Contracts Specialist - Rail - Bangladesh

Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
uSD 11k net plus accomodation and transport
07 Jan 2019
04 Feb 2019
Job Type

Role: Contract Specialist for Railway Project

Total Inputs: 45 months

Budget: USD 11K

Mobilization: Within 1Q 2019 (the earlier the better)

Location/Assignment: Dhaka Bangladesh

Responsibilities: He is responsible for the contracts management and co-ordination with respect to all the Consultants activities and in this function he will be supported by the Team Leader, Project Manager and the Local Associates Co-ordinator. In his capacity his main duties are summarized below:

  • A contract specialist is in charge of the interpreting the terms of the contract.
  • He will make sure the work is being done following the conditions of contract.
  • Reviewing contractual binding and informing BR from time to time.
  • Inform Project Manager & the employer for taking necessary action if any non-compliance of terms of Contract takes place.
  • Reviewing communications with the contractors/subcontractors.
  • Assisting BR in drafting contract amendments, if necessary.
  • Address any claim of contractor for time extension, force measure, extra work etc which involve extra cost.
  • In case of dispute take necessary action to solve it.
  • Assist the Project Manager to conclude the Contract and provide assistance during defect liability period.
  • Dealing with any other work assigned by “The Engineer” as per provision of TOR.

Minimum Position Requirements:

  • Graduate of B.Sc. (Civil Engineering); A post graduate qualifications is an advantage.
  • Total of Twenty (25) years’ of professional experience in the rail and infrastructure sector
  • Minimum Fifteen (15) years in Contracts Management profession
  • More than 3 relevant railway projects implemented/involvement outside his home country
  • Proven experience in FIDIC based contracts funded by international donors (preferably ADB)
  • Experiences in similar works particularly in South Asian countries or in other developed & developing countries
  • Charted membership in any professional engineering institutions

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