Duties & Responsibility :

  • Ensure responsibilities are fulfilled with a high quality and in a cost-effective manner
  • Provide expert contractual advice related to supervision contracts to supervision project teams, as needed
  • Support Senior Contracts Specialist/ Contract Manager with the provision of contractual advice to Supervision Project Managers and supervision teams in settlement of claims, variation orders and disputes between contractors and clients
  • Support contract manager with conducting detailed reviews of supervision contracts
  • Closely work with Senior Contracts Specialists/ Contract Manager for the preparation/ review of contract terms and conditions, ensuring the safeguarding of K&A interests
  • Monitor and administer all ongoing supervision projects from a contractual aspect
  • Support Senior Contracts Specialists/Contract Manger with the assessment of contractual implication of supervision project scope changes, including suitability of claims, variation orders.
  • Support supervision teams with the settlement of large claims, variation orders and disputes between K&A and clients related to supervision contracts in [Geography]
  • Support supervision teams with the management of contractor claims, variation orders and contractual disputes on behalf of clients
  • Closely work with Senior Contracts Specialists/Contract Manager for the analysis of K&A’s risk exposure on supervision contracts
  • Implement risk management policies and procedures in the Contracts Section
  • Implement corporate policies and procedures
  • Develop and maintain an archive of contracts developed by Client
  • Attend periodic training to develop relevant skills in contract administration

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 15 years of experience in the Engineering Industry in a top tier regional / multinational engineering consultancy firm, specifically in a contracts administration role
  • Familiarity with local laws regulating the engineering / construction sectors in KSA
  • Knowledge of risk management strategies
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Arabic
  • Experience with standard conditions of contract, including such conditions as those developed by the FIDIC, AIA, EJCDC, ICE, etc.  Exposure to negotiating, writing, and interpreting terms, conditions, and requirements of contractual agreements
  • Exposure to global best practices and trends in the Engineering Industry, in particular related to contracts