Contract Advisor

150 150 Profile Middle East
  • Permanent
  • U.A.E.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Contract advisor provides assistance and advice on contractual matters relevant to:

(i) Stipulation of Contracts with Clients;
(ii) Partnering agreements with potential partners; during bidding stage of the Project, until the award of the Contract.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing the Tender documentation focusing on Client’s Contract terms and conditions;
  • Preparing summaries of key Contract conditions;
  • Liaising with Company’s Tax, Finance and Insurance Departments in order to obtain expert advice on tax, fiscal and insurance requirements in the Contract;
  • Advising Proposal Manager/Tendering Department on liabilities and indemnities and other requirements in the Contract;
  • Identifying projects risks; active participation in risk and opportunity brainstorming meetings and management of risks by proposing risk mitigation measures;
  • Definition of the most appropriate clauses of the Contracts including drafting of amendments to the Client’s Contract terms and conditions;
  • Negotiations of the Contract with the Client;
  • Drafting, negotiations and finalization of contractual documents with partners: cooperation agreements; consortium and join-venture agreements, memorandum of understandings, non-disclosure agreements and purchasing documents with subcontractors and vendors for the provision of goods and services;
  • Gives assistance and advice, if required by the project team, in the interpretation of contractual clause during the Contract execution phase;

Skills / Qualifications:

 

  • Educational Specialization: Bachelor or Master Degree: Legal but Business Administration or similar will be considered
  • Good verbal/written communication and problem solving skills
  • Good command of English & Arabic – both verbal and written
  • The relevant work experience is beneficial but not mandatory
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience required

Seniority Level

  • Junior to Mid-level

Industry

  • Oil & Energy

Duration

  • Permanent

Job Functions

  • Contract Management Commercial Phase

Location:

  • U.A.E.

Nationality: Any Arabic National

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