Job Summary

  • The Senior Contracts Specialist is responsible for preparing, reviewing and administering contracts within the Region.
  • Prepare reviews and administer contracts throughout the project lifecycle, starting from proposal development to project delivery and project hand-over.
  • Provide expert contractual advice and support to teams, including addressing contractual matters and resolving disputes, as needed.
  • Support the Senior Manager - Contracts by preparing K&A’s contractual risk Assessment from contracts in the Region and develops mitigation measures to address identified risks.
  • Review Claims/Variations and conclude the response to the Senior Contracts Manager(Region

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management
  • Master’s Degree in Construction Management or Construction Law is an advantage
  • Familiarity with local laws regulating the engineering / construction sectors in Saudi Arabia including old/new Government tender & procurement laws.
  • Knowledge of risk management strategies
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Arabic
  • 5-10 years of industry experience in the Contracts Management
  • 5-10 years of experience in the Architecture, Engineering and Planning Industry in a top tier regional / multinational engineering consultancy firm, specifically in a contracts / contracts administration role
  • Experience with standard conditions of contract, including such conditions as those developed by the FIDIC,
  • Experience in negotiating, writing, and interpreting terms, conditions, and requirements of contractual agreements
  • Proven Experience in evaluating and settling claims, and managing disputes
  • Exposure to global best practices and trends in the Architecture, Engineering and Planning Industry, in particular related to contracts