Contract and Claim Manager - Civil and Infrastructure Projects

PORR s.r.o.

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Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Your tasks:
Main Contract with Client
• administration of the main construction contracts including managing risk of contractual obligations relating to the project
• ensure identification of standard and critical contractual/legal clauses to protect the interests of the company or the joint venture
• monitor correspondence with client and prepare contractual correspondence in accordance and cooperation with the Project Manager
• assess the contractual entitlement of potential claims and work out fully detailed claims & compare the on-going construction progress with contractually defined requirements and provisions and prepare contractual claims including extensions of time, prolongation cost, acceleration cost, and all other contractual claims
• communicate with client’s representatives, internal specialists and decision-makers as well as external technical, economical and judicial experts mainly on contractual matters such as delays, extension of time, variations and warranties
• preparation of variations based on provided data from the site including providing clarifications to the client’s representative
• maintain a system for recording of contractual documents (addendums/variations/instructions/claims)
• monitor and support legal issues related to construction projects such as handling of permits, procedures at commencement and completion of the project, etc.

• negotiation of the contractual/legal subcontract conditions to ensure that the requirements of the Main Contract are appropriately reflected in the subcontract (back-to-back) and ensure that company’s contractual rights are protected.
• drafting the subcontracts (amending the existing platform) to reflect the conclusions of the negotiations with subcontractors
• advice and review of the drafts of the subcontracts prepared by the company’s internal lawyer
• handling the subcontractor’s claims, variations and preparing counterclaims

• advise and provide information on contractual matters to the management and project team

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

from EUR 2.200,- depending on skills and experience

Employee perks, benefits

We offer professional development and training opportunities, chances for promotion within an international company and a working environment which encourages both teamwork and personal initiative. If you would like to play an active part in continuing the future success of the PORR Group.scheme, professional development and training opportunities. Our international working environment encourages both teamwork and personal initiative. If you would like to play an active part in continuing the future success of the PORR-Group, please send us an application including salary expectations and CV.

Information about the selection process

Our expectations:
• advanced knowledge of contract management and knowledge of execution of contracts under Slovak law
• knowledge of FIDIC contract schemes
• experience in drafting/redrafting the (sub)contracts
• experience in setting up and defending claims for extension of time and additional payment
• experience in execution and site management field is preferable.
• In addition to Slovak, excellent spoken and written communication skills in English are mandatory, in German is an advantage
• Computer literacy (MS Word, MS- Excel, MS-Outlook etc.)

Expected date of completion of the selection process

31 October 2019 (there are still 11 more days)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and Slovak - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft Outlook - advanced
Microsoft Word - expert
Microsoft PowerPoint - advanced

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


Personality requirements and skills

• Interested in a challenging job in a powerful team and an environment with excellent development potential
• team player but also able to work on their own initiative
• ability to multitask, resilience, flexibility


Brief description of the company

PORR – Group is one of the leading European construction companies based in Austria with subsidiaries in whole CEE and SEE just as Central Europe and Middle East Countries.

Number of employees

50-99 employees

Company address

PORR s.r.o.
Plynárenská 1
821 09 Bratislava


Contact person: Ing. Zuzana Koreňová
Tel.: +421903909785
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3779595   Dátum zverejnenia: 4.10.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   from EUR 2.200,- depending on skills and experience