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Chief Contract Administration Expert  New Delhi,   Posted: 5/8/2024
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Our client is looking for a Chief Contract Administration Expert for the West Coast Dedicated Freight Route Project to be based in their office in New Delhi in India.

The Chief Contract Administration Expert shall responsible for the contract administration/management of the Project which include but not limited to the following:

1. Project Management Support
- Prepare and implement coordination procedure, Advise and assist DFCCIL in the preparation of procedural system, Interact with DFCCIL's designated officers and staff on a regular basis.
- Attend DFCCIL's review meetings, Be available to attend meetings with JICA missions,
- Make use of MIS in carrying out its assignment
- Assist the Employer in coordination with different agencies
- Prepare and implement project control procedures
- Prepare and implement document control procedures

2. Contract Management Support
- Support preparation of correspondence to contractors
- Manage claim control
- Manage change control
- Issue the relevant certificates as may be required in the DB works contracts documents.
- Be available and co-operate to the full extent of its familiarity with the DB contract during DAB meetings, arbitration proceedings and other hearings held by the statutory and legal bodies.

3. Programme Management
- Review a master project programme
- Review contractors' programmes and associated progress
- Monitor overall construction schedule and evaluate progress of overall construction work, recommend the countermeasures,
- Direct the Contractor to take necessary steps to maintain the rate of progress of work. In case the Contractor fails to achieve any of the Project Milestones, the PMC shall identify the causes of delays, and review the Program submitted by the Contractor. Identify the reason of the delay, review the project completion schedule and assess compensation to Contractor, if the works are suspended for reasons not attributable to the Contractor. Determination the disposition of any time extensions requested by the Contractor with their reasonableness.

4. Project Budget and Cost Management
- Review project budget and cost plan
- Estimate overall project cost, Assess the financial position and project long-term financial statement.
- Certify all contract payment and satisfy DFCCIL/MOR in monitoring the same,
- Make fair and reasonable assessments of the payment requests by the Contract, and certification full or partial payment, depending on its assessment of the Contract payment request.
- Determination the disposition of any cost proposals submitted by the Contractor with their reasonableness.

5. Communication Management
- Internal Communication, Communication with Client, Communication with Contractors
- Coordination with Client
- Coordinate with DFCCIL HQ and MoR, Coordinate with respective HQ and divisions of Zonal Railways and DFCCIL Regional / Site Offices.
- Pay the most attention for close co-ordination with DFCCIL/MOR in the performance of all services.
- Give consent to Key position CV to be provided by the contractors as per provision of the contracts.

6. Responsible for Inception Report, Daily Report, Weekly Progress Report, Monthly Progress Report, Quarterly Report, Completion Report, Any Other Reports as sought by Employer for time to time
7. Recommend acceptance or rejection of completed work
8. Verify measurement of quantity of work executed and check payment certificate
9. Prepare integrated periodical reports

Position is initially for two years which might be extended. Place of posting is DFCCIL Delhi office (there is a possibility the office will be shifted to Noida in the future)

Job Requirements


- Masters in Civil
- Contract Management Experience on Railway Projects.
- Prefer an expert who has experience in India and JICA funded projects.
- The expert can be Indian nationality with sufficient overseas experiences.
- Overseas Extensive experience on JICA and other funded projects is essential.


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