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Parsons Corporation Contracts Manager in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Job Description:

Through collaboration, you can turn good ideas into great outcomes

You’re a leader who believes that it often takes a variety of viewpoints to reach more informed outcomes. You’re energized by open dialogue and collaborative brainstorming, and you bring that enthusiasm to your team. We appreciate your ability to stimulate new thinking, knowing that different perspectives can lead to exciting outcomes for all. Let’s talk about how we can work together.

The Contracts Manager is a key position within the Project Management Office (PMO). The main responsibilities include reviewing, recommending revisions to, and, approving all required contractual documentation. The Contracts Manager reviews contractual terms and conditions to ensure compliance with prescribed procurement requirements and conducts fee negotiations, and drafts and revises policies and operating guidelines as necessary.

The Contracts Manager supports the PMO by providing contractual advice and assisting in contract negotiations and contract activities throughout all Program phases, for the delivery and execution of all related programs to support the PMO oversight of the client Project.

The Contract Manager will have proven experience and achievement in the management and review of the contractual aspects of large complex construction projects and evidence of successful negotiations of substantial claims and variations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Play a leading and pivotal role in supporting the project executives, leaders and project managers in monitoring and controlling the performance of contracted services to ensure services are effective, meet statutory requirements and deliver the desired outcomes.

  • Manage Contract Administration Team.

  • Coordinate all matters regarding contract administration, claims, disputes, contract interpretation and cost analysis.

  • Develop, implement and manage systems and procedures for the monitoring of external and internal contracts to ensure that contractual compliance issues are resolved both timely and effectively.

  • Make knowledgeable recommendations regarding contract procurement and types of underlying contracts and agreements.

  • Lead the continuous improvement of commercial processes through refining contract formulation activities, systems and procedures.

  • Identify potential claims, checking for compliance with applicable contractual terms and ensuring effective negotiation and settlement of claims.

  • Prepare claims to effectively negotiate with contractors, including the calculation of losses incurred through defaults on contractual obligations. Formulate suggestions to remedy failure to meet contractual obligations.

  • Oversee financial budget to ensure the cost-effectiveness and value for money of contracts.

  • Responsible for all financial contract management activities including the review and the approval of payment certificates, invoicing from subcontractors and to the client.

  • Responsible for the timely preparation of legal and contractual documents such as; Request for Proposals (RFP) and other legal or contractual documents.

  • Collaborate with colleagues across organizational lines to obtain and communicate business information necessary for the PMO to more effectively monitor the status of the project.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Education : A Bachelor degree in a subject related to Business, Law or Construction

  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ relevant work experience (post qualification) on infrastructure project experience.

  • Recent experience in a senior contracts administration role either managing a contracts administration/claims team or quantity surveying team handling major contractual disputes.

  • Experience with a contractor at a management level or with an engineering consultant or claims consultancy providing consultancy advice on contracts, procurement and disputes as well as expert witness work.

  • Proven track record in all stages of the project life cycle from contractual frameworks to cost estimation to site management and cost management through to contract administration and disputes.

  • Ability to guide staff, critique and challenge objectively and with confidence.

  • KSA Government Procurement Law contract knowledge

  • Experience developing successful relationships at a senior level

  • Direct experience interfacing with executive management

We’re powered by the group energy of collaboration

When we put our heads together, our thought processes build on each other to produce better solutions. If you can lead a team to express ideas while respecting those of others, you’re the manager we need. We credit the stimulating perspectives that keep us ahead to the diversity of our workforce. We welcome, include, and promote people of all backgrounds.

About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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