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Contract Administrator Job at Novestech Nigeria


Novestech Nigeria is one of the world’s premiere engineering, procurement, construction and services
companies, employing approximately 27,000 people in more than 17 countries. As Novestech Nigeria embarks upon our second century of operations, we have evolved into a prominent supporter of the energy, hydrocarbons, power, industrial, civil infrastructure, minerals, government services and commercial sectors. Since becoming an independent company in 2006, at Novestech Nigeria we have expanded our position in the markets we serve.

Job Title: Contract Administrator

Job Location: Lagos
Experience: 1year
Course of Study: Civil Engineering

Job Description

    Verify the completeness of contract documents (consistency check) and distribute them to project team members
    Track client, subcontractors, vendors obligations
    Administer the contract ensuring that project is performed in line with contractual obligations
    Liaise with project team, coordinate Project Contract Review, participate to meetings, manage and file all correspondence having a contractual relevance exchanged during project execution with clients, partners, subcontractors, vendors and authorities

    Monitor contract risks of critical work packages (subcontractors, vendors) and propose remedial actions
    Manage the change process on the project, including change orders, claims, back charges, penalties, new prices, dispute handling and resolution (except for litigation and arbitration) towards clients, main subcontractors and key vendors, ensuring that notices and notifications are issued as per contractual requirements, and participate in the generation of additional revenue as entitled by the contracts
    Check consistency between records, reports and correspondence, verify supporting documentation for invoicing and monitor that payments received are in line with the contractual terms
    Prepare reporting for project, company and corporate
    Ensure that Golden Rules and Silver Guidelines are implemented
    Maintain necessary liaison with other competent Saipem functions, in particular with Financial Administration, Insurance, Procurement and Risk referents
    Ensure all Project Certificates are duly issued by clients (e.g. Milestone Completion Certificates, Mechanical Completion, Handover Certificate, Provisional Acceptance Certificate)
    Provide collection and sharing of lessons learned, feedbacks and returns of experience on issues/criticalities encountered during project execution

Desired Skills and Experience

    Civil Engineering, or Business Administration Degrees;
    Relevant experience, minimum of 3 years, in construction sector
    Contract law specialized knowledge, strong negotiation skills, target oriented, excellent interpersonal skills, planning and analysis capabilities, knowledge of construction projects, engaged in professional growth and continuous improvement.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV’s to: career@novestechnigeria.net

Deadline: 6th May, 2015.


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