Senior Contracts Manager

Steve Thomas
Malaysia & Indonesia
Job Posted

One of Asia's leading construction employers requires a capable and experienced Senior Contracts Manager, also sometimes titled a Senior Commercial Manager to work on a large scale rail project in Malaysia. You will play a leading role in the contractual and commercial running of a major new rail project and you will manage a team of contracts/commercial staff. 

Project Details

A massive new rail project starting in Malaysia which is due to run for the next 7 years.

Responsibilities and Duties

To take the job role of being the commercial and contractual head of the civil engineering and infrastructure section of the project.

  •  Drafting (or review of drafts by others) of contractual correspondence
  •  Monitor and co-ordinate contractual claims and variation orders
  •  Provide inputs to help strategize and resolve complex contractual issues.
  •  Attend project meetings where required.
  •  Liaison with authorities and/or Government bodies if required
  •  Supervision and guidance of team members
  •  Comply and adhere to all matters pertaining to Quality, Safety & Health and Environment related to the job scope and work place as required by the company.

Desired Skills and Experience

  •  Track record of working on a major civil engineering project in Malaysia, Hong Kong or in Asia is highly desirable
  •  Large scale infrastructure project experience
  •  Contracting background is preferred but not essential
  •  Experience of managing a team of commercial/contracts staff from project start to finish
  •  Excellent negotiation and communication skills in English
  •  Competent IT skills

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  •  Degree in Quantity Surveying or related discipline
  •  Professional qualification such as MRICS is an advantage but not essential

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The successful candidate will be joining a major international construction company with a first class reputation for delivering large scale construction projects.
This is an excellent opportunity to work on a prestigious project in Asia.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Competitive salary
  • Expatriate style package
  • Housing and travel allowance
  • Full medical
  • Generous bonus scheme

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