Crown Agents Infrastructure Procurement Advisor Jobs in Ghana

Crown Agents Infrastructure Procurement Advisor Jobs in Ghana


About the role

  • Based in Accra, the Contract Management Specialist will lead the provision of contract monitoring services under Crown Agents’ ongoing VFM services offering.

    Pre-Contract Value for Money Assessments

  • Review the Bill of Quantities to check that it is adequate to correspond with the Employers
  • Requirements (e.g. specifications and drawings)

  • Review the conditions of contract relating to time control, payment and other commercial terms

  • If necessary, identify the relevant conditions of contract that potentially alter the balance of risk and reward between
  • Contractor and Employer and make recommendations to restore balance to the contract

  • Evaluate the suitability and coherence of Employer’s Requirements for infrastructure development/construction projects

  • Evaluate the completeness and responsiveness (to the Employer’s Requirements) of Contractors’ proposals for infrastructure development/construction projects

    Responsibilities

    Independent Contract Monitoring

  • Monitor the progress of work against the agreed Contractor’s Programme to pinpoint delays and if necessary, recommend measures to mitigate the delays

    Prepare work progress report

  • Review, if requested, the interim payment certificates of the Contractor to ensure that these comply with the terms of the contract (retention money, advance payment, etc.)

  • If requested, review and check any contract changes (variation orders, change orders), and requested extension of time from the Contractor

  • Review technical and contract documentations in the course of the work to identify
    any issues which are not in compliance with relevant contract terms and conditions

  • If necessary, undertake a site inspection to identify any defects in construction and check that the payment certificates correspond with the actual value of works completed

  • Any other contract management tasks as requested by the Team Leader

    About you

    Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • Familiar with construction industry standards and specifications as applied in developing countries (specifically in West Africa)

  • Working knowledge of FIDIC Conditions of Contract Turnkey Projects (EPC) or other types of construction contracts (e.g. NEC)

  • Must possess the ability to engage in and lead high stakes/high-profile negotiations on behalf of clients

  • Skilled in report writing and presenting of complex information in a professional manner

  • Previous experience in independently assessing the progress of civil works construction projects

    Personal Qualities

  • Highly driven

  • Politically astute

  • Professionally credible

  • Culturally sensitive

  • Loyal and committed to the project

    Experience

  • Overall post graduate experience of at least 10 years in health infrastructures such as hospitals (minimum district level), clinics, medical stores, or any public health facilities with designs procurement and/or construction

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of contract management of large works projects, particularly health facilities

    Qualifications

  • A degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture, desirable

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Crown Agents Infrastructure Procurement Advisor Jobs in Ghana

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