Hill International, Inc. Head of Contracts in CN, China

Hill International is a US based Project Management Consultancy firm with offices throughout the World. With over 3,300 employees in 50 offices worldwide, Hill provides program management, project management and construction management consulting services. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 8th largest construction management firm in the World.

Hill International is seeking to employ a Head of Contracts, with extensive construction experience, for one of its on-going projects in China.

Responsibilities:

  • Administering construction contracts in several theme park lands.

  • Overseeing Contracts Manager direct reports

  • Develop and/or update the contracts management and claims avoidance SOP’s as required

  • Approving draft of commercial terms for design, engineering, procurement and/or construction contracts

  • Ensuring that the requirements of the contract documents are implemented and maintained throughout the Contract period

  • Reviewing contractual notices of construction and EOT related claims and providing appropriate response/recommendations.

  • Interacting directly with all project stakeholders in respect of contractual matters

  • Ensuring all warranties, bonds, insurances, guarantees, etc. are in place and maintained and renewed in accordance with contractual, legal and statutory provisions

  • Initiating, negotiating, settling and/or approving final accounts, contract addenda, application of liquidated damages, release of retentions/bonds, contract terminations, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience of working on large Theme Park Projects, particularly involving major show and ride, FF&E, OS&E, F&B franchises and merchandizing manufacturing contracts

  • Minimum tertiary education in Law, Engineering, Quantity Surveying and/or related fields.

  • Minimum 25 years’ experience

  • Must have experience working on construction projects valued in excess of US$ 800 Million.

  • Experience in preparing, defending and negotiating construction related disputes

  • Must be fluent in English; proficiency in reading, writing and conversing in Mandarin is preferred

Title: Head of Contracts

Location: CN-CN-Beijing

Requisition ID: 17002009