Contracts Manager

Ref
MAX6632
Consultant
Stuart Hackett
Region
Qatar
Location
Doha
Salary
55k – 60k QAR pm
Job Posted
23/04/2015
Type
Permanent
Status

Responsibilities and Duties

The successful candidate will join a large commercial and contractual team on this project in a management role. Whilst there is a combination of building and civil engineering work on this project, there is a bias towards the building aspects of the project on the role the hiring company is performing.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participates in strategic planning activities for specific projects (e.g., risk assessment, bid/no bid analysis, participation in business plan development, etc.).
  • Provides technical guidance to assigned personnel, and ensures proficiency and timeliness of contract administration.
  • Collaborates with Client and project management consultant to ensure proper support in proposal preparation, as well as contract negotiations and administration.
  • Reviews requests for proposals to identify risks and contractual terms not conforming to policy.
  • Negotiates the more difficult, complex, or sensitive issues with clients.
  • Maintains an active participation in related professional societies to keep abreast of relevant contractual issues.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Significant previous experience in a Contracts Management role or similar equivalent is essential
  • Excellent client facing and negotiation skills are essential for this position.
  • Experience of working on large scale projects (Over $ 100m) is strongly desired
  • Previous experience of working on an airport project for a prolonged period of time is an advantage, but not essential for candidates able to demonstrate the capability to perform in this type of position on a large scale project previously
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A degree or similar equivalent qualification is essential
  • Membership to a professional body such as the RICS or similar equivalent is essential

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is a leading International firm with a turnover in excess of US $ 3Bn. They have an outstanding reputation globally and a significant presence in the Middle East region boasting successful commissions on some of the region's leading civil engineering & infrastructure projects in particular.

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