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Contracts Manager

Requisition ID:  255773

Requisition Posting End Date: 06/23/2022

Contracts Manager NEOM



Assignment type: Single Status; Customer provided camp accommodations.

Minimum Experience (mandatory): Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years’ contracts or commercial experience.


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 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



Manages and performs all activities associated with formation, tendering, award and administration of contracts packages for the NEOM program. Activities may include delivery of critical items required from initial project set-up, through defining and developing a team, establishing coordinated procedures and controls, and management of team(s) with accountability for work product to project milestones, quality and safety standards.


Job Dimensions:

  1. Coordination with Project Management, other Departments and Customer.
  2. Self-perform activities as required to support the project and achieve milestones.
  3. Team management, guidance, and development to effectively resolve change events, claims, and disputes fairly, coordinating with Legal if required.
  4. Manage significant commercial matters to resolution, defining strategy and actions.
  5. Team player able to direct and receive guidance and feedback.
  6. Reports to the Senior Managing Quantity Surveyor / Senior Contracts Manager.
  7. Receives functional guidance from the responsible GBU Manager of Contracts and Procurement or representative.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Duties:


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

  1.  In accordance with procedures, handles tender process from beginning to end; forming and issuing tender packages, tracking and closing queries, receiving and evaluating proposals, and providing recommendations for award
  2. Prepares and organizes meetings/workshops, 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.
  3. Prepares contract documents for execution with Customer’s team.
  4. Prepares and maintains control and status reporting documents.
  5. Prepares pre-award reports, presentations and other programmatic documents in support of NEOM’s vision.
  6. Performs other pre-award duties as required.



Responsible for:

  1. The implementation of Contract & Commercial Management Procedures for the administration of the Contract.
  2. 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.
  3. The development and management of appropriate mechanisms to monitor compliance with contract terms and conditions.
  4. Identification and resolution of Contract claims as they develop, including engagement of corporate legal department where necessary.
  5. Obtaining all contract deliverables for timely work handover and close-out of contracts.
  6. Prepares post-award reports, presentations and other programmatic documents in support of NEOM’s vision.
  7. Performs other post-award duties as required.




  • Must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in Commercial and or Contracts Management.
  • Must have previous experience leading teams (2-3 years).
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in spoken and written English.



  • Extensive experience in Commercial or Contracts Management on projects in excess of $200 million, especially infrastructure projects.
  • Team leadership of 3+ years.
  • Experience Middle East / Saudi Arabia.
  • Arabic Language.
  • Previous management of large teams (10+ employees).
  • Degree in Business, Quantity Surveying, Law or Engineering desirable.
  • Experience and completion of courses in pricing, contract law, contract drafting, contract administration and negotiation of change orders, effective correspondence, planning and scheduling.
  • Experienced in communicating with and managing a workforce of many nationalities and backgrounds.


Living Conditions:

Living and working on the NEOM Project is a single status assignment condition located in Sharma, KSA with camp accommodation (Meals and Laundry Services provided)

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.