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Contracts Administrator

Requisition ID: 264255 

  • Relocation Authorized: International - Camp 
  • Telework Type: N/A 
  • Work Location: Sharma 

About Bechtel:


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.

Assignment type:


Single Status; Customer provided camp accommodations.


Project Description:


  • Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company will provide project management consultancy services (including technical, commercial and construction management) for the development of certain defined aspects of the NEOM Project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 
  • NEOM is a planned Border town in the Tabuk Province of northwestern Saudi Arabia. The site is near the Red Sea and the borders of Egypt, Israel 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.


Detailed Job Description




Administers moderately complex to complex contracts and agreements. Maintains a continuous review of the progress of each contract and or agreement and provides management with information regarding any commercial difficulties. Prepares correspondence, trackers, minutes, presentations, variation orders, and amendments, in addition to other necessary documents and gains management approval on the same. Additionally, performs other duties as assigned.


Job Dimensions:


  • Coordination with other Departments and Customer.
  • Perform activities as required to support the project and achieve milestones whilst seeking and receiving guidance from lead and or management.
  • Monitors and ensures lead and or management is aware of change events, claims, and disputes; proposes resolution of the same fairly; coordinating with lead and or management.
  • Awareness of commercial matters, makes resolution recommendations, and collaborates with lead and or management to define strategy and actions.
  • Team player able to receive guidance and feedback.
  • Reports to the assigned team lead.
  • Receives guidance from managers and leads.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Duties:




Develops and issues contracts and other agreements documents as assigned by performing the following:


  • In accordance with procedures, provides input to and prepares supporting tender documents through the process from beginning to end; forming and issuing tender packages, tracking and closing queries.
  • Prepares and organizes meetings and workshops.
  • Prepares contract documents for execution with Customer’s team.
  • Prepares and maintains control and status reporting documents.
  • Prepares pre-award reports, presentations and other programmatic documents in support of NEOM’s vision.
  • Performs other pre-award duties as required.




Participates in:


  • The implementation of Contract & Commercial Management Procedures for the administration of the Contract.
  • The review of Contract general terms and conditions to identify and monitor areas of risk, ambiguities, conflicts or deviations from the scope of work and the actions required.
  • The development and management of appropriate mechanisms to monitor compliance with contract terms and conditions.
  • Identification and recommendation of resolution of Contract claims as they develop.
  • Obtaining all contract deliverables for timely work handover and close-out of contracts.
  • Prepares post-award reports, presentations and other programmatic documents in support of NEOM’s vision.
  • Performs other post-award duties as required.


Minimum Experience (mandatory):


Grade 23: minimum of 5 years of contracts experience, with demonstrated experience performing contract administration and or formation activities encompassing all of the job description duties. Actual grade determination will be based on the outcome of the interviews regardless of the years of experience.


Grade 24: minimum of 7 years of contracts experience, with demonstrated experience performing contract administration and or formation activities encompassing all of the job description duties. Actual grade determination will be based on the outcome of the interviews regardless of the years of experience.






  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Commercial and or Contracts Management.
  • Effective English written and oral communication skills.
  • Awareness of law, negotiations, or cost engineering.
  • Developed business writing skills, with a strong command of the English language.
  • Organized in documenting and record keeping.
  • Adaptability to differing environments.
  • Competency in MS Office suite.
  • Flexibility in adjusting to workload and priorities.




  • Intermediate knowledge of contracting regulations, policies, and practices.
  • Specialized courses or experience in pricing, contract law, negotiations, and accounting.
  • Experience Middle East / Saudi Arabia.
  • Arabic Language.
  • Degree in Business, Quantity Surveying, Law or Engineering.
  • Contract formation and or claims experience.
  • Ability to draft and or revise T&Cs.
  • Experience in lump sum, unit price and cost-plus type contracts.
  • Experience in construction, design, services, and O&M forms of contracts.
  • Presentation skills
  • 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.

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.