Job Openings Department Manager - Contracts Management (E2) - Clusters

About the job Department Manager - Contracts Management (E2) - Clusters

General Description of Role and Responsibilities:

  • Developing and getting ratified department operating structure and department operating processes and procedures based on the PMM processes and procedures.
  • Ensuring Functional compliance for awarded contracts in the areas of:
      • Performance
      • Guarantees
      • Invoicing and payment
      • Change management
      • Claims
      • Preliminary and final handover
      • Defects and warranty
      • Close-out
  • Maintaining functional responsibility for contract administrators assigned to Clusters and Business units.
  • Assessing the capability of Clients' existing contracts staff and recommending appropriate roles and responsibilities.
  • Preparing the Contracts Management Section knowledge transfer program which includes comprehensive on-the-job learning.
  • Review change requests and claims and recommend for Approval.
  • Supporting other departments with contract formation and management services (i.e. templates for consultant services contracts, General Engineering Services contracts, etc.).
  • Clients consolidated a list of approved contractors, consultants, and suppliers.
  • Support the Client in reviewing the commercial part of the bid packages.
  • Monitor the adherence of contracts to the government and clients' contractual and procurement regulations.
  • Ensure proper implementation of project close-out processes and procedures according to PMM.
  • Review project suspension and withdrawal requests and recommend for approval.
  • Informs themselves of the relevant Quality, Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Policies, Manuals, and Procedures within Hill International and ensures continued compliance with these requirements while employed by Hill.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the line manager/supervisor.

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited University.
  • Minimum 20 years experience in contracts management including overall responsibility for contract management on large-scale projects.
  • Experience with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia procurement law.
  • Direct experience in managing workload distribution, execution of work, and personnel management. Formation and administration of (sub) contracts: pre-qualification, compilation of bid requests, receipt of bids, bid evaluation, award, monitoring contractor performance, back charges, resolution of claims and disputes.
  • Technical and administrative knowledge of engineering/ construction industry contracting practices, government and commercial procurement regulations and practices, policies, procedures, and work practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in pricing, contract law, contract drafting, administration and negotiation of change orders, effective correspondence, planning, and scheduling.
  • Thorough knowledge of prime contracts management administration as well as (sub) contract formation and administration, execution office and field procedures, and documents relating to a multi[1]discipline construction project.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Arabic and English.
  • Preferable Experience of working in KSA.