AECOM Director - Contracts in Gandhinagar, India

Business Line Water

Position Title Director - Contracts

India - Gujarat


Job Summary

AECOM India is actively seeking a Director - Contracts for a major Urban Development Project. The responsibilities for this role shall include but not be limited to the following:-

Job Duties:

  • Develop global procurement and contracting strategy & Plan-Develop strategic sourcing solutions and value buying to increase procurement synergies between the different projects within the Programme

  • Work with schedule and recommend phasing, sequential roll-out or other mitigation tools in a manner to ease the pressure on the local supply chain

  • Develop the appropriate mix of contract packages for each type of contract/ project/ facility

  • Evaluate contract packaging against the capacity and capabilities of the potential contractors available in the supply chain

  • Prepare the Bid documents for Consultancy Services and Works Contract and evaluation of the Bids received from the Bidders

  • Deal with all matters of Post award of projects in terms of Contract and commercial obligation including certification of Bills/ Stage payment of the Consultant/ Contractor, Change Order, Claim Analysis etc. in collaboration with the concerned Consultants if any.

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):

  • Safeguard - To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

  • Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

  • Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

  • Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

  • Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Minimum Requirements

Graduate in Engineering or related field with advanced degree, diploma or training in contracts and procurement administration

Minimum 15 years of progressively responsible positions in procurement and contract / commercial Management. Last 5 years in a senior business/ commercial/ procurement role

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in similar projects.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Knowledge of Hindi and Gujarati would be helpful.

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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Job Category Commercial Management / Contract Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country India

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 190855BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.