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Senior Claims Quantum Specialist

Requisition ID:  210760

Role Overview

The Riyadh Public Transport Project is the biggest infrastructure project to be undertaken in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  with an overall budget of €16·3bn and is one of the largest public civil engineering projects of the century.  The BACS consortium led by Bechtel is to design and build lines 1 and 2, totaling 63·3 km, with a contract value of US$9·45bn.

This will transform Riyadh, with a current population of 5.7 million - The subway is a solution to daily traffic problems – currently of 7.4 million daily commutes, less than 2% utilise public transport.  Contract Professionals are needed to ensure we support the Project Director in complying with all contractual obligations and the identification, communication and negotiation with partners and customer.      

On offer:

Competitive Salary with ongoing Career Development and Training

Single Status assignment with choice of work pattern, Accommodation and Allowances

Discretionary bonus scheme

ROLE OVERVIEW

 

  • Contribute generally to development of claims through setting strategy and action plans and determining appropriate

resources

Prepare schedule component (extension of time) of claims

  • Provide guidance and oversight of schedule component of claims prepared by others
  • Establish processes and standard methodologies, templates and the like to achieve consistent approach to claims preparation across the Infrastructure business
  • Establish processes to be implemented at outset of projects that are designed to ensure that projects are well-positioned to prepare claims if circumstances later require
  • Assist in recruiting or engaging claims schedule personnel to work pre-emptively to ensure ability of projects to prepare claims if required and to prepare claims when required
  • Establish and deliver training programmes in support of preceding
  • Establish and implement quality control processes in support of preceding

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Relevant substantive experience on behalf of a Contractor in the preparation of schedules for high-quality construction claims, preferably in a Civil Engineering and/or major Project environment including experience of international projects;
  • Detailed understanding of methodologies used for preparing schedule component of claims, including advantages and disadvantages of each, and ability to recommend options in particular circumstances having regard to particular objectives, project factual context, contract provisions, available data and the like
  • Construction related degree (or equivalent) from recognized university or educational establishment, preferably in or with heavy element of commercial and contractual management such as Quantity Surveying or similar;
  • Preferably a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and/or the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (or equivalent);
  • Extensive knowledge of commercial management, valuations, costs, pricing and demonstrated awareness of construction project commercial and risk issues.
  • Demonstrable ability to understand construction schedules, and the analysis of delays based on such schedules.
  • Ability to use standard software and other tools in the context of project scheduling and claim preparation and to train others in relation to same;
  • Highly developed written and oral communication and presentation skills in English
  • Ability to produce professional, high quality written claims, presentations or advice in a construction environment relating to additional time and money;
  • Practical experience in the administration of employer/contractor EPC construction and engineering contracts;
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within and across all levels of project functional groups including differing nationalities;
  • Experience in supervising personnel, workload distribution and execution of the work, as well as administration of personnel actions.

BOPS Guidelines include the minimum time that you need to be in your current position before applying to a new position. Please refer to the Guidelines and ensure you meet the minimum requirements.

 

Shaping tomorrow together

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