Projects Contracts Manager



Ref: LP742-337

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

51,000 people. 49 countries. Over 120 office locations .

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Primary Objective

This role is permanently assigned to the Project's commercial and contractual management. A comprehensive knowledge of the principles governing all terms and conditions of contracts, Company contracts policies, and the Company industry, are prerequisites.

Specific Accountabilities :
- Responsible for preparation of tender packages for Assigned Projects for the Client approval in Client's standard terms and conditions format and layout.
- Responsible for raising requests of contract action once approved by the Client.
- Monitors and reports the progress of the tender packages for assigned projects.
- Assists the Client in conducting pre-tender meetings, site visits, replies to tenderers' queries, preparation of supplementary letters to the ITB, evaluation of tenders, recommendations of award, internal and external approvals for award recommendations, preparation of contract documentation for signature.
- Provides close monitoring of construction activities of awarded contracts with reference to areas of possible claims, review of construction contractor correspondence with respect to contractual impact, production of recommended responses by the Client, evaluation of construction claims as well as other related activities enumerated in the contract.
- Participates in Company strategic planning for specific projects, i.e., risk assessment, bid/no bid analysis, business plan.
- Ensures accuracy and timeliness of contract administration by the assigned Contract Administrators.
- Coordinates with affected groups to ensure proper support in contract administration, proposal preparation, and in negotiations.
- Reviews requests for proposals particularly to identify risks and terms which may not conform to Company policy.
- Negotiates the more difficult, complex, or sensitive issues with client management.
- Makes staffing assignments, offers training, reviews work produced, completes performance evaluations and counseling as needed.
- Completes other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Essential Skills/Experience
- Must have proven track record of managing and leading teams for large sized projects in the Oil & Gas industry.
- Candidates with work experience within the Oil & Gas Industry in a GCC country is preferred. GCC countries are The State of Kuwait, The Kingdom of Bahrain, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, State of Qatar & the Sultanate of Oman
- Must have demonstrated ability of effective functioning in a multi-cultural environment, preferably in the Middle East.
- Analysis and problems solving
- Creativity/innovation
- Communications, written and oral
- Formal presentation skills
- Ability to influence and persuade


Qualification(s) Requirement :
- The ideal candidate will possess either an engineering degree or a Bachelor of Arts/Science in Business or Finance and/or an equivalent diploma from an accredited college or university.
- The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 15 (Fifteen) years of total minimum experience post qualification in Oil & Gas, refinery, or petrochemical industry, with exposure to heavy oil projects
- The ideal candidate will have worked in a senior role within the contracts department of an engineering company.
- The ideal candidate must have a minimum experience of 5 years' in a related designation / specialty.
- Also, it is preferred that the candidate must have a minimum of 2 years' experience with the contractor in the similar position.
- It is an added benefit if the candidate is a Certified Contracts Manager by any reputable professional organization.
- Must also have excellent communication skills for interaction with clients and potential clients and capable of independently negotiating complex contractual issues

What we offer you

Providing our people with an agile culture and challenging work opportunities results in a positive work environment. Our people enjoy competitive compensation packages and a fun, personal, collaborative and safe working environment. We value equal employment opportunity and are committed to promoting fairness, equality and diversity.

Our policy is to conduct background checks for all candidates who accept an offer of employment with us.

If you have the passion and talent to keep up, it's time to test the limits of what you can become. Find your future with Worley.

About the Company

Worley is a leading global provider of professional services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We partner with our customers to address their most critical challenges at every stage of their projects: from initial concepts to sustaining and enhancing their assets. And we provide smarter, bolder solutions while delivering on our own sustainability commitments.

We are 51,000 bright minds across 46 countries all driven by a common purpose – delivering a more sustainable world. While working to fulfill our ambition to be recognized globally as the leader in sustainability solutions.

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PRO salaries in Kuwait

Average monthly compensation
KWD 1,350

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