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Contracts Specialist/ Lawyer M/F

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Contracts Specialist/ Lawyer M/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Description: Egis Rail S.A. is looking for a Contacts Manager to support Egis operations in Europe/Nordic region. Successful candidate will work closely with the projects directors, quantity surveyors, planners, and engineers in Europe/Nordic region. First period of the assignment would include the attribution to Riga Central Station and bridge over the Daugava river design and build project whereas Egis is employed in FIDIC Engineer’s role. Upon advancement, the successful candidate will be involved in Egis operations in Europe/Nordic region, and will extend its advisory under mentorship of the senior staff. The assignments would include occasional travel, as necessary. For all cases this is a very proactive and hands-on position, which requires long-term planning mindset, strategical arrangements, at the same time offering a significant development opportunities.

Job description

Primary expectations: the successful candidate shall be proactive and maintain legal and/or commercial, contracts background. Reasonable knowledge about design and construction is expected, hence the on-Site (construction Site) presence will not be required. FIDIC model contracts knowledge is an advantage.

 Education/qualification: minimum - bachelor's degree in law, business/commercial administration, or related fields/equivalent. RICS/similar certification would be an advantage, yet is not mandatory.

 Primary duties: review, preparation, and coordination of contractual notices. Also, review, preparation and coordination of change, amendments, and Variations orders.


Comprehensive description of duties:

1.         Provide support to Project/Project’s Team to secure Egis interests.

2.         Prevent actions which may cause any losses or expenditure risks.

3.         Manage, organize, provide with the support of the Quantity surveyor as well as the Progress engineer the Variation orders/claims.

4.         Maintain compliance as to the procedures for contract management and administration in line with project policy and requirements.

5.         Administer on-going contracts, including compliance with the contract documents to ensure that the requirement of the contracts is implemented and maintained.

6.         Carry out contractual and/or legal compliance duties.

7.         Review all contract documents to minimize conflicts and ambiguities.

8.         Contribute to the development of the project risk register.

9.         Conduct contract awareness activities for key project staff.

10.     Prepare correspondence and maintain records necessary to ensure the effective administration of all contractual matters.

11.     Make amendments to contractual documents as required.

12.     Oversee warranties, bonds, insurances, guarantees, etc. are in place and maintained and updated in accordance with the contract and follow the client’s requirements.

13.     Assist Project Controls in respect of contractual implications of change orders, quality control.

14.     Contribute to preparation of monthly commercial reports as required.


For candidates employed in Latvia/Lithuania, please note that the proposed monthly salary range for this position is from EUR 4000 to EUR 5000 gross, to be negotiated with the successful candidate depending on the candidate’s experience. Also, comprehensive benefits package will be individually negotiated with the candidates, and these include the insurance package as well. For all cases the successful candidate will be provided with the professional and complete onboarding, regular performance reviews and follow-ups, support from the senior staff, vast development opportunities and a truly international work environment. This is unique opportunity, allowing to advance together with the very best personnel in the industry and significantly expand the experience portfolio.

Position location

Job location

Europe, Latvia



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years


English (5- Proficiency)