Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Hill International is an international construction consulting firm that provides program and project management, construction management, cost engineering and estimating, quality assurance, inspection, scheduling, risk management and claims avoidance to clients involved in major construction projects worldwide. Hill has participated in over 10,000 project assignments with a total construction value of more than $500 billion. Hill is a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HIL), and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ( )

General Description of Role and Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing HDJโ€™s contract with ADAC;
  • Reviewing the tenders and contract documentation for your individual package;
  • Coordinating/liaising, as necessary, to address all correspondence to and from the client and/or the contractor that raise a contractual issue;
  • Meeting/liaising with the Contractor/Consultant to resolve outstanding/ongoing contractual issues;
  • Drafting correspondence on behalf of PD, including responses to letters, etc., received from the contractors, other consultants, authorities, ADACFM, etc.
  • Reviewing requests for change and drafting recommendations to the client;
  • Drafting and issuing instruction to implement client requested requirements;
  • Reviewing all claims for entitlement and issuing appropriate recommendation ADAC
  • Making recommendations to the client on entitlement issues
  • Making recommendations to the client as to the duration of an extension of time
  • Advising cost engineer/consultant as to the percentages of completed works/earned value for further processing of payment applications;
  • Making recommendations to the client regarding payments, after receiving the cost consultant recommendation as to the amount of payment;
  • Attendance and participation if monthly progress meetings
  • Scheduling contract/commercial/claim meetings/workshops;
  • Chairing contract/commercial/claim meetings
  • Preparing and issuing meeting minutes
  • Chairing workshops;
  • Creating a tracking log for variation , claims, etc. for your package;
  • Documenting and tracking late and or non-performance of the contractor/consultant of your package
  • Making Determinations;
  • Review contract requirements for testing and commissioning
  • Such other requests from the PD.
Qualifications
  • Degree in construction or legal related discipline or similar
  • Minimum 15 yearsโ€™ experience in the handling and management of claims and disputes on major infrastructure projects; less than 15 yearsโ€™ experience considered if substantive experience is significant
  • Professional accreditation and membership of industry leading and internationally recognized institute(s)
  • Extensive experience working with FIDIC suite of contracts
  • Wide-ranging experience of roles and positions within the construction industry including roles with clients and contractors/subcontractors
Hill International is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Note: This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties as required.