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Contracts Manager – Airport Projects – Consultancy – J10 Consulting FZ LLE – Kuwait City

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Contracts Manager - Airport Projects - Consultancy - J10 Consulting FZ LLE - Kuwait City

Our International Engineering consultancy client has a new requirement for a well experienced consultant Contracts Manager to join their team in Kuwait at an Airport project. Successful candidates will have a proven background as a Contracts Manager on large scale Airport projects in the GCC

This role is available for immediate joining and is a direct hire, permanent placement with our client.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take lead on all contractual matters including but not limited to contract compliance, change management, cost reporting and claim mitigation strategies
  • Ensuring that all contract management process and procedures are in place to effectively control and manage the relevant contracts
  • Ensure that all necessary bonds, warranties, insurances, undertakings, etc are in the commercial interest of the Employer and in accordance with the relevant contract
  • Reviewing all incoming correspondence to assess and manage any commercial impact
  • Drafting all contractual communications
  • Overseeing the Application and Payments process to ensure that the payments are an accurate reflection of Works on Site and are in accordance with the Contract
  • Challenge and negotiate claims and variations submitted by the Contractor and provide an assessment of entitlement to the Employer based on the Contract and the prevailing law
  • Take ownership and proactively manage all commercial risks / mitigation on the Project
  • Review and issuance of completion certificates, final account and contract close-out report

Contracts Manager – Airport Experience:

  • B.Sc degree in Quantity Surveying or a Civil engineering discipline with suitable contractual, legal or commercial background
  • Minimum 15 years of general experience.
  • Minimum 8 years in similar roles including at least 2-3 Airport projects capable of handling 10mln + PAX p/a
  • Experience in reading, writing and amending pre and post contracts
  • Experience in the contractual management and delivery of Airport infrastructure projects.
  • Demonstrable expertise in Contracts Administration for high value contracts
  • Good knowledge and experience in FIDIC (FIDIC Gold preferable)
  • Proficient in MS Applications, particularly Excel / Word / PowerPoint / Outlook.
  • Well versed in contracts / agreements: principles, theory and application, terminology and development as well as practices and procedures
  • Experience with claims management and arbitration support
  • Ethical, credible, and commercially astute
  • Able to work independently and work under pressure
  • Self-motivated, able to prioritise work with target-oriented approach
  • Strong written and verbal skills in English / Arabic are preferred

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: KD4,000.000 – KD5,500.000 per month

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