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Ref: SP823-20

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Contracts Engineer to join our construction team in UAE. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in contract management within the construction industry and possess excellent negotiation and analytical skills. The Contracts Engineer will play a crucial role in ensuring compliance with contractual agreements and optimizing project outcomes.

Responsibilities:
- Manage and administer all aspects of contract management, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts with clients, subcontractors, and suppliers.
- Ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions, as well as applicable laws and regulations.
- Analyze contract performance and identify areas for improvement or risk mitigation.
- Collaborate with project managers, legal counsel, and other stakeholders to resolve contractual issues and disputes.
- Monitor and track project deliverables, milestones, and payments to ensure alignment with contractual obligations.
- Conduct regular contract reviews and audits to identify potential areas for cost savings and process improvements.
- Prepare and maintain accurate and up-to-date contract documentation and records.
- Provide guidance and support to project teams on contractual matters, including change orders, claims, and variations.

Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
- Proven experience working as a Contracts Engineer in the construction industry, with a strong understanding of construction contracts and project management.
- In-depth knowledge of contract law, commercial terms, and best practices in contract administration.
- Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail and accuracy.
- Proficiency in contract management software and Microsoft Office applications.
- Professional certifications such as Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA) or Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM) would be a plus.
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities with a proactive and collaborative approach.

Salary:
AED 16,000 to 20,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.

About the Company

Founded by Aaron Fletcher and Tony Piccolo, FPA is a prominent recruitment and HR consulting firm operating in the Middle East and the UK. With an impressive professional background of over 22 years, both founders have established themselves as reliable partners for top-tier talent acquisition in the industry.

Our firm's skilled team provides a wide range of specialized services, including executive search, specialist recruitment, and industry salary benchmarking, tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients.

We take a comprehensive approach to ensure that we find the right talent to drive businesses forward. At FPA, we are committed to excellence and leverage our industry expertise to navigate the competitive landscapes of the Construction and Real Estate markets. This dedication to our clients makes us the preferred partner for businesses seeking success in these industries.

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