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Senior Contracts Manager M/F


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General information

Organisation

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 100 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

  

Reference

2021-3258  

Position description

Job title

Senior Contracts Manager M/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

Job description

Primary Purpose of the Job

Provides professional contracts management services from project initiation to project handover in line with HMC Policy, relevant Procedures and Quality Plan. Responsibilities include providing advice during selection of procurement strategy, review and provide input to Tender document, technical and commercial evaluation of tenders, change management, analysis of claims, provide guidance on contract matters to Senior Program Managers or other members of project team.

Works in close coordination with Legal Department, Supply Chain Management Department, Senior Program Managers, Project Team, Contractors and Consultants to ensure that any contract/commercial issues are identified and resolved as soon as possible.

Assign duties to the contracts management team and monitor their performance and quality of works. Generally, handles more than one project at a time with full responsibility for completion and handover. Includes providing proper quality control and adequate supervision to ensure the proper execution of works to the highest standards.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Provide advice for selection of appropriate procurement  strategy based on size, complexity, nature, urgency, and intended risk distribution.
  • Conduct  detailed  review  of  all  tender  documents  to  ensure  that  the tender documents are in the best interest of 1-lMC, and provide  required advice  and input.
  • Coordinate review of tender and contract documents with HMC Legal Department
  • Respond to tender queries related to contractual aspects.
  • Provide advice to the technical team during technical evaluation of tenders with regards to tenderer' compliance with tender requirements and comments on irregularities, omissions and qualifications.
  • Provide advice to the technical team in preparation of technical tender clarifications.
  • Provide advice on technical acceptance of tenderers and providing support to the technical team in preparation of technical evaluation report.
  • Evaluate commercial proposals submitted by the tenderers and analyze contractual and commercial impact arising from deviations/qualifications and non-compliance.
  • Prepare commercial clarifications related to deviations/qualifications and non­ compliance.
  • Participate in negotiation with tenderers regarding withdrawal of qualifications and acceptance of full compliance in coordination with HMC Legal and Supply Chain Management departments.
  • Provide input to the technical and commercial evaluation reports.
  • Conduct detailed review of all draft contract documents to ensure that the tender documents are in the best interest of HMC, and provide required advice and input.
  • Review and respond to contractors' correspondences related to contractual aspects.
  • Provide advice to the Senior Program Manager and Project Management Team in drafting technical correspondences for the purpose of avoiding contractual disputes and claims.
  • and others

Profile

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Quantity Surveying or similar discipline.
  • Chartered Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), or directly equivalent national institution.

Experience:

  • Minimum 15 years experience in contract management of the large construction projects particularly in the Middle East. Must have experience in developing and controlling healthcare projects from initiation to contract close-out.

Skills:

  • Possesses excellent leadership skills and ability to lead, supervise and motivate a contract  management team. Have  excellent  planning, decision making,  problem solving  and  organizational  skills.  Must  have  thorough  knowledge of industry / international standards, and ability to interpret for specific application within sphere of relevant  disciplines. Communication  & negotiating skills as well as an ability to work in a multicultural team environment must be well developed and proven.

Independence:

  • The job holder assumes full contract management responsibilities for execution of a wide range and significant and prestigious number of concurrently running Projects.
  • Works within the framework of approved corporate policies, procedures and standards, while exercising a high degree of independence in selecting methodologies to perform contract management responsibilities and tasks, and in providing expert advice on a wide variety of contract related issues.

 Problem Solving:

  • Evaluate and provide solutions for particular, critical contractual issues. Review and recommend resolution of particularly complex and non-routine problems, or provide viable alternatives. Identify contractual risks and anticipated problem to projects, and propose mitigating solutions and actions.
  • Review and critically assess a range of options for a given problem, and recommend one acceptable solution from a range of options.

Position location

Job location

Middle-East/North Africa, Qatar

City

Doha

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

Over 10 years