AECOM Director Contracts in Mumbai, India

India - Maharashtra, Mumbai

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to hire Director Contracts to be based at Mumbai.

The Director Contracts develops and supports all of the contracts specialists within the project team and is responsible for developing and implementing contract management strategies, systems and procedures for project-wide use.

Job Duties:

  • Developing and implementing contract management strategies, systems, procedures and guidelines for project-wide use

  • Ensuring that contract management staff produce professional quality documents throughout the project lifecycle

  • Confirming that appropriate internal and external contract management processes and procedures are implemented and are effective.

  • Assisting with hiring, developing, mentoring, recommending appropriate training, retention and succession planning for contract administration staff.

  • Overseeing the administration of consultancy and construction contracts throughout the design, tender, execution and closeout stages of contracts.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Resolution of disagreements through negotiation

  • Contractual letter writing

  • Progress report writing

  • Commercial and Contractual risk assessment and mitigation

  • Change management

  • High level of competence in the administration of contracts as per FIDIC.

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):

  • Team leader and decision maker – ability to identify skill gaps in team members and recommend appropriate development

  • Focused on client delivery – attention to detail and quality with a capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Empathy towards staff and colleagues – collaborative management style

  • Communication of complex matters in simple terms

  • Personable – ability to develop collegial relationships with Client team

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering/ Construction Management

  • Post Graduate or equivalent in Contract/ Construction Management/ Related Discipline

  • Minimum 15 years of experience in procurement of civil works involving Highway Bridges. Total 25 years experience.

  • Experience as a procurement specialist for tender document preparation and tender assistance in two(2) highway bridge projects each having contract cost not less than USD 100 million.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Prior experience in similar role in projects

  • Experience working in the employ of a major international construction contractor is an advantage

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Procurement

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country India

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 205169BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.