Contract Analyst job in Glasgow at Mott MacDonald

Contract analyst

Company: Mott MacDonald

Location: Croydon UK

Date Posted:May 16, 2018

Our Metros and Civils division comprises of 400 professional staff which provides thought leadership, high quality design services and advisory services across the transportation and infrastructure industries. This covers a wide and varied range of engineering design projects including some of the largest and high profile infrastructure projects in the UK and oversees. We support clients including private and public sector as well as a large portfolio of Design & Build (D&B) contractors.We're looking for a Contract analystWe're currently looking to recruit a Commercial analyst/ Contract analyst to join the Metros & Civils team. Reporting to the Commercial Manager the Contract analyst will provide technical support and guidance on contracts and commercial management for a wide range of civil engineering disciplines across transportation and infrastructure. What will you be doing each day?Commercial supportYou will provide commercial advice to project engineers and project managers and prepare correspondence to contractors on contractual/commercial matters. Additionally you'll provide input to commercial and contractual strategy in dealing with risk and opportunity.Contractual supportProviding contractual support will be a big part of your responsibilities. You'll act as a liaison between project delivery teams and other departments such as finance, legal, contracts and accounts. Additionally you will be involved in providing support to management staff as well as the project delivery teams in dealing with contractual and financial aspects throughout the project lifecycle from inception to close out.Commercial/contractual administrationAs the Contractual analyst you'll also be involved in various commercial administration duties. This will include reviewing and responding to contractual correspondence from clients and sub-consultants, preparing claims and variations to contracts as well as preparing sub-contract enquiries, requests for proposals, bid evaluations and draft sub-contracts. Additionally you'll be involved in negotiating contractual matters with clients and sub-consultants.Promoting best practiceAs a professional in the commercial field, you'll demonstrate and promote "best practice" together with mentoring and providing training to engineering staff who are operating in the commercial field.Have you got what it takes?You're the kind of person who has always been interested in commercial matters, however your professional background may be in either Civil engineering with a flair for project management or Quantity surveying/Law where you've gained commercial management skills. Through your career you've gained strong ethical principles and are able to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients and colleagues alike. Prioritising your workload and working under pressure comes as second nature due to your effective time management skills and additionally you possess the ability to identity and resolve key issues and blockers.To be successful you'll need to have:Experience in contract/commercial management in civil engineering or transportationStrong report writing skills and a high level of numerate literacyExcellent presentation and communication skills with an ability to negotiate in potentially challenging circumstancesIdeally you will have gained experience of the Design & Build process from the contractors side however this is not essential.Does this sound like the right role for you? If so, please click the link to apply online which is fully responsive and can also be done using a mobile.We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace. Our network of experts are constantly working together to find opportunities in complexity while creating sustainable solutions. View full job description
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