About The Role

About this opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity, with full relocation support to assist the Peruvian nation in reconstruction 15 hospitals, 74 Education facilities and 17 complex river basin solutions throughout Peru following the El Nino Hurricane events of 2017 which devastated several parts of the country. A large outcome of this programme is to transfer knowledge to the local Peruvian teams, working for the regional government departments, so that they can become sustainable in delivering major programmes in the future.
We are seeking a candidate with drive and energy with experience in the Infrastructure, Education and Health Sectors.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reporting directly to the Project Director you will carry out and support the following duties:

    • Contract Management
    • Write a Contract Management Strategy
    • Agree the Strategy with Project Director and the Client
    • Fully understand the requirements of the programme
    • Manage the Contract Management Strategy
    • Lead the Contract Management Team

    Risk Management – input into

    • Contract Change Control – input into
    • Contract/Commercial Management – input into

    Cost Management – input into :

    • Prepare cost models, Cost Plans and Trackers
    • Prepare, validate and agreement of interim and final accounts
    • Prepare monthly reports
    • Complete savings report for internal records
    •  Attending / leading Commercial / Contract meetings
    • Comply with Quality Management Systems, processes and procedures


As a Gleeds team member, you will have access to:

  • Opportunities to develop and grow your career
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Our Global Travel Scholarship Programme
  • Flexible working arrangements

About You

Who we’re looking for:

The position requires the candidates to work in a collaborative environment and will be required to work both in an office in Lima, Peru and site-based locations.

You will be able to work in a Client facing role and develop relationships within the whole Team and have a forward-thinking approach with the ability to develop client relationships.

Fluent Spanish (verbal and written) is desirable.

Experience, Knowledge and Key Skills

Candidates will have a broad spectrum of technical knowledge relating to Contract Management of large programmes or work. Experience of NEC3 will be extremely beneficial / essential and knowledge of the infrastructure, education and health sectors would also be beneficial

In addition to having the following skills, candidates personal and communication skills, ambition, drive and energy will be considered important to be successful:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience is essential
  • The ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good understanding of collaboration and associated behaviours
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing environments
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Methodical way of thinking
  • Good financial and numeracy management skills
  • Knowledge of standard forms contracts (particularly NEC3)
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Computer literate


  • You will be degree educated in a RICS accredited Commercial Management or Quantity Surveying course or equivalent and be MRICS qualified or equivalent for Project Management.

About Us

Be part of the extraordinary

Every day at Gleeds, we influence the way people around the world live, work and travel. Delivering on the world’s most iconic projects for globally renowned clients, our teams solve complex problems that shape the future of the built environment.

One of the qualities we value in people, is the ability to think creatively about the solutions we offer to clients. With 71 offices spanning the Americas, Europe, MENA and Asia Pacific our ability to innovate and improve is a product of the varied backgrounds and experience of our people. We welcome new perspectives and ideas.

Above all, we believe that quality relationships sit at the heart of good business. We strive to be the people that seek to understand and bring people together. Wherever we are in the world, our aspiration is to leave a positive legacy for people and local communities, whilst living and breathing our three core values:

  • We’re committed to our clients and our people
  • We’re creative and realistic
  • We combine professionalism with personality

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications regardless of age, disability, marital status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status or gender.

We recognise the importance of work/life balance and agree flexible working arrangements to suit each individual.

Gleeds is a Great Place to Work certified employer.

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