AECOM Jobs Ghana 2018

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8 Nov, 2018

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Engineering Jobs in Ghana

The Contracts Administrator is responsible for implementing procurement and contract management strategies, systems and procedures for internal and external clients.

Job Description

Job Title: Cost and Contracts Engineer

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Contracts Administratoris responsible for:

  • Implementing procurement and contract management strategies, systems, procedures and guidelines for internal and external clients.
  • Managing the commercial and contract management staff including hiring, developing, mentoring, recommending appropriate training, retention and succession planning.
  • Prepare professional reports for use by senior management throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Preparing project agreements/contracts/sub contracts.
  • Administration of consultancy, supply and construction contracts throughout the design, tender, execution and closeout stages of contracts.

Minimum Requirements


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in commercial/contract administration environment.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in cost engineering environment.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience on major infrastructure programme during construction phase.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in civil infrastructure industry.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the employ of an engineering consulting firm.

Specific Skills required:

  • Extensive knowledge of the programme development cycle (engineering, procurement and construction) and understanding of construction sequencing.
  • Resolution of disagreements through negotiation.
  • Commercial letter writing.
  • Particular conditions writing.
  • Progress report writing.
  • Commercial risk assessment and mitigation.
  • Change management.
  • Preparing estimates of construction costs;
  • Measurement of building quantities for bill preparation and final accounts;
  • Drafting Bills of Quantities;
  • Site visits and site measurement;
  • Participating in progress meetings;
  • Preparing valuations for issue of interim payment certificates;
  • Preparing and concluding final accounts;
  • Participating in tender evaluations including comparison of bids.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of the administration of construction contracts.
  • Experience working in the employ of a major international construction contractor is an advantage.

Personality Attributes:

  • Attention to detail and quality.
  • Capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to grasp complex matters.
  • Ability to ask questions when task assignments are unclear.
  • Personable – ability to develop collegial relationships with project staff.

Additional Comments

  • Eligibility to work in Ghana due to nationality is a requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum BTech in a related field, i.e. Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Business, Finance, Accounting and Member of professional organisation.

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.

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