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Parsons Corporation Contracts Manager in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

As a communicator, you know how to 'get through' to people

You don't talk 'at' people - you engage them with your very human approach that allows them to be receptive and cooperative to your management. You 'get through' to them by being clear and straightforward, by inviting feedback and listening attentively. You also know how to inspire and facilitate dialogue that moves projects forward. Please communicate with us.

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 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 the 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 the failure to meet contractual obligations.

  • Oversee the 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.

Experience:

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

  • A minimum of ten (20) years of 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

Skills & Abilities :

  • Proven ability to work independently and under pressure, while using good judgment, when making Program-related decisions that drive project delivery forward.

  • Possess the exceptional interpersonal skills required to productively collaborate, negotiate, reach consensus and finalize project decisions.

  • Commitment to excellence and possessing high expectations for the position, the PMO and the entire client program.

  • Ability to comfortably manage all phases of the Program including planning, procurement, design, and construction phases.

Our successful operational practices can't help but support your success

You like the structure and security of practices that have been proven to consistently work. So do we. Over time, we've developed and honed our procedures, solving various scenarios that might be encountered along the way. The result is a smoothly paved managerial path for you and your team to take towards consistently successful outcomes. In our diverse and inclusive workplace, all people are welcomed and respected for who they are as well as what they contribute. Join us.

Wondering shouldn't be part of your work when there's so much work to do

We believe in tried and true methods-because they work. As a manager, you and your team will be so much less stressed and more productive when you don't have to guess. If, however, you find a way to improve a system, we'll test it until it's tried and true, then include it in our methodology. We welcome and include people from diverse personal backgrounds, appreciative of all that each person contributes. Join us.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

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