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Contracts Manager - Navi Mumbai

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Contracts Manager - Navi Mumbai

Faithful + Gould an Atkins Group Companies is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management and cost consultancy services provider; with over 2,400 professionals operating throughout Asia Pacific, UK and Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. We support clients with the construction and management of their key assets, important projects and programmes. Our approach is committed to providing first-class professional advice and delivering a quality of service which is second-to-none. This has helped enable our business to develop and maintain robust and long-lasting client partnerships. 
We are currently looking for experts to join our team in Mumbai, India, to provide multi-disciplinary services and expertise to our client working on a high end / large size retail showroom of a Multinational Company. The work will involve project management, engineering, and procurement and construction supervision and we’re looking for people at all levels, in particular the role defined below.
We need 12 to 15 years experienced Contracts Manager in a greenfield project, to be based in Navi Mumbai India and will be reporting to Senior Project Manager / Project Director.

Principle Accountabilities
  • Preparation of cost Model and procurement plan for the projects
  • Produce Budgetary Cost Estimates based on established internal benchmark and cost bank.
  • Lead the team in developing preliminary Cost Estimate and Bill of Quantities based on tender drawings.
  • Lead the team in preparation of detailed cost estimates on the basis of unit rates
  • Lead Value Engineering reviews and studies with the consultant team to achieve economical and value efficient design
  • Prepare Cash flow based on the master construction programme and
  • Develop and implement Cost Control System
  • Lead the team for preparation of Tender documents for all packages
  • Attend to Contractors queries on information contained in the tender documents and issuing Corrigendum to the tenderers
  • Prepare Methodology for Bid Evaluations
  • Preparation of Recommendation Note, Letter of Intent, Work Order and Contract Document
  • Review variation claims and assess claims in accordance with the provisions of contract.
  • Lead the commercial management team, for closure of all package contracts post completion of their scope of works
  • Managing claims avoidance and claims processing programs
  • Carry out the day-to-day Commercial management of the Project.
  • Co-ordinate the commercial appointments for services being provided by all parties.
  • Setting up the commercial administration, monitoring and change control system requirements, as required by the contract and to comply with Atkins internal business processes and systems, as applied through the Project Specific Execution Plan.
  • Comply with the commercial requirements of the Project Execution Plan and Project Quality Plan and monitor delivery of our services to these documents and requirements.
  • Maintain the Project Commercial Risk Register and review on a minimum fortnightly basis or more often as necessary.
  • Review change impact proposals including resource schedule, cost and programme to establish robust applications for variation orders and extensions of time as applicable.
  • Review spend and programme and challenge design participants to deliver accurate cost to complete estimates on a monthly basis.
  • Monthly reporting on subcontract account status
  • Monthly reporting on variations and potential variations status and progress
  • Prepare Project PSR (project cost summary report - accounts) and identify any negative variances; make suggestions on any necessary corrective actions to the Project Manager.
  • Overall responsibility to ensure that the project cost is meticulously tracked in line with the project budget prepared.
  • Report to the Project Manager/Director and on the earned value progress, costs to complete and quality of change control and justifications of valid delays being provided by the design teams.
  • Monitoring all commercial indicators at all stages, to ensure that accurate and professional cost to complete computations against clear work scopes are delivered by the Project teams.
  • Professional interface and liaison with design team and clients’ representative
  • Ensure the quality and timeliness of commercial inputs to the Project Manager/Director
  • Monitor and report to the Project Manager/Director the design and PM’s team’s adherence to the commercial procedures described in the Project Execution Plan
  • Create a positive and proactive approach to commercial process
  • Administration of all contracts and subcontracts
  • Conduct commercial team meetings, commercial briefings to Project stakeholders as required.
  • Deliver agreed commercial actions
  • Degree qualified in an Engineering(preferably Civil) or relevant commercial and or cost management discipline
  • Specifically commercially astute
  • Member of a recognised professional institution
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience of which 8 years in a similar position within the consultancy/construction industry
  • Senior level commercial experience on at least one major property design and construct project
  • Proven background and experience in management of commercial change control, consultant claims and justification of extensions of time.
  • Computer literate in the essential MS Office software, ie Word, Excel and relevant presentation programmes.
  • Experience of handling FIDIC contracts
  • Administrative skills
  • Delegation skills
  • MRICS certification
Rewards & Benefits
We offer an Industry standard salary package in a multinational company.

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