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Contracts Manager

  • Job reference: FG-006011
  • Sector: Aviation, Construction
  • Location: Qatar

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Contracts Manager – Airport / Aviation Project

We are currently looking for a Contracts Manager to form part of our commercial team, with extensive experience in contracts management of regional airport/aviation projects including terminal buildings, Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower and Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) facilities, infrastructure and runways.


  • Reporting to and working with the Senior Commercial Manager in respect of the following duties:
  • Developing the contracts administration department work plan.
  • Point of contact between client and airport Authority.
  • Liaising with the Client and Project Management team.
  • Responsible for submission of F+G deliverables on time and in accordance with F+G Quality standards.
  • Ensuring that each Senior Contracts Administrator runs his section to the highest professional standards, that all information is current, and that every member of the team is receiving the information he needs to fulfil their responsibilities.
  • Maintaining consistent and adequate procedures.
  • Coordinating and managing individual Senior Contract Administrators
  • Analyze information and produce overall reporting and recommendations for their sections of the works.
  • Prepare and present monthly project expenditure to the Client.
  • Prepare progress payment tools for the management. Monitor progress both on and off site. Identify deviations in both construction and procurement progress and suggest possible courses of corrective action.
  • Working closely with the ‘Project team’ to ensure that the Client’s contracts administration programmes and reporting is feasible, complies with the Clients contractual obligations.
  • Collaborating with all disciplines of the Clients’ organisation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of overall project requirements and the ability to advise Client knowledgably on overall project costs.
  • Confidently manage performance related issues.
SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include - Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.


  • Recognised Degree in Commercial Management / Quantity Surveying /Engineering
  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor license
  • Minimum 20 years relevant experience in construction cost management, with at least 3 years recent experience in GCC/Middle East
  • Minimum 5 years working in/with a PMC
  • Able to work as part of a team and show good teamwork skills
  • Have previous experience of working on a similar development
  • Ideally based within the GCC and willing to relocate upon acceptance of the position.
Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • 22 calendar days annual leave
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants