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Contract Specialist (Saudi Nationals)

Requisition ID:  231014

Requisition Posting End Date: 10/02/2021

Company Overview:

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

 

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

 

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.

 

Project Overview:

Location: Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Jubail is one of Bechtel’s most remarkable achievements—a city built from the sand up, requiring vast resources and logistical planning on an unprecedented scale. It the biggest civil engineering project in modern times—and it's getting bigger.  Bechtel has managed the Jubail project, located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, since it began in the mid-1970s. The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu later asked the company to manage Jubail II, an $11 billion (2006-2016) expansion of the city’s industrial and residential areas. The project was expanded for a further five-years in 2016 with Bechtel’s work focusing on providing residential accommodation and education facilities - including a 18,000-student 'greenfield' university - as well as roads, bridges, medical centers, and power, water and waste facilities. 

 

Job Summary:

 

Performs all tasks involved in the formation and award of contracts.  Advertises with bidders and personnel within Project Team to establish clear definition of requirements and to assure performance to the stated project requirements.  Assists and conducts meetings as needed to perform the work.

 

Essential Job Duties:

 

  1. Develops and issues contracts and services agreements as assigned by performing the following:
  • Prepares bidders’ lists
  • Pre-qualifies bidders
  • Forms bid request packages
  • Issues bid request packages to approved bidders
  • Coordinates bidders’ questions and answers to those questions
  • Receives bids
  • Evaluates bids commercially
  • Prepares Commercial Bid Summary and recommendation letter
  • Recommends and secures approvals in accordance with established procedures
  • Prepares contract documents for execution
  • Prepares and maintains control and status reporting documents
  1. Prepares and organizes assigned Contracts sponsored meetings, such as bid clarification and pre-award meetings, for the purpose of ensuring complete understanding and agreement between Bechtel, the client and contractor on all contractual matters.  After reviewing plan and agenda with supervisor, conducts meeting and prepares and issues meeting notes delineating important statements, required actions and schedules.
  2. Assists project Contracts team when instructed in solving and attending to administrative problems on commitments involving high monetary expenditure or risk, engineered technical specifications or supplementary commercial conditions.

 

Job Knowledge:

 

  • Knowledge and experience in the formation of contracts and contract agreements, including types, terms and legal requirements.
  • Skill in working and informing effectively, both orally and in writing, with other project functional groups.
  • Knowledge of law, negotiations, accounting or cost engineering gained through education or experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the project functional groups and company policies, procedures and work practices.

 

Essential Qualifications:

 

  • At least 2 to 5 years’ experience (depending on grade) in the bid, evaluate and award process of contracts.
  • University degree in business, engineering, law or related field.
  • Familiarity with lump sum, unit price and cost plus type contracts.
  • Familiarity with construction, design, services and O&M forms of contracts.
  • Competency in MS Office suite.
  • Fluency in Arabic (reading/writing/speaking)
  • Developed business writing skills, with strong command of the English language.
  • Effective oral communication skills.
  • Organized in documenting and record keeping.
  • Adaptability to differing cultures and environments

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience on integrated project(s) with a client.
  • Contract administration and/or claims experience.
  • Advanced degree in business or law.
  • Familiar with the Saudi Government’s Tenders & Procurement Law
  • Developed presentation skills.
  • Training and/or mentoring skills.
  • Flexibility in adjusting to workload and priorities.
  • Comfortable interacting in a multi-national team environment

 

ADDENDUM

Grade 24

Acts on own initiative on assigned (sub)contracts of increasing value and complexity.

Grade 23

Performs duties under moderate supervision and typically is assigned one or more simple construction (sub)contracts.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  
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Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.