsibilities of this role shall include but not be limited to the following:-

  • Understanding of FIDIC conditions of Contract

  • Study of Contract document & highlight all the important clauses.

  • Interpretation of Contractual conditions in response to the contractor claims.

  • Drafting of contractual letters for day to day issues in consultation with site engineers.

  • Taking out quantities and compare with the tender drawings

  • Timely reply to contractor’s letters and client requirements.

  • Assist in work measurement and keeping track of the same.

  • Keeping track of all variations and follow up with client

  • Assist in payment certificate, in final payment certificate, Contract changes and claims management.

  • Monitoring contractor’s payment process.

  • Preparing counter claims and documentation for the arbitration etc.

  • Evaluation of tender conditions along with other documents and assist with pre tender enquiries.

  • Strictly adhering to the time limit of clauses leading to variations, arbitration & other obligations.

  • Reviewing and managing claims relating to Variations, subsequent legislation, delay in payments etc., Preparation of Extension of Time, delay analysis and Compensation for delays.

  • Regular meetings / negotiations with Clients/Contractor / Engineer for claims, variations and other contractual issues.

  • Drafting of Notice of dispute, Statement of Claim, Written submissions and other submissions required during the proceedings of Arbitration, Conciliation, Committee, etc...

Minimum Requirements

  • BE Electrical/Mechanical

  • Total experience of 15 years, out of which five years as contract specialist. Experience of 2 projects as contact specialist.

  • Should have experience of two projects of power transmission & distribution under REC with understanding and administering Rural electrification works.

  • Extensive proven experience in the ability to assess contract compliance and product/service quality

  • Working knowledge of legal/ Contract letter Writing.

  • Extensive knowledge of contractor compliance issues and in-house procedures. In addition with having advanced knowledge of local government sector contracting procedure, specifications and documentation requirements.

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills, including facilitation, presentation skills, and proven ability to deal tactfully and effectively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Candidates with experience in FIDIC form of contracts would have an advantage

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Prior experience in similar projects.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Commercial Management / Contract Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country India

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 194729BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.