Job Offer

Legal Officer for Construction Claims Management

Application Open Date: 
28/08/2020 - 12:01
Deadline Date: 
29/09/2020 - 12:00
Location(s): 
Cadarache (France)
Agency: 
F4E JU
Grade: 
AD6
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
As a member of the ITER Site and Buildings Legal Affairs Group within the Legal Service Unit, the Legal Officer for Construction Claims Management will report to the ITER Site and Buildings Legal Affairs Group Leader. Together with the other members of the ITER Site and Buildings Legal Affairs Group, the successful candidate will, within the responsibilities of the ITER Site and Buildings Legal Affairs Group, be responsible for the delivery of high quality, timely and added value legal, compliance, contract and procurement, and strategic advice taking into account the F4E regulatory framework, and in particular he/she will be expected to lead and coordinate, in sync with the Legal Adviser to the FIDIC Engineer, the Group’s construction claims management activities, supporting the FIDIC Engineer. He/she will also be expected to contribute to the achievement of proportionate improvements, to inspire stakeholder confidence and to create a culture of inclusiveness and excellence within and beyond the organisation. Within the responsibilities of the ITER Site and Buildings Legal Affairs Group, the successful candidate will be responsible: • To create the centre of excellence in construction law and construction claims management practices within the Legal Service Unit, and maintain and disseminate such knowledge in the wider organisation; • To steer the discussions within the Construction Claims Cell of the ITER Site and Buildings Legal Affairs Group; • To lead development and maintenance of the F4E FIDIC-based works model contract; • To prepare, draft, negotiate and procure the contracts F4E enters into in relation to the ITER buildings construction; • To lead and coordinate the procedure for the assessment of the Contractor’s claims under F4E FIDIC-based works contracts in sync with the Legal Adviser to the FIDIC Engineer; • To establish legal entitlement with respect to the Contractor’s claims under F4E FIDIC-based works contracts in sync with the Legal Adviser to the FIDIC Engineer; • To draft and revise the FIDIC Engineer’s determinations and the Employer’s claims under F4E FIDIC-based works contracts in sync with the Legal Adviser to the FIDIC Engineer; • To draft and revise F4E’s submissions in the adjudication proceedings under F4E FIDIC-based works contracts; • To establish and maintain the ITER Panel of Adjudicators as a dispute-resolution forum; • To perform any other work-related tasks that may be assigned by the ITER Site and Buildings Legal Affairs Group Leader.
Reference ID: 
F4E/TA/AD6/2020/0241
Vacancy Type: 
Public
Job Status: 
Open