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Parsons Corporation Contracts/Commercial Manager (Corporate) in United Arab Emirates

Job Description:

Contracts/Commercial Manager (Corporate)

Dubai, UAE

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Contracts Manager to join our team!

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Support to prepare consultancy fee proposal

  • Participate in Division, Company, and Corporate strategic planning activities (e.g., risk assessment, bid/no bid analysis, participation in business plan development, etc.).

  • Support for finalization of sub-consultancy agreements, in liaison with our legal team.

  • Liaising with PMs and picking up potential VOs and submission of fee proposal and associated documentation

  • Monitoring all the VOs and liaising with Client to get these approved.

  • Supporting PMs for procurement of performance bonds, insurances etc. for the new projects

  • Handling of post-tender clarifications/tender qualifications, in coordination with PMs, legal and client

  • Handling of review of new contracts when received from clients and coordinate between client and legal to close the comments

  • Leading assessment of technical submissions (submitted by the contractors) with support from representatives from construction, planning and design.

  • Handling of contractual correspondence in case of any rejection (questioning merits) of variations from the client.

  • Follow up with PMs for on-time invoicing

  • Follow up with clients for payment of invoices

  • Reviews requests for proposals to identify risks and contractual terms not conforming to Company policy.

  • Negotiates the more difficult, complex, or sensitive issues with clients.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Quantity Surveying from a reputable organization

  • Minimum 15 years of contract administration/management experience related to consultancy related matters within a large international organization

  • Proven experience in analyzing contract variations, claims, initiating and reviewing written correspondence related to the program

  • Experience in Contract Management pre award is essential

  • Prior experience in managing design/build type contracts

  • Ideally 5 years MEA contracts management experience

  • Excellent written contractual correspondence and verbal communication skills in English.

  • Must have a clear understanding of, and ability to work with, construction contract commercial documents, engineering drawings and specifications.

  • Working knowledge of software typically associated with contracts management.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Qualified and chartered by a recognized international body such as Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).

  • Experience with FIDIC

  • Experience working for a Consultant providing internal and external advice

  • Ability to work autonomously.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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