Lead Contracts Engineer

WSP

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Posted
Ref: HP362-899

Job description / Role

WSP is looking for a Lead Contracts Engineer to administer all matters related to contracts management for a major construction supervision project in Jeddah, KSA.

The key objectives of the role will be to
• Review all contract documents to ensure congruity and to minimize latent ambiguities
• Monitor all the contractual aspect and report directly to senior contracts engineer and management.
• Provide the required contractual support, assistance and advice on all aspects of contractual activities covering claims, variation and payments
• Provide detailed evaluation of potential claim impact, to the Project Management team
• Prepare tender and contract documents as required
• Identify, analyze and develop responses to contractual matters.
• Evaluation of interim and final payments certificates.
• Proactively manage and maintain comprehensive claims documentation

Requirements

• Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering
• Minimum 8 years of experience in similar capacity in major roads/bridges/civil infrastructure projects
• Have both pre and post contract administration experience
• Knowledge of Government Tender and Procurement Law and its Implementing Regulations in the KSA
• Good knowledge of construction and contract terminology.
• Experience in the administration of commercial and/or governmental contracts is preferred.
• Specialized courses or certificates in pricing, contract law, claims, negotiations and accounting is preferred
• Fluent in English & Arabic.

About the Company

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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Engineer salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 9,000

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