Contracts Manager / Senior QS

OUR RECRUITERS LLP| Date Posted: 19-Apr-2019
EA Licence No: 14C7308|EA Personal Registration No: R1102601
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Job Nature:
Permanent, Contract
Position Level:
Manager, Senior Manager
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

Contracts Manager / Senior QS

Location: North

Contract & Subcontract Management

  • Oversee and discharge Contracts Management duties such as tender preparation, preparation of costing, Pre & Post Contract Administration.
  • Lead a team of Quantity surveyors to tender for new projects and ensure that all contractual issues are fully understood and complied with at existing/new projects.
  • Oversee the tendering process such as sourcing for quotations and liaising with suppliers.
  • Negotiate legal & commercial terms and conditions for new and/or changed contracts.
  • Responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting and coordination of the technical aspects of various projects with costing as a crucial component.
  • Perform technical analysis and evaluation for material packages required by projects.
  • Undertake the development and implementation of tenders and bids.
  • Understand client needs and objectives of the projects of the company.
  • Work with the team to develop the response to invitation to tender/invitations for quotations.
  • Responsible for the administration of sub-contract and main-contract including variation Order (VO) and settlement of final accounts.
  • Oversee Contract Documentation-drafting, evaluation, negotiation and execution.
  • Non-Disclosure agreement, sub contract agreement, consultants’ agreement, and review of vendor’s terms and conditions.
  • Revamping of Standard subcontract agreement periodically post approval from management
  • Oversee Maintaining contractual records and documentation such as receipt and control of all contract correspondence contractual changes and other document of all projects.
  • Provide guidance on contractual matters to project management team.
  • Develop/Revamp and implement procedures for contract management and administration in line with Company’s policy.
  • Work with finance department to co-ordinate contractual insurance requirements, including administration of claims from 3rd parties in relation to damages due to project execution.
  • Maintain and monitor market prices for both labor and materials used in the projects.
  • Check and monitor material usage against tender to provide data base for management’s use.
  • Ensure letter of award are issued for agreed or negotiated subcontract in a timely manner and in any case not more than 3 days after agreement date.
  • To arrange for fulfilling companies contractual requirements like submission of warranties, final accounts etc.
  • To submit monthly report for progress payment claim for all projects.
  • To prepare budget for all successful tenders.
  • Responsible to identify Potential Claims based on review of the contract deviations.
  • Review and negotiate with the sub-contractors recommended by the project manager as and when necessary.
  • Ensure Compliance to Sub-Contractor Management Procedure


·         Degree in Civil , Building Engineering or equivalent

·         Proficient in MS Office and strong knowledge in Contracts Management


·         8-10 years of experience in Project & Contracts (plus Tenders) management

·         A track record of meeting business goals and customer satisfaction requirements.

·         Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.

·         Knowledge of best practices and methodologies.

·   Ability to work on multiple, high visibility projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment.

·         Ability to work independently and in a Team and meet deadline.

·         Ability to use discretion and deal effectively with uncertainties, changes and ambiguities.

Skills and Knowledge:

·         Well versed with Singapore Standards and Law

Strong interpersonal and communication skills with analytical and problem solving approach


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