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Senior Contracts Specialist (PQS/Claims Consultancy)

Digby Morris


Ref: KP107-25

Job description / Role

Senior Contracts Expert – Infrastructure
Doha, Qatar
Ref: DM/15582
QR55-65k pcm total package

The Company

Digby Morris’ client was initially established as a Chartered Surveying consultancy in the United Kingdom in the 1920s. Since then the Group has grown organically and developed its expertise and is now able to offer its Clients the following consultancy services:

- Quantity Surveying, Cost & Contract Management
- Planning & Programme Management
- Arbitration & Dispute Management
- Valuation Surveying
- Building Surveying
- Project Management
- Housing Consultancy
- CDM Coordination

We have been instructed to identify a key individual to join their team on a $multi billion infrastructure in Doha on a secondment basis to a major government client.


- The position attracts an all inclusive tax free package which is highly negotiable and subject to negotiation
- Role is offered on a 3 year contract basis with a possible extension to 4 years


The Person

- Must hold a BSc in QS from a recognised Western University
- LLM, LLB or similar legal qualification is highly desirable
- Min of 20 years experience of prime contract administration and management experience with large international engineering and construction firms with at least 10 of them working in a similar capacity at governmental or semi governmental institutes (acting as buyer) supporting large construction or infrastructure projects
- Excellent knowledge of FIDIC suite of contracts
- Familiarity of Qatari law is essential
- Experience in dealing with high value claims, dispute resolution, mediation, adjudication & arbitration on largescale construction and infrastructure projects in the Middle East
- Ability to work as part of a specialised team but equally able and motivated to work autonomously and the minimum of supervision
- Experience and ability to perform at management level (experience ideally gained in a similar role in governmental or semi governmental client organisations)

About the Company

Digby Morris one of the first choice recruitment consultancies operating within the property and construction industry. Offering expertise in executive search & selection, contingency recruitment, interim management and contract placements as well as a comprehensive range of specialist consulting services, we understand that every clients requirement is different and tailor each project to our clients\\' needs.

We specialise solely in the placement of property and construction professionals from graduates to senior managers, partners and main board directors. To date our clients have included:

  • Private Practices
  • Retailers
  • Developers
  • Charities
  • Leisure Operators
  • Financial Institutions
  • Contractors
  • House Builders
  • Consultancies

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