Senior Contracts Manager M/F
3d ago

Description :

  • Provide and manage procurement and contractual activities for the Delivery
  • Areas

  • Ensure achievement of and compliance of procurement and contractual targets in the best interest of Ashghal during all stages of the Project, including commercial close out
  • Skills and Competencies :

  • Minimum of 15 years post graduate experience with experience in major infrastructure projects or programs; preference will be given to roads, aviation, structures or rail related experience
  • Experience in International contracting mechanisms e.g. FIDIC and
  • Governmental forms

  • Experience in the assessment of claims and variations on major infrastructure projects
  • Desirable to have experience of working in Qatar or the Gulf region
  • Demonstrable track record in the delivery of large multidisciplinary projects
  • In-depth knowledge of various project procedures
  • A rounded profile , comfortable with procurement (all matters up to contract award), formulating contracts & management of post contract administration to ensure that Project(s) are successful delivered in terms of quality, cost and time parameters;
  • the successful candidate will also be able to mobilize people and teams and by their leadership skills lead teams and secure successful deliverables

  • Effective in building good working relationships within complex structures, both internally and with various project stakeholders.
  • Main Responsibilities :

  • Development procurement strategies and plans both for the programs and various Project(s)
  • Ensure that contracts are signed and thereafter managed throughout the duration of the Project(s) in accordance with the Authority’s relevant policies and procedures
  • Ensure that the contract administration is properly carried out by the Consultant
  • Monitor and report on the performance of contract administration by
  • Consultants

  • Ensure and review recommendations when requests for variation, addendum,
  • extension of time, claims etc. are being processed, ensuring that they are in accordance with the Authority’s relevant policies and procedures
  • Provide support to the Area Delivery Managers, amongst others, where required, on procurement and contractual matters
  • Provide regular progress reports and elevate issues within the Authority
  • To continually seek and capture lessons learned from the cost, financial, and procurement processes and use this intelligence to alter the process, tools and systems in order to improve the approach to delivering the program
  • To identify, develop, and improve procedures and systems for the section, department, and Ashghal
  • Ensures the correct execution of procedures for award and administration of projects
  • To be an internal facilitator to assist with other relevant departments within
  • Ashghal

  • Obtain approvals as needed for projects and procurement
  • Profile

    Qualifications & Criteria :

    Mandatory requirements

  • University degree from a recognized University in an appropriate field such as Project Management, Commercial Management, Construction Management or equivalent
  • Driver's License
  • Excellent communication skills in English, written and spoken
  • Desirable requirements :

  • Professionally qualified in MRICS or MCIPS or equivalent is preferable
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Arabic language skills
  • Experience of working in Qatar or the Gulf region
  • Job location

    Middle-East / North Africa, Qatar

    Candidate criteria

    Minimum level of education required

    4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

    Minimum level of experience required


    Arabic (6- Native language)

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