Contracts Engineer

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What We Can Offer

Competitive salary, provided freely with accommodation, laundry and meal allowance
Extra insurances for employees, spouse, children under 18 years old
Big working environment with many foreigners who come from 14 countries

Job Description

The Contracts Engineer – Projects reports to the Procurement Manager - Projects, works closely with the project team, and plays a critical role in helping the success of the upcoming Copper & Gold Smelter Project with the day-to-day management of Site Contracts required for the Project.

The Smelter Project has approx. USD 16m worth of civil and concrete work to be executed by site contractors. Therefore, this role requires specific quantity surveying (QS) experience / civil engineering background as it will be essential to check final quantity takeoffs and variations submitted by the construction contractors.

Contracts Engineer - Projects
- Assist in identifying contractors who have relevant experience to undertake contractor pre-qualified process for specific site contracts
- Complete contractor pre-qualification visits and evaluation
- Review of MTO’s and BOQs
- Preparation and checking of tender documents (technical and commercial) for site contracts which include but not limited to; civil, concrete, structural mechanical piping (SMP), electrical and instrumentation installation (E&I), water treatment plants, site buildings design and erection.
- Co-ordinate responses to request for information (RFI’s) issued during tender period
- Complete commercial evaluation of bids received
- Work with legal department to resolve contract departures
- Complete letter of recommendation
- Compilation of notice of award or notice of intent
- Compile conformed contracts and issue to contractor
- Attend and lead contractor kick off meeting
- Management of cash retention and/or contractors’ performance or defects security (e.g. bank guarantees)
- Participate in project meetings with Engineer, Contractors during construction stage and prepare minutes of meetings
- Ensure Contractors follow and implement the EH&S policy of the Company
- Review of contractor submitted variations (either lump sum or schedule of rates based), applying quantity surveying methods using quantity surveying software where applicable
- Resolution of Contractor variation submissions (including costs, delay damages, back charges etc)
- Finalise contract appendices for approved variations
- Update management on the progress of the construction works, checking manning plans and workforce reports submitted
- Communicate clearly and work closely with all project team members responsible for cost control to ensure all information is up to date and relevant.
- Contribute to project monthly report
- Comparing cost between actual and forecast/budget to interrogate cost variances together with project management team to understand/explain and rectify the issue.
- Closing out of contracts including reviewing of all progress payments, variation requests, final cost and agreed final account (including contract liquidation)
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Job Requirements

- Bachelor of Civil Engineering and/or International Business Administration
- Cost Estimate Certificate
Personal attribute:
- Enthusiasm and a strong willingness to learn
- Ability to work under pressure and strict time constraints
- Analytical mind, independent, proactive, and excellent interpersonal skills
- Strong understanding of business activities and cost drivers
- Strong analytical skill, ability to relate operation outcomes to numbers
- Should be very strong in details and numbers
- Excellent communication skills
- 10+ years’ experience in contracts management and contracts administration on major projects
- Construction project experience is essential
- Civil background preferable
- Experience with FIDIC Construction Contract terms on large contracts essential
- Microsoft Office: advanced skills with MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
- Essential to have quantity surveying experience, using QS software like BEST or RIPAC
- Experience with AutoCAD software

- Excellent command of both spoken and written English and Vietnamese

Job Locations

Hamlet 2, Ha Thuong, Dai Tu, Thai Nguyen, Viet Nam
Tòa tháp Hòa Bình, 106, Hoàng Quốc Việt, Cầu Giấy, Hà Nội

Masan High-Tech Materials is implementing of its mining activities & operating the processing plant in Dai Tu district, Thai Nguyen Province

Our company will offer employees a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience and skills on a significant project within the minerals industry.

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Hamlet 2, Ha Thuong commune, Dai Tu Dist., Thai Nguyen, Viet Nam
1,000-4,999 staffs
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