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Contract Administrator

Requisition ID:  255900

Requisition Posting End Date: 02/15/2022

Assignment Type:

Assignment conditions are single status; living conditions are in an Employer provided remote construction village (camp) and Employer provided canteen.


Minimum Requirement:

Must have 5-years contract and or commercial experience.


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 Description:

NEOM Project Summary: Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company will provide executive project management consultancy services (including technical, commercial, and construction management) for the development of certain defined aspects of the NEOM Infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”    


NEOM is a planned cross-border city in the Tabuk Province of northwestern Saudi Arabia. The site is near the Red Sea and the borders of EgyptIsrael, and Jordan. It will cover a total area of 26,500 km2 (10,200 sq. mi) and will extend 460 km along the coast of the Red Sea.”  


NEOM will be the home and workplace to more than a million residents from around the world. It will include towns and cities, ports and enterprise zones, research centers, sports and entertainment venues, and tourist destinations. As a hub for innovation, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and companies will come to research, incubate, and commercialize new technologies and enterprises in groundbreaking ways.


Position Summary:

Administers moderately complex contracts. Maintains a continuing review of the progress of each contract and provides management with information regarding any financial, legal or technical difficulties. Prepares change order and amendments, negotiates with contractors and customers to obtain settlement.


Job Knowledge: 

  •  Intermediate to expert knowledge of contracting regulations, policies, and practices.
  • Specialized courses or experience in pricing, contract law, negotiations and accounting.
  • Experience in developing and recommending potential solutions to contractual problems to management.
  • Skill in informing effectively, both orally and in writing, with other project functional groups.
  • Knowledge and awareness of the project functional groups and company policies, procedures and work practices.
  • Proficiency in administration of medium to large, complex contracts, including assessing and resolving claims.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement the Division Responsibilities Matrix which records the Project’s agreed assignment of various contract management tasks and the Standard Work Process Procedures applicable to Contract Administration.
  • Administers assigned contracts maintaining a continual review of progress and providing management with information regarding projected financial, schedule or technical difficulties.
  • Organizes with designated staff on operational activities affecting contractual rights and obligations, contract performance, contract administration and other major matters.
  • Administers moderately complex contract changes by negotiating and obtaining settlement.
  • Represents Bechtel in contractual discussions of moderate complexity.
  • Administers information programs to ensure mutual awareness of contract terms and conditions.
  • Prepares periodic status reports for management.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Recognized University/bachelor's degree in business, engineering or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in pre and post-award administration of contracts.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Awareness of law, negotiations, or cost engineering.
  • Developed business writing skills, with a 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 formation and/or claims experience.
  • Ability to draft and/or revise contract T&Cs.
  • Experienced in lump sum, unit price, and cost-plus type contracts.
  • Experienced in construction, design, services and O&M forms of contracts.
  • Competency in MS Office suite.
  • Prior Middle East and/or international experience.
  • 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.

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.