Senior Contracts Manager Arabic Speaking

8-15 years
12 days ago
Job Description

At Mace, our purpose is to redefine the boundaries of ambition. We believe in creating places that are responsible, bringing transformative impact to our people, communities and societies across the globe. To learn more about our purpose, culture, and priorities, visit our.

Within our Consult business we harness our unique combination of leading-edge practical expertise and project delivery consultancy to unlock the potential in every project.

The project:

This is an opportunity to work on a large new build airport, that will set a global benchmark for aviation experience and aims to attract 120 million passengers by 2030 in Saudi Arabia.

Our values shape the way we consult, and define the people we want to join us on our journey, they are:

  • Safety first - Going home safe and well:

You will be a leading advocate of Mace's value of Safety First, and be accountable for leading and maintaining exceptional safety, quality, cost, programme, sustainability and project compliance standards.

You will possess advanced technical expertise in local Health and Safety rules and regulations relevant to project portfolio.

You will champion a diverse and inclusive working environment, and understand the importance of the wellbeing of the people you manage.

  • Client focus - Deliver on our promise:

You will manage the delivery of key assignments and defined business areas, providing strategic direction and monitoring delivery aligned with overall vision and objectives.

You will be accountable for the preparation of contract documents, warranties, bonds and licenses to achieve formal execution by appropriate parties.

You will manage costing associated with design changes, contract awards, construction activities and client charges, and present these to clients.

  • Integrity - Always do the right thing:

You will manage operations that are fiscally and ethically viable, influencing the achievement of business objectives that align with business and legislative compliance obligations.

You will work collaboratively towards the common goal of net zero carbon transition, and share responsibility for the proactive identification and management of the associated carbon emissions and reductions during the delivery of work.

You will commit to making a positive impact for our people, our clients, and our planet, and take ownership for holding others to account who do not uphold the Mace values.

  • Create opportunity for our people to excel:

You will provide leadership to Managers and other professionals to ensure excellence in delivery against plans, championing a continuous improvement culture throughout all activities.

You will actively network, innovate, and seek understanding of best practice, utilising the full depth of knowledge of Mace Group, the Centres of Excellence, Mace Way Control Centre and Knowledge Hub.

You will manage Cost Consultants to identify and execute opportunities that improve cost management procedures, templates and products to enhance services provided to stakeholders.

Job Summary:

Provides cost management services from contract signature and award to completion of projects in various sectors.
Provides leadership to managers & professionals.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Review and study all contractual documents (Contract, BOQ, DWG, Specs, IFB, RFP, Award letter, queries & answers) to identify all contractual rights, obligations, scope of work, and commercial risks.

  • Preparation of all contractual correspondences in English & Arabic to Stakeholders.

  • Preparation of the claim compensation for an additional cost and/or extension of time for completion.

  • Preparation of various types of contracts, variations/change orders, amendments of contracts, LOI, MOU, NDA, purchase/ joint venture/services, and framework agreement along with its Work orders.

  • Drafting, negotiation, preparation, and issuance of Agreements

  • Monitoring and Controlling of the Subcontractor's performance on site and ensure of their compliance with the contract provisions, as well as review and certify of their IPCs and final account statement.

  • Ensure that submission of all warranties, bonds, insurances, guarantees in due course, as well as to be valid and maintained in accordance with the Contract provisions.

  • Identify of any contractual/commercial risk, or legal issues and providing an appropriate advice/solution to be discussed with the senior top management.

  • Manage the Project change management process for all variations, claims, Engineer instructions, and modifications, and issue the Variation Orders in this regard to adjust the final contract total amount.

  • Good knowledge of all FIDIC Contracts in addition to formation and administration several types of contracts like re-measured, lump Sum, B.O.T, cost Plus, design & build, and EPC Turnkey.

  • Provide Contractual/Commercial advices to Projects management team and Bidding Dep.

  • Develop and maintain benchmarks information based on previous best practices of contracts, secured supplemental agreements, and Compensation Claims.

  • Preparation of interim/final payment certificates and contract close-out procedures/documents in accordance with terms and conditions of contract.

  • Contractual review and evaluate of all variations, claims, change orders, and disputed issues.

  • Management of supply chain and preparation of materials contracts/purchase agreements in accordance with the project baseline schedule, contract provisions, BOQ, and project specifications.

  • Maintain/update the contractual/commercial records to ensure that all issues are responded and closed.

  • Administration of the pre-contracts and identify of rights/obligations and contractual/commercial risks.

  • Review and analyze the Employer responses to the bidder's queries & answers that should be taken into consideration during studying/pricing the bid.

  • Making sure of submission all required bank guarantees in due course for bidding, advanced payment, and performance guarantees along with all necessary insurance policies in accordance with the Contract conditions.

You'll need to have:

  • Necessary visa criteria for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and have relevant work experience working on high valued projects/ programmes for a project management consultancy business, which are required for immigration and client approval.

  • Minimum twenty (15) years experience of which ten (8) years in contracts. Shall be qualified with a Bachelor of Science degree in Quantity Surveying/ Commercial Management from an accredited internationally recognized university and must be chartered by a recognized international body such as the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Please note:Obtaining a visa in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is subject to a criminal record check, qualifications and may
encounter age restrictions.

Mace is an inclusive employer and welcomes interest from a diverse range of candidates.





Contracts Close-out
Contractual/Commercial Risks
Contracts Secured Supplemental Agreements
Contracts Interim Payment Certificates
Contracts Supply Chain Management
Contracts Pre-contracts Administration
Bidding Dep
Contracts Change Management
Contracts Drafting
Contracts Contract Close-out Procedures
Contracts Insurance Policies
Contracts Issuance
Contracts Final Account Statement
Contractual/Commercial Advices
Materials Contracts
Contracts Risk Management
Contracts Evaluation
Contracts Best Practices
FIDIC Contracts
Contracts Variation Orders
Contracts Disputed Issues
Contracts Purchase Agreements
Employer Responses
Contracts Claims
Bank Guarantees
Contracts Correspondences
Contracts Bank Guarantees
Compensation Claims
Contracts Compliance
Contracts Performance Monitoring
Contracts IPCs
Contracts Benchmarking
Job Source:

Since day one, we have relentlessly pursued a better way. Our purpose - to redefine the boundaries of ambition - is the reason we do it. We are global experts in shaping and making the built environment. We support clients at every stage of the property lifecycle, from development and consultancy to construction and operations. You can see our impact everywhere: from skylines that form cities around the world to the infrastructure that communities depend on to live, work and play. Together, it all works towards our vision: leading the way to a more connected, resilient and sustainable world. Today, we remain a privately owned business that has grown organically across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East and North Africa, the Americas, Sub Saharan Africa and Asia Pacific. The driving force behind our success is our people who, with their collective expertise, push us to think differently and bravely lead the way. Our culture respects equality, values diversity and encourages individuality - accepting and appreciating all views and beliefs and providing an environment for ideas to come alive. We welcome everyone who shares the Mace values, regardless of background, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or sexual orientation. Drawing on a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, experience and expertise to challenge convention is our strength. It's the reason why we continue to grow and it's the secret to how we've built some of the world's most renowned buildings. Should you need to discuss any reasonable adjustments or require guidance about our recruitment process, please contact to speak to a member of our team.You can read our diversity and inclusion strategy here .

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