Hill International, Inc
About the job
General Position Description
Ensuring that the requirements of the contract documents are implemented and maintained throughout the Contract period.
Assist in the review of contractual notices of claims and providing contractual advice to the Engineering in their administration of the Construction Contract.
Interaction with the Client representatives, the Project Management Consultant, and relevant Contractors in respect of all contractual matters
Assists in the drafting of commercial terms for design, engineering and/or construction services for approval by the Contracts Director
Reviews all contract documents to ensure congruity and to minimize patent and latent ambiguities.
Assists with administration of on-going Contracts, including monitoring Contractor and commission compliance with the Contract documents.
Investigates problems and recommends corrective action.
Prepares correspondence and maintains records necessary to ensure the effective administration of all Contractual matters.
Facilitates the preparation of Contract change and prepares the relevant variation orders.
Facilitates the contract close-out procedures to ensure that all terms and conditions of contracts have been complied with prior to final payment to contractor.
Ensures that all contractual procedures are implemented and maintained.
Assists on all contractual matters.
Assists in the review of Contractors claims in accordance with the provisions of the Conditions of Contract and ensures the Clients interests are protected.
Ensures all warranties, bonds, insurances, guarantees, etc. are in place and maintained and updated in accordance with the Contract and are in compliance with the Clients requirements.
Assists the Estimation and Project Control teams in respect of contractual implications of change orders.
Prepare for review Recommendations for Release of Retention and Bonds
Prepare monthly Reports for review.
Assist in the preparation of Monthly Progress Reports
Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of Engineers Instructions, Variation Orders and Claim Logs
Attends Commercial Meetings and records minutes of meetings.
Position Specific Requirements
BSc Degree in Quantity Surveying and have a minimum of 15 years experience
Professional Membership such as RICS, and training in construction contract law are required
Proven claims background
Experience as claims writers
Worked for previously for claims/ consultants
Preferred Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
Preferred Member of Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB)
Preferred Member of the Society of Construction Law
Preferred LB (Hons)
Essential MRICS professional qualifications
Legal qualification and / or Construction law ideal
Hill International, with more than 3,200 professionals in over 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, project management oversight, dispute resolution, advisory, facilities management, and other consulting services to clients in a variety of market sectors. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as one of the largest construction management firms in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com .
Hill is exclusively a program, project, and construction management provider, meaning we have one focus as a company: protecting client interests. Free of any potential conflicts, our entire business is geared towards helping clients achieve their desired outcomes. We are dedicated to exceeding expectations throughout the entire construction project lifecycle and adapt to the needs of each assignment to develop tailored approaches and solutions to meet those needs.
Hill is a proud member of the Global Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. family of companies. Learn more about GISI at www.gisi.com .
Hill International is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Note: This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties as required.