Bechtel Corporation Senior Contract Administrator Concentrator 1 in Santiago, Chile
Requisition ID: 214020
Manages site (sub)contract operations to ensure the effective administration of (sub)contracts. Responsible for implementation of the Standard Work Process Procedures and automated (sub)contract management systems. Responsible for the training of personnel assigned to support (sub)contract administration.
1. Supervision Received
Reports directly to the Contracts Manager or designee.
Receives functional guidance from the responsible Contracts Manager.
1. Supervision Exercised
- Provides operational supervision and technical guidance to (Sub)Contract Administrator(s), Contract Specialist(s).
Contract representatives in the customer organization
Project Team members
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
1. Responsible for the development and implementation of a (Sub)contract Management Program for the project consistent with the Standard Work Process Procedures and the Subcontract/Contract Management Manual.
2. Analyze the (sub)contract general terms and conditions to highlight areas of risk such as ambiguities, conflicts or deviations from the scope of work. As work proceeds, make recommendations to the Site Manager on the mitigation of these risks; closely monitor and support remedial actions and recommend appropriate tradeoffs.
3. Responsible for the development and management of appropriate mechanisms to monitor compliance with (sub)contract terms and conditions.
4. Responsible for working with the other Project Team members to ensure that Bechtel or customer related actions or inactions which could result in constructive (sub)contract changes are identified and make recommendations on their resolution.
5. Responsible for the development and management of a procedure to recognize and identify (sub)contract claims as they develop and manage the timely resolution under the changes provisions wherever possible, obtaining claims and legal expertise as appropriate.
6. Maintain a working relationship with Construction, Engineering, Procurement, Legal and Risk Management to facilitate organizational interfaces between those performing (sub)contract administration.
7. Provide Site Manager with reviews and analysis of the (sub)contract financial data.
8. Responsible for adherence to (sub)contract insurance provisions and to ensure implementation of any requirements in this regard with Regional and Corporate Risk Management personnel.
Degree in Business, Quantity Surveying, Law, Engineering, Construction Management or Cost Engineering desirable.
Experience and courses in pricing, contract law, contract drafting, administration and negotiation of change orders, effective correspondence, planning and scheduling
Thorough knowledge of (sub)contract administration, home office and field procedures and documents relating to a multi-discipline construction project
Direct experience in the function of managing workload distribution and execution of the work as well as personnel interviews, selection, salary planning, classification changes, performance evaluation, career counseling, transfers and terminations
Working knowledge of engineering/construction industry contracting practices, applicable government and commercial regulations and practices, and Bechtel policies, procedures and work practices
All applicants must have the right to work and remain in Chile.
Position for Quebrada Blanca Fase 2 Project in Santiago, Chile.
With the purpose of performing his activities in the field, the position will begin in Santiago until receiving the corresponding authorization and then will move to the field to join the respective shift.
Salary will be based on current market rates and the posted grade will not be adjusted to suit the successful candidate.
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