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Assistant Claims Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/09/2012
  • Time left:
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    (30/09/12)
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The Company:
A leading Australian coal seam gas explorer and producer focused on developing its world-class reserves for domestic and international supply.

The Role:
Fircroft have been asked to source two Assistant Claims Managers to work on dispute avoidance and resolution support.

• Work for a Coal Seam Gas project owner
• Long term contract position (12 to 24 months)
• Attractive Brisbane location

The Assistant Claims Manager is responsible for supporting the Claims Manager with the coordination and management of any disputes that arise.

Typically, the incumbent will review project records and provide advice to Contracts Managers on record management. In addition, you will support external legal experts in locating existing records and correspondence in support of claims evaluation.

Responsibilities:
• Work with Contracts Managers to maintain records and minimise claims
• Ensure a common and objective approach is taken to all claims received and that they are responded to efficiently
• Progress the work of avoiding, evaluating and resolving claims
• Administration of claims including investigations, evaluation and settlement
• Prepare and present a strategy for claims resolution
• Support the Claims Manager with disputes which have been escalated to arbitration or litigation

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Tertiary qualifications or equivalent years experience
• Educated in contract law
• Experience working in Contracts and Procurement department on Oil & Gas projects
• Contract management covering disputes and the mechanisms for resolution prior to litigation/arbitration
• Knowledge of record management to support litigation/arbitration

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Chartered member with a relevant institute
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