Contract Assessor

Description:

·      Reviews and analyses tender packages including the general conditions of contract, the scope of works/ services, the pricing schedules in order to ensure clarity, consistency and compliance with the agreed contracting strategy

·      Reviews contracting strategies proposed by sponsoring departments within Kahramaa, including the type of contract, pricing method, tendering strategy, evaluation criteria and any other specific requirements
·      Prepares, reviews and/ or updates model contracts for specific applications using the structure agreed upon
·      Discusses tender packages with sponsoring departments and recommends alternatives and amendments to the contracting strategy, as per requirement
·      Participates in technical/ commercial bid evaluations thereby ensuring all bids received are assessed fairly, objectively and consistently and the evaluation is being conducted in accordance with the previously set methodology and contracting regulations
·      Requests for and receives clarifications from bidders on technical/ commercial aspects of the bid and assesses the impact of such matters while evaluating the bids
·      Provides advice on matters relating to contract administration and provides legal interpretation of various contract provisions to directorates/ departments/ sections across Kahramaa, in liaison with Head of Contracts and Agreement
·      Participates in negotiations with contractors, acknowledges arguments from the contractors, puts forth legal and commercial arguments and submits counter-drafts which support Kahramaa’s position thus assuming a leadership role while negotiating with contractors on legal and contractual matters
·      Assists sponsoring departments within Kahramaa in preparing or reviewing contractual correspondence
·      Participates in preparation of claims by Kahramaa and analyses claims submitted by contractors
·      Ensures that the contractors comply to Kahramaa’s health, safety, environment, quality control and other objectives and standards
·      Participates in conferring with external legal counsels/ lawyers with specialties in appropriate areas of legal issue to review and validate the contractual agreements or other legal documents
·      Works in cooperation with Quality Assurance and Continual Improvement department on securing and maintaining the ISO 9002 certification
 

Qualifications:

​Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Law or Engineering  +

More than 6 years of experience in legal contract management and leadership responsibility in a large organization with 4+ years of supervisory experience preferably in a large utility company

Category:

Technical Jobs

Position:

Senior level

Department:

Legal Affairs Department

Posting Date:

24 . August . 2017




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