Reports To (Job Title): Deputy Project Director (Commercial/Contracts)

Project Location: Muscat, Oman

Job Summary:

The Contracts Manager position plays a crucial role in overseeing and managing the contractual aspects of the project. This role involves handling contract negotiations, ensuring compliance, and resolving disputes.

Duties & Responsibilities/Deliverables:

  • Contract Negotiation: Negotiate and finalize contracts with clients, subcontractors, suppliers, and other stakeholders. Ensure that contracts align with project requirements, legal regulations, and company policies.
  • Contract Administration: Oversee the implementation of contract terms and conditions throughout the project lifecycle. Ensure that all parties involved adhere to contractual obligations.
  • Risk Management: Identify potential risks and liabilities associated with contracts. Develop strategies to mitigate risks and protect the interests of the organization.
  • Change Order Management: Manage changes to the scope of work and contract amendments. Assess the impact of changes on project timelines and budgets.
  • Dispute Resolution: Resolve disputes and conflicts related to contracts. Collaborate with legal teams when necessary to address legal aspects of disputes.
  • Compliance Monitoring: Monitor compliance with contractual, regulatory, and legal requirements. Ensure that projects meet all specified standards and specifications.
  • Documentation and Record-Keeping: Maintain accurate and detailed records of all contractual agreements and communications. Prepare and manage documentation for claims and variations.
  • Communication: Effectively communicate contract terms and conditions to project teams and stakeholders. Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and other professionals to address contractual issues

Additional Note: The client reserves the right to interview the proposed candidate as part of the recruitment process. 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Business Administration, Law, or a related field.
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in similar positions

Skills & Person Specification:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a strong focus on collaboration and cooperation.
  • Legal Knowledge.
  • Negotiation Skills.
  • Analytical Skills.
  • Language Skills: English Proficiency, Arabic and Turkish considered advantageous.
  • Project Management Skills.

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