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    Senior Contract Administrator

    Future Career Generator

    Dubai, UAE

    Ref. JB1961316

    Job Description

    Our client a leader in engineering, procurement, project management and construction services for the oil and gas industry we are seeking Senior Contract Administrator to be located in the United Arab Emirates.

    You will be responsible to analyse the contract terms and identify areas of possible risks and opportunities related to the application of contract clauses. Manage and coordinate (at headquarter/site Company Level) contract administration activities, providing contract Administration resources to projects, ensuring that all aspects of the contract during the execution phase are addressed with the objective of contributing to maximise project revenues.

    Transfer originals of contractual documents to proper function(s), in accordance with the applicable procedures. Ensure that contractual information used by the project team is accurate and up-to-date
    ▪ Liaise with project team, participate to meetings, examine drafts, revise and file all correspondence having a contractual
    relevance exchanged during project execution with clients, partners, subcontractors and authorities
    ▪ Advise the Project Manager on aspects of Project execution which deviate from contract requirements
    ▪ Manage the change order process from identification to resolution of change: prepare, interfacing with involved functions and negotiate any claims against or from client, joint-venture partners and subcontractors
    ▪ Check that milestone completion notices and other documents required for payment meet contractual requirements, as required by the AFC function
    ▪ Ensure in liaison with the other functions that the required insurance coverage is timely put in place and that required
    insurance certificates are provided/obtained from vendors, subcontractors and joint-venture partners
    ▪ Assist the Project Manager whenever a loss and/or damage falling under an insurance programme occurs.
    ▪ In coordination with the Project Manager, attempt amicable resolution of disputes with client, partners and subcontractors.Provide support to the Litigation function in case of legal proceedings or arbitration
    ▪ Participate to Contract Close-out and end-of-project reporting to client, partners and internally. Organise contractual and
    commercial part of final report to client.
    ▪ Manage and coordinate contract administration activities.
    ▪ Ensure necessary liaison with other competent functions, in particular with AFC, Insurance, Procurement and Risk functions
    ▪ Regular reporting as required, collection and sharing within the Legal function of lessons learned, feedback and returns of experience on problems/criticalities encountered during project execution.


    • Ideal applicant will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Law, Engineering or Economics Degree and possess 15 years in a contract manager role within the oil and gas field.
    • Experience in Legal content of commercial contracts, International and marine legislation, Change and claim management.
    • Understanding and knowledge of the principles of common and civil law systems, with particular reference to contract law.
    • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office.


    Law, Economics, Engineering

    Job Details

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    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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    Recruitment Agency
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    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Mid Career
    Years of Experience:
    Min: 10
    Residence Location:
    Bachelor's degree / higher diploma
    Min: 30