Head of Contracts

Archer Recruitment Pte Ltd

Large Main Contractor seeking Head of Contracts

My client, a large main contractor are well regarded for large residential, mixed use complexes across Singapore. They have recently picked up for a number of new projects that are about to go live, and seeking a Head of Post-Contract to spearhead projects across the Group. 
Reporting into the COO, this is a Lead role that will oversee a team of over 20 Contract Managers and Quantity Surveyors within the post-contract team and fully responsible for group level on-going projects from cradle to grave.

  • Identify and provide advice to relevant HODs and project delivery teams on ways to mitigate contractual risks
  • Ensure effective post contract administration of projects assigned
  • Reviews contracts/subcontracts, work specifications, costing and liaise/negotiate with client, contractors and suppliers;
  • Engage in commercial review of proposals by providing contractual advice to propose engineering or construction contracts which includes review of contractual notices of claims
  • Puts up budget reporting on a regular basis and manage cost control to ensure budget is not exceeded
  • Formulate contentious correspondence, settlement agreements, dates of release.
  • Provides guidance and direction to contract team members
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying/Building Sciences/Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 20 years' contract administration, contracts management (including dispute resolution) within the engineering or construction industry of which the most recent 5 years in a Head/Director level role.
  • Expert in various standard conditions of contracts - FIDIC, REDAS SIA etc
  • Good knowledge of Construction/Contract Law - claims avoidance and dispute resolution process
  • Experience in handling large building projects particularly residential, offices and mixed-use
  • Excellent Communication and negotiation skills
  • Highly analytical and detailed orientated
  • Singapore experience mandatory

If you would like to discuss this role in confidence, please contact samantha@archerrecruitment.com 

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