As a Senior Claims Engineer is responsible for the preparation, review and administration of design-related contractual activities performed. He is accountable to safeguard K&A interests in Claims prepared and administered by the K&A, This includes preparing design contracts, addressing Claims, contractual matters and providing expert claims advice. The jobholder is also responsible to attract, develop and standardise claims capabilities within the team.

Responsibilities:

Assist the Contracts Director in the administering responsibilities associated with the claims.

Formation and administration of construction / technical services related claims.

Duties:

  • Assist the Contracts Manager with the Claims, pre-qualification of sub-contractors, vendors and suppliers, etc.
  • Assist the Contracts Manager to establish Claims procedures for the evaluation and management of change orders and contractor claims. Review contractor proposals and negotiate & formalise contract variations.
  • Participate in meetings associated with contract related issues.
  • Manage the claims administration activities and provide interpretations of the contract clauses and conditions.
  • Assist in project close-out activities associated with Claims, cost and contractual issues.
  • Prepare as necessary a summary of each assigned contract establishing and maintaining information essential to the administration /management programme.
  • Contract Changes/Claims: commercial evaluation, analyze and negotiate proposals. Change requests, prepare change notices, Change orders / Amendment and Claim logs.
  • Insurance and Guarantee: Monitoring adherence to contract(s) provisions, maintain expiration schedule and monitor renewal.
  • Invoices: Review for conformance to the contract conditions.
  • Final Inspection and acceptances: Prepare certificates for acceptance / close out and maintain the log.
  • Ensure that all technical, commercial and legal provisions of contract(s) consistent are compiled by all parties.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience.
  • Bachelors degree in Civil / Architecture Preferred.