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Senior Contract Specialist - Corporate Service Contracts


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP222-2967

Job description / Role

Our client requires a Senior Contract Specialist and a Specialist to join on a mega project in Riyadh, KSA.

The Senior Contract Specialist leads the procurement of low to high complexity corporate contracts within IT, HR, finance and health care packages and supports the Procurement Manager and Procurement Director on the execution of the procurement, working effectively with internal departments, external stakeholders and other members of the Procurement team.

While carrying out procurement activities, the Senior Contract Specialist provides commercial leadership in corporate teams, developing and executing creative strategies to ensure work is conducted with rigorous professional standards in full compliance with organisational governance.

Contracting Strategies & Tender Plans:
• Reviews End User Scopes and advises most appropriate tendering and contracting strategy.
• Examine scope of work and other information provided by End Users and/or consultants for completeness and consistency.

Tender Documents:
• Compiles and Prepares Tender Documents to be issued.
• Prepare comprehensive ITT packages using standard forms and coordinate issuance to approved bidders.

Tender Period:
• Manages the communication, bidder’s queries and Tender Addendum's during the tender period with necessary input from the End User where required.

Tender Evaluation:
• Coordinate and attend technical and commercial bid openings.
• Preform evaluation of commercial aspects of the technical submissions and evaluation of the commercial bid.
• Prepares recommendation for award for Notice of Award.


• Suitable candidates will have a Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in a relevant subject with a Procurement Qualification (e.g. CIPS or relevant Masters) and a minimum of 10 years of experience in Procurement organisations with at least 5 years applicable experience in managing / leading corporate services procurement.
• International and Middle East experience is advantageous.

About the Company

Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.

Our Middle East office was founded in December 2005, headquartered in Dubai UAE. We deal with clients in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other key areas in the region. Our consultants sector-specific knowledge and unique understanding of the local market allows us to offer an exceptional level of service across all divisions.

We currently recruit for roles in the following sectors: Accounting & Finance, Architecture, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics, Legal, Office Support, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Sales & Marketing.

As part of our continuing expansion, we have opened a dedicated Abu Dhabi desk to further assist with our client needs across the region.

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