Contract Engineer


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: KP164-1405

Job description / Role

Employment: Contract

Main Accountabilities and Responsibilities
• To prepare contractual and commercial sections of the tender package and compile the full tender package
• To develop and analyze contracts documentation including review and contribution to contractual scope of work as per requisition
• To ensure that contractual terms and conditions are defined in accordance with Company requirements and governance
• To write contracts requirements in conformance with all applicable laws and in compliance with Company procurement policies & procedures
• To challenge the purchase requisitions requirements, offering alternatives and proposing solutions
• To make critical analysis, adding revisions and contributing to the preparation of the tender lists, contract strategies and tender evaluation plan
• To prepare un-priced and priced evaluation models of high complexity and major contracts
• To perform contractual and commercial evaluations and required negotiations of tenders received and formulate recommendations
• To draft the relevant documents to contracting strategy and awards approval
• To elaborate and proposing contracting solutions and pursuing alternative methods of improving contracting practices i.e. risk/reward, incentives, alliances etc., comparing different purchasing alternatives like tendering vs. single source, renting vs. buying, etc.
• To demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work co-operatively and jointly with other departments and with other Contracts & Procurement staff to provide high quality, seamless customer service
• To develop, compile, conduct pre-enquiries and market surveys
• Ensure that confidentiality is maintained during the procurement process
• To manage all the contracting phases in coordination with Contract Holder(s) and other involved functions, as appropriate
• To ensure a proper data entry into GPS system for all the ITTs / Contracts / Amendments as per management instructions, including Local Content and a weekly update of all his/her workload
• To manage all activities in full compliance with Company’s Code of Ethics

AED 25,000 to 30,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


Educated to degree level (preferable Law, Engineering or Economics)
• 3 years’ experience in oil and gas projects as minimum
• 3 years’ experience of contracts and procurement area as minimum
• 3 years’ experience in the requested area of expertise as minimum
• 3 years’ experience in the requested role as minimum
• High fluency in written and spoken English, particularly for contract terminology
• High degree of computer literacy and proven skills in Microsoft Visio, Project, Word, Excel, Access and Power Point programs
• Previous Knowledge of SAP MM and SRM modules would be highly preferred
• Previous work in high complexity projects
• Knowledgeable and familiar with international contractual format and complex corporate and project governance
• High negotiation skills and ability to understand what is negotiable in line with Company targets
• Ability to be a team player, frequent interaction with other disciplines and third parties
• CIPS type qualification would be highly preferred
• Fluency in written and spoken Arabic will be considered as a plus
• Familiarity with oilfield contracts and procurement methods, terminology and equipment
• Very good internal auditing / monitoring skills
• Knowledge of Commodity markets and price trends, various grades, qualities, and varieties of materials, supplies, and equipment
• Familiarity with oilfield contracts and procurement methods, terminology and equipment
• Very good performance orientation with close attention to detail
• Team player capability, frequent interaction with all other disciplines on project and outside institutions
• High level of professional and personal integrity
• Good proven skills in problem solving
• Very good ability to work independently when required
• High ability to work effectively with people from multiple cultures and backgrounds

About the Company

The Adecco Group is the world’s leading talent advisory and solutions company. We proudly make a difference in the working lives of 3.5 million people every year. Our culture is entrepreneurial and inclusive, and we are united by our passion for making a difference in the world of work. We work with over 100,000 organizations in 60 countries, enabling their success. We have 35,000 people working with us across more than 60 countries and territories.

Adecco has been rapidly growing in the Middle East since 2008, developing a substantial footprint throughout the region. We work across 250 different clients, Adecco has more than 62 full time employees, working in 4 offices, servicing all countries across the GCC region. We offer Temporary Staffing, Permanent Placement, Executive Search, Assessments, Visa And Payroll, Outsourcing, PRO Solutions customised as per client requirements. Adecco Middle East Head Office is based in Dubai with a branch at Abu Dhabi.

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