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Department Manager - Contracts Management

  • Job reference: R-030595
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Riyadh

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F+G is looking for Department Manager required for the Contracts Management team.

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 maximise 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 focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation 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.

- Minimum 20 years’ experience in contracts management including overall responsibility for contract management on large-scale projects.
- Direct experience of managing workload distribution, execution of work and personnel management. Formation and administration of (sub) contracts: pre-qualification, compilation of bid requests, receipt of bids, bid evaluation, award, monitoring contractor  performance, back charges, resolution of claims and disputes. Technical and administrative knowledge of engineering/construction industry contracting practices, government and commercial procurement regulations and practices, policies, procedures and work practices.
- Knowledge and advanced understanding of FIDIC and all related requirements
- Knowledge and understanding of EPC contractual obligations and all related requirements
- Demonstrated experience in pricing, contract law, contract drafting, administration and negotiation of change orders, effective correspondence, planning and scheduling.  Thorough knowledge of prime contracts management administration as well as (sub) contract formation and administration, execution office and field procedures and  documents relating to a multi-discipline construction project.
- Bachelor in quantity surveying, engineering or cost engineering from an accredited university.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience of working internationally

Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes

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