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Contracts Formation Specialist (International Contract)

Requisition ID: 262044 

  • Relocation Authorized: International - Single 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Jubail 

Position Summary

 

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. Bechtel serves as the Management Services Contractor (MSC), or “owner’s representative” for our client, the Royal Commission (RC). We are the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) managers, managing design submissions from local AE firms, and overseeing the actual construction work being performed by local contractors and sub-contractors in Jubail Industrial City. In June 2021, Bechtel’s contract with the Royal Commission was renewed for another 5 years with work focusing on building new residential communities, iconic buildings/ bridges, major site preparation, commercial buildings, mosques, schools, hospitals, sports facilities, clinics, universities, utility services and infrastructure (electrical sub-stations, lift stations), roads and highways, port & pipeline expansions, and more. 

 

 

Major Responsibilities:

 

Performs all tasks involved in the formation and award of contracts. Communicates 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.

 

JOB DIMENSIONS:

A.   Supervision Received

  • Reports to and receives supervision and guidance from Contracts Formation Supervisor.

B.   Contacts

  • Maintains working relationships with contracts personnel and project discipline personnel in order to perform assigned duties.
  • Maintains working relationships with bidders involved with the performance of assigned tasks.

 

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

2.    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.

3.    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 communicating 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.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

 

Essential Technical: 

  • Recognized university degree in engineering or related field with minimum 10 years experience in construction industry related to Contracts.
  • At least 7 years experience in the bid, evaluate and award process of contracts.
  • 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.

 

 Essential Behavioral:

  •  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 Technical:

  • Prior Middle East and/or international experience.
  • Previous experience on integrated project(s) with a client.
  • Contract administration and/or claims experience.

 

Preferred Behavioral:

  • Developed presentation skills.
  • Flexibility in adjusting to workload and priorities.
  • Comfortable interacting in a multi-national team environment.

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; Energy; 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, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with the laws of Saudi Arabia, Bechtel has adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for all work locations in the country. These requirements may include vaccination and testing. Any and all offers of employment with Bechtel in Saudi Arabia are expressly conditioned upon the applicant’s willingness and ability to comply with all COVID-19 related safety laws and Bechtel protocols in place at the time of a candidate’s start date. A candidate’s failure or refusal to comply with such laws and protocols renders an issued offer null and void.
This requirement cannot be waived by a recruiter, manager, or supervisor. Your submission of an application for employment with Bechtel in Saudi Arabia constitutes your understanding and acknowledgment of this express condition.