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Claims & Legal Deputy Manager


Posted on June 12, 2019

10 - 16 years Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Any Graduation. Any Arabic National, Any European National, Indian, Filipino

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The Deputy Claims and Legal Manager will have a minimum of 7 years’ technical and management experience. He will assist the Employer in managing all Claims, Disputes and similar legal Matters. He shall develop a tender for a Legal Panel to ensure that adequate legal representation is available if required. He shall implement procedures to be approved by the Employer aiming at minimizing the number of Claims and optimizing their resolution. When Claims arise, he shall prepare merit assessments with recommendations to settle or reject the claim. For claims where the Employer elects to settle, to manage and advise the Employer to the extent requested in the negotiation and resolution of the issue, and prepare documentation similar to that discussed in change management, if required. For claims where the Employer elects to dispute a claim, prepare the response to the Contractor and support the Employer to select the Legal Firm who will be responsible for handling the dispute. The Consultant shall provide full support to the appointed Legal Firm and provide whatever information requested. The fee and expenses of the Legal Firm shall be paid by The Employer against the pre-agreed Legal Panel rates, or as otherwise mutually agreed by The Employer and the Consultant. The Consultant shall keep the Employer full apprised of any legal costs and the likely claim values in accordance with the DoA.

Essential Criteria-

Good contract, commercial and claims understanding, 10 years post qualification experience.
Excellent written English for preparation of task orders, contract letters and communications.
Good negotiation skills to agree sub-contracts with third parties.
Previous experience in government departments/client side roles.
Large company & project financial control systems use & understanding.
Good attention to detail and ability to review invoices and contracts prior to issue.

SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.
Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships

Oil & Gas / Petroleum

Lawyers / Legal Advisors

Desired Candidate Profile

Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.


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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices in over 50 countries, SNC-Lavalins employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide engineering, procurement constructio n, completions and commissioning services together with a range of sustaining capital services to clients in our four industry sectors, oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. SNC-Lavalin can also combine these services with its financing and operations and maintenance capabilities to provide complete end-to-end project solutions.
SNC-Lavalin maintains exceptionally high standards for health and safety, ethics and compliance and environmental protection, and is committed to delivering quality projects on budget and on schedule to the complete satisfaction of its clients.
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