Responsibilities :-

  • Provide input to the Director - Contracts for the development of the Contracts Department business plan
  • Develop the Contracts Section budget and raise to the Director - Contracts for review
  • Track the Contracts Section’s capacity and report on utilization levels of the Section staff as per targets set by the Director - Contracts, and manage resources accordingly
  • Provide expert contractual advice to all stakeholder within K&A, including senior management, project teams and Contracts Sections in Regions, as needed
  • Provide input to design Project Managers with the development of risk plans as part of the project management plans
  • Provide contractual advice to Project Managers and design teams during design projects delivery
  • Provide contractual advice to the Quantity Surveying Department during the development of conditions of contract as part of the design deliverables, in coordination with the Director - Contracts, as needed
  • Support Contracts Sections in Regions in the preparation and management of supervision contracts, as needed
  • Support Contracts Sections in Regions in settling large claims, variation orders and disputes between clients and contractors during construction phase, as required
  • Coordinate with Contracts Sections in Regions for the implementation of contractual risk management policies in procedures in supervision contracts.
  • Assess contractual risks in K&A design contracts in the proposal development stage and devise mitigation measures accordingly
  • Prepare / review and recommend contract terms and conditions for K&A design contracts
  • Assess and settle claims, variation orders and disputes between clients and K&A related to design contracts
  • Manage and support the settlement of claims arising from design changes during the construction supervision stage in coordination with respective design Sector Heads, Geography Managers and Contracts Sections in Regions
  • Develop contract terms and conditions for cooperation agreements between K&A and external partners and suppliers and raise to the Director - Contracts for approval
  • Assess K&A’s contractual risk exposure on design contracts and project cooperation agreements between K&A and external partners and suppliers and recommend mitigation measures to the Director - Contracts
  • Assess and settle claims, variation orders and disputes between K&A and external partners and suppliers and recommend actions to the Director - Contracts
  • Liaise with K&A Legal Department to seek expert legal advice, as needed
  • Implement risk management policies and procedures in the Contracts Section
  • Participate in training of procurement personnel.

Qualification, Skills & Experience:-

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Architecture or Construction Management(Civil)
  • 15+ years of experience in a Contracts function
  • Master degree in Construction Management.
  • Construction Law is an advantage
  • Fluent in speaking and writing English.
  • Arabic Native speaker.
  • Must be registered in Saudi Council of Engineers.