JD – Contract Administrator

Minimum Requirements:

10+ years post graduation experience, of which 3+ must be in similar role

Recognised degree in construction

Professional Membership (MRICS)

Excellent use of English language (written and oral)

Duties Performed

Contracts (various: including formal, short form, and annual contracts)—drafting, evaluation, negotiation and execution: non disclosure agreements, sales / purchasing agreements, sub-contracts, consulting agreements, licensing agreements, master agreements, review of customer proposed terms and conditions; commercial and public (federal, state and local municipalities) contracting

Serve as the point of contact for all parties on contractual matters.  Ensuring timely review and approval / reconciliation of variations

On all standard and non-standard contracts, provide red lined recommendations and often negotiate directly with our customer’s attorneys or purchasing staff until consensus has been reached

Maintain contractual records and documentation, such as receipt and control of all contract correspondence, customer contact information sheets, contractual changes, status reports and other documents for all projects.

As needed, provide guidance on contract matters to project managers, including training to new project managers and other employees in contracting procedures.

Develop and implement procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with company policy. As appropriate, contribute to or influence company policies

Monitor compliance by company employees with established procedures.

Work with risk management department to coordinate contractual insurance requirements.

Work with finance to ensure adherence to broader finance and risk requirements such as revenue recognition, pricing and discounting policies,, export controls and so on. May include “financial engineering” and understanding / evaluating the economic impact of terms and term options.

Support product management/marketing to ensure company products and services are offered with appropriate, competitive terms and conditions.

Monitor competitive terms. Monitor customer satisfaction with our terms and conditions and contracting practices.Recommend changes.

Ensure that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility and awareness, interpretation to support implementation.

Handle on-going issue and change management.

Monitor transaction compliance (milestones, deliverables, invoicing and so on.)

Oversee service level agreement compliance.

Ensure contract close-out, extension or renewal.

Location: UAE