A dynamic and challenging role, the Contracts Engineer will primarily be responsible for the following :
Study the requirements of the Request for Proposal (RFP) / Invitation to Tender (ITT) / Pre-qualification (PQ) Tenders / Expression of Interest (Eol), etc, related to Consultancy Services, and submit an Executive Summary to the management including scope of works, constraints, commercial / legal risk factors, review points, relevant drawings, etc, for their review, and for bid or no-bid decision.
Prepare clarification requests to the Client as required for RFPs / ITTs / PQs / EoIs.
Prepare comprehensive RFPs for Sub-Consultants in coordination with technical team.
Respond to clarification requests of the Clients and Sub-Consultants.
Prepare a fully compliant technical & commercial Tender / Proposal ensuring adherence to company policy and submit to the management for review and sign off.
Ensure to meet the deadlines of all the Consultancy tenders / proposals
Review the proposals of Sub-Consultants and advise the management on their technical / commercial suitability.
Prepare / Review the Contractual Documents including Consultancy Agreements, Sub-Consultancy Agreements, Non-Disclosure / Confidentiality Agreements, Work Orders to Sub-
Consultants, LPOs, Reports, Tender Clarifications, and other Correspondence, as per company policy, prior to submission to relevant parties.
Prepare Extension of Time Claims / Variation Claims related to Consultancy Services, and follow up with the Client to issue Addendum / Variation Order for the same.
Coordinate with Planning Engineer on Internal Resources Planning and other relevant Contractual issues.
Educational Qualifications / Experience
Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering
At least 5 years Professional Experience in Contracts / Tenders / Proposals in a Consultancy Environment
At least 2 years GCC experience with reputed International Consulting Firms
Good Personal Computer and Software skills
Familiarity in the use of different FIDIC modules such as Client-Consultant Consultancy Agreement, Sub-Consultancy Agreement, Conditions of Contract, etc.
Capable of using own initiative and pay close attention to detail
Capable of coping with competing demands and to prioritise tasks
Capable of hands on problem-solving, and ability to generate ideas and solutions
A positive and determined approach to researching and analysing new business opportunities
Strong communication skills in all forms including written, oral, email, telephone, and presentation
Good Knowledge of Project Planning and Management Tools like PRIMAVERA
Good Knowledge of Contracts Law
Knowledge of Arabic
Memberships of reputed relevant International Professional Organizations