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Contracts Manager - Civils - Infrastructure - Buildings - PHILIPPINES

  • Posted: 5 days ago
  • Location: VIC Other
  • Type: Permanent / Full Time

Job Description

Why Choose this Company:  
Major Construction Company who operate across the Middle East and Asia, delivering projects across Marine, Buildings, Transport, Processing Plants and more.
Having just won a major greenfield infrastructure project in the Philippines, my client has entered into a joint venture with a major Filipino group, we are now looking for a number of expats to assist in the delivery.

Whats on offer:

Take home $9,500k to $12,000k AUD per month
  • $7,500 to $10,000K AUD base
  • +
    $2,000K AUD living away from home allowance
    • Tax covered by the company
    • Accommodation offered – 1-bedroom apartment in Manila - fully furnished including cleaning, laundry, and utilities
    • Four 1-week trips home per year with flights paid for (economy)
    • Guaranteed 13th Month Bonus of one month’s salary per year
    • Driver offered for work and weekends (could be shared)
    • Visa's are covered
Due to multiple projects won in Asia, my client is looking for a number of new Contracts Manager to join them in the Philippines full-time.

Your day will consist of:
  • Procure consultants, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Control consultants, head and subcontract procurement admin
  • Control all commercial, cost control and cash flow activities for the project
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the head contract /subcontracts
  • Ensure the contracts meet the legal, commercial and corporate standards
  • Prepare, compile the budget, financial reports and monthly progress claims
  • Ensure the effective implementation of contract, commercial and financial risk management
  • Manage the contract, commercial and administration teams
  • Attend regular meetings with the stakeholders
Key Requirements/Must Have:
  • Degree Qualified – Ideally holding a bachelor’s degree or higher in Commerce, Construction Management, Engineering, Law or Quantity Surveying
  • 10 + Years as a Contracts Manager (give or take a year or two)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Contracts Managers with experience on the below projects is the preference:
  • Airports Greenfield or Brownfield - Runways – Terminal Construction – Hangars – Aprons – Taxiway – Com’s Tower or any other associated buildings within an Airport.
  • Large-scale building projects (commercial – warehouses – industrial - schools – manufacturing – stations or similar)
  • Large-scale civil construction projects (highways – ports – rail civils or similar)
  • Large-scale Treatment plants (water – sewer)
I would advise highlighting and elaborating on your experience on the above projects to make your application stand out – I am anticipating a large number of applications.
  • Additional qualification in contract law or similar an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of FIDIC and other standard forms of contract
  • Advanced skills in contract administration & general business administration 
  • Advanced negotiation, influencing and stakeholder management
  • Dispute resolution and litigation services (desirable, not essential)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Strong leadership, people and time management skills
Please note: 
  • This role may cover a 5.5 day week from time to time.
  • Taking partners/wives is welcomed, however, taking children is not recommended based on schooling etc...
  • 6-month probation period
How to apply:
Please email me your CV to in the first instance.
Due to a high volume of applications, those with the most relevant experience against the above criteria will be contacted first.

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