Senior Contracts Manager

Requisition ID: 276440 

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


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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; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. 

Core to Bechtel is our Vision, Values and Commitments. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver. Learn more about our extraordinary teams building inspiring projects in our Impact Report


Project Overview:

TROJENA (The Mountains of NEOM) will be an iconic, world-class destination, blending natural and developed landscapes and will offer unique experiences for residents and visitors alike. Located in the northwest of Saudi Arabia in the region of Tabuk just 50km from the coast, TROJENA will be a destination like no other on earth. Based upon the principles of eco-tourism facilities will include a folded vertical village, a lake with water sports and event facilities, high altitude ski village, observatory, world leading health and wellbeing facilities and a nature reserve which will be home to unique wildlife, heritage sites and exploration opportunities. 


With over 3,600 hotel, 2,200 homes, 9 iconic buildings and 100 world class indoor and outdoor experiences Trojena will become the ultimate mountain destination. Bechtel will provide a full range of project management services to support the delivery of this iconic destination. 


We encourage you to watch this video which gives a glimpse at what we (you) are about to build! 


Job Summary:

Lead a team to manage all activities associated with formation, tendering, award and administration of assigned contract packages and perform the same. Activities include delivery of critical items required from initial project set-up, through to developing a team, establishing coordinated procedures and controls, to management of team(s) with accountability for work product to project milestones, quality and safety standards. Significant proactive engagement required with the project management team, other departments, customers and stakeholders to enable successful alignment on systems, processes, procedures and the critical activities for project success. Performs other duties as assigned.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Engage as part of the team with the Customer to develop and align strategy
  • Team management, guidance and development to effectively resolve change events, claims and disputes fairly including coordination with Legal as may be required.
  • Team player that can direct and receive guidance and feedback and is able to perform the work as well as manage/lead the performance of the work.
  • Reports to the Commercial Director and/or Construction Director or designee.
  • Receives functional guidance from the responsible GBU manager and/or designee.


Job Duties


Leads others on and performs contract formation activities, including:

  • Forming and issuing tender packages, tracking and closing queries, receiving and evaluating proposals, and providing input to the recommendations for award.
  • 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.
  • Prepares and manages the preparation of contract documents for execution with Customer’s Legal Advisors.
  • Preparing, maintaining and managing reports, registers, presentations, and correspondence.
  • Other pre-award duties as assigned.



Leads others on and performs contracts administration activities, including:

  • Preparation, maintaining, and implementation of applicable procedures.
  • Review of Contract terms and conditions to identify and monitor areas of risk, ambiguities, conflicts or deviations from the scope of work.
  • Development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to monitor compliance with contract terms and conditions.
  • Resolution of Contract claims as they develop, including engagement of legal department where necessary.
  • Obtaining and/or managing the receipt of all contract deliverables for handover and close-out of contracts.
  • The control of status reporting documents.
  • The preparation and maintenance of reports, registers, presentations, and correspondence.
  • Performs other post-award duties as assigned.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Degree in Business, Quantity Surveying, Law, Engineering or other applicable field.
  • 20 - 25 years of experience in Contracts or Commercial Management; depending on experience.
  • 10 - 15 years of team leadership; depending on experience.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience in Commercial or Contracts Management on mega-projects; preference given to experience on mega-infrastructure projects and vertical constructions.
  • Leadership and teamwork capabilities suitable for managing a workforce of many nationalities and backgrounds.
  • Experience and completion of courses in pricing, contract law, contract drafting, contract administration and negotiation, planning and scheduling.
  • Extensive skill in working and communicating effectively, both orally and in writing, with other project functional groups, Customers and Stakeholders.
  • Must be proficient in English language, orally and written. Arabic is beneficial
  • Experience Middle East / Saudi Arabia


Total Rewards/Benefits

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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 five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. 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.

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