Senior Contracts & Claims Manager - Military Veterans
at Parsons Corporation
Req #: R139390
- SA - Riyadh
The Senior Contract Manager will have proven experience and achievement in the review, management and implementation / applying review of the contractual aspects of large complex multiple project packages construction projects and evidence of successful negotiations of substantial claims and variations. The main responsibilities include reviewing, recommending revisions to, applying and, approving all required contractual documentation. The Contracts Manager reviews contractual terms and conditions to ensure compliance with prescribed procurement requirements and conducts fee negotiations, and drafts and revises policies and operating guidelines as necessary.
The Contract Manager will have proven experience and achievement in the management and review of the contractual
aspects of large complex construction projects and evidence of successful negotiations of substantial claims and variations.
The main responsibilities include reviewing, recommending revisions to, and, approving all required contractual
documentation. The Contracts Manager reviews contractual terms and conditions to ensure compliance with prescribed
procurement requirements and conducts fee negotiations, and drafts and revises policies and operating guidelines as necessary.
Play a leading and pivotal role in supporting the project executives, leaders and project managers in monitoring and
controlling the performance of contracted services to ensure services are effective, meet statutory requirements and
deliver the desired outcomes.
Coordinate all matters regarding contract administration, claims, disputes, contract interpretation and cost analysis.
Develop, implement and manage systems and procedures for the monitoring of external and internal contracts to
ensure that contractual compliance issues are resolved both timely and effectively.
Make knowledgeable recommendations regarding contract procurement and types of underlying contracts and
Lead the continuous improvement of commercial processes through refining contract formulation activities, systems
Identify potential claims, check for compliance with applicable contractual terms and ensure effective negotiation and
settlement of claims.
Prepare claims to effectively negotiate with contractors, including the calculation of losses incurred through defaults on
contractual obligations. Formulate suggestions to remedy the failure to meet contractual obligations.
Oversee the financial budget to ensure the cost-effectiveness and value for money of contracts.
Responsible for all financial contract management activities including the review and the approval of payment
certificates, invoicing from subcontractors and to the client.
Responsible for the timely preparation of legal and contractual documents such as; Request for Proposals (RFP) and
other legal or contractual documents.
Collaborate with colleagues across organizational lines to obtain and communicate business information necessary for
A Bachelor degree in a subject related to Business, Law or Construction
A minimum of 15 years of relevant work experience (post qualification) on infrastructure project experience.
Recent experience in a senior contracts administration role either managing a contracts administration/claims team or
quantity surveying team handling major contractual disputes.
Experience with a contractor at a management level or with an engineering consultant or claims consultancy providing
consultancy advice on contracts, procurement and disputes as well as expert witness work.
Proven track record in all stages of the project life cycle from contractual frameworks to cost estimation to site
management and cost management through to contract administration and disputes.
Ability to guide staff, critique and challenge objectively and with confidence.
Experience developing successful relationships at a senior level
Direct experience interfacing with executive management
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:Not Applicable/NoneParsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.
Riyadh, Riyadh Province
Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.