QS Department Contract Manager

Richard Poulter
Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Lantau
HK$130,000 p/m
Job Posted

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Commercial/Contracts Manager to work on a newly awarded large scale civil engineering project based in Hong Kong. You will be based within the Commercial & Contracts department, and will be site based for the duration of the project.

Project Details

HK$billion civil engineering project

Responsibilities and Duties

  •  Adopt hands on approach to the management of Quantity Surveying staff on a major civil engineering project
  •  Take a lead role in project execution and cost control
  •  Responsible for contract correspondence and contractual letters.
  •  Play a lead role in cash flow management and budget reviews.
  •  Provide professional contract/legal and strategy advice to ensure the project runs smoothly
  •  Draft and monitor Subcontracts and plant/material supply contracts
  •  Prepare monthly reports for senior management
  •  Valuation of variations and claims
  •  Document management
  •  Attend client meetings

Desired Skills and Experience

  •  Extensive experience working as a Contracts Manager ideally on civil engineering project within Hong Kong
  •  Strong contractual and legal experience
  •  High level of commercial awareness as well as excellent negotiation skills
  •  Experience working on NEC contracts is an advantage
  •  Fluent in English
  •  Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  •  Ability to lead and manage a team of quantity surveyors and commercial staff

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Degree qualified in quantity surveying or equivalent 
  • Post contract legal qualification is an advantage 
  • Professional membership such MRICS/MHKIS is preferred

Employing Company Overview and Profile

A leading international construction company with reputation for delivering landmark construction projects

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications 
  • Yearly bonus scheme 
  • Full medical coverage 
  • Generous leave allowance

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