Contract Administrator – Qatar -Quantity Surveying / Cost Consultancy

Contract Administrator Middle East Qatar Construction Consultancy Job Vacancy: Stafford Lawrence is engaged on behalf of a  well known Construction Consultancy to recruit for a Chartered Contract Administrator for a permanent full-time position in Doha Qatar in the Middle East.  Please read the requirements carefully for this role as they are very specific.

N.B This client also likes to see a strong work history with Cost Consultancy/ PQS organisations, with limited movement on your CV / Resume. Please read the requirements of the role carefully before applying. Candidates who have moved around on a yearly or 2 yearly basis need not apply as our client values longevity of employment.

Requirements for Contract Administrator- Middle East Vacancy

  • Candidates will have a Chartered Status for this role. Chartered Status is a mandatory requirement. Our client will consider candidates with MRICS and MCIArb or both for this role.
  • A degree qualification in Quantity Surveying or commercial management plus a higher qualification such as MSc LLM or PGDip would be desirable. Your Degree qualification should be from a recognised western university, studied “in country”
  • You will be a highly respected technical specialist capable of providing expert advice and be an authority on Contracts Administration for Large Mixed Use projects.
  • Candidates MUST have experience with a Tier 1 consultancy organisation . We are not seeking main contractors for these roles.
  • As well as experience gained with a western consultancy, candidates should also have previous middle east experience.
  • Extensive experience of Mixed Use Projects is essential for this role. We are NOT seeking Civil or Infrastructure candidates
  • Single Status candidates is preferred for this role. Our client may consider family status in some cases.

Salary & Benefits- Contracts & Claims Manager- Middle East Salary Information

  • A salary (tax-free) discussed on a case-by-case basis, circa  33,000QAR-40,000 QAR Total package dependent upon experience, in addition to a basic salary you will also receive the following
  • In addition, Mobilisation and demobilisation flights
  • Laptop, Mobile Phone, Visa
  • 22 days annual leave, plus all statutory and declared public holidays
  • Medical Cover is also provided on top
  • One professional subscription
  • Bonus as per Qatar law
  • Visa costs are also paid by the company
  • 5 day week 9.6 hours per day, 48 hour working week, Sunday to Thursday

To Apply to this role of Contracts & Claims Manager in the Middle East

To apply email your CV/ Resume to Quote REF:QAR/CONTRACTSADMIN/523

When applying, please provide a copy of your Chartered Status Certification along with your CV

Tips for your CV, when applying to Middle East jobs

  • Please ensure that you provide your Date of Birth and Nationality on your CV, along with your contact detail, telephone number and email address.
  • A professional picture. Ideally a picture of you in a professional setting. Please do not provide photos of yourself in a local bar or dancing at a party, or in fancy dress !
  • Please ensure that you provide dates on ALL of your qualifications and the place where you studied your BSc Quantity Surveying and detail if it was full or part-time.
  • Please make sure that you provide your MRICS Membership number and the date you attained MRICS.
  • Where possible provide information on the projects you have worked on and their value as well as your particular involvement and who you reported to, and anyone you were responsible for.
  • In addition, provide detail on your notice period and availability.
  • Above all, please do not use coloured text or logo pictures on your CV, keep it simple.

About Us- Stafford Lawrence Ltd- Middle East Recruitment Agency

  • Stafford Lawrence Ltd has 20 years of experience recruiting Consultancy professionals in the UK Middle East and Asia
  • We have considerable experience placing candidates in first-time roles in the Middle East, we will guide you and offer assistance all the way.
  • For any questions on the roles on our website, please email
  • Stafford Lawrence Ltd adheres to GDPR Guidelines. Your CV will go to specifically named clients only with your permission.
  • We are always seeking Cost Consultants/ Quantity Surveyors for Careers in Construction in the Middle East, we can provide detailed information on salaries and benefits as well as information on living and working in the middle east and visa requirements.
  • If you are not yet a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and would like more information on how to become a chartered Quantity Surveyor, follow the link to the RICS official website

Do you want more information on living and working in the Middle East? Click on the link to our blog, which provides information on Visas and Salaries in the Middle East and much more

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