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Parsons Corporation Contracts Manager in United Arab Emirates

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Contracts Manager to join our team! In this role you will get to manage all contract activity for a Division, a major market segment, or for a major project.

This role will be located in Madinat Zayed, Abu Dhabi.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Participates in project planning activities for specific projects (e.g., risk assessment, bid/no bid analysis, participation in project administration, etc.).

  • Provides technical guidance to assigned personnel, and ensures proficiency and timeliness of contract administration.

  • Makes staffing assignments and reassignments as project needs arise.

  • Recruits, interviews, and evaluates prospective employees.

  • Hires, offers personnel development, conducts performance evaluations, counsels, takes corrective action as required, and approves terminations.

  • Ensures that new employees receive orientation in company policies and procedures.

  • Collaborates with Division and project management to ensure proper support in proposal preparation, as well as contract negotiations and administration.

  • 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.

  • May represent the Company at government procurement regulatory and policymaking committee hearings and at industry association committees dealing with Federal Procurement Policy initiatives that will have an impact on the industry.

  • Maintains an active participation in related professional societies to keep abreast of relevant contractual issues.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying, Contract Management or related field.

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

  • Mandatory 15+ years of prime contract administration experience on large scale infrastructure projects, of which minimum 10+ years experience should be in UAE.

  • Proven experience in analyzing contract variations and claims is mandatory.

  • Experience in contracts engineering under construction supervision project is a must.

  • Must have experience in drafting Engineer determination letter.

  • Proven ability to work independently and under pressure, while using good judgment, when making Program related decisions that drive project delivery forward.

  • Possess the exceptional interpersonal skills required to productively collaborate, negotiate, reach consensus and finalize project decisions.

  • Commitment to excellence and possessing high expectations for the position, and the entire client program.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Ability to maneuver in a culturally diverse and dynamic environment.

  • Prior experience working on Infrastructure, roads and bridges projects.

  • Ability to comfortably and knowledgably manage throughout all phases of the Program including planning, procurement, design, and construction phase.

  • Ability to perform in a management capacity is also required.

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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