One of the titles with direct reference to the contractual / legal aspect of construction, usually reporting to the Contract or Commercial Manager.
The principal duty of a Contract Administrator is to assess the Companys contractual position relating to all operational activities and accordingly provide adequate commercial advice to ensure that interests are best protected on several levels for various issues involving contractual undertakings / commitments.
This includes support in all project phases, from tender to post hand-over claims / arbitrations in coordination with the legal department whenever needed.
Preparation & review of clauses, terms and conditions related either to clients or sub-contractors are part of the daily activity.
Qualified lawyers with engineering / construction background and / or engineers and quantity surveyors with experience in legal issues make good candidates.
At least 10 years of experience ideally within the construction industry (EPC contracts), international exposure and excellent command of English is required.