Contract Manager

Saudi Arabia

Job ID: ZR_7286_JOB  |  Industry: Airline - Aviation  |  Posted Date: 26-04-2024

Our client, a leading airport based in Saudi Arabia, is seeking to recruit a Contract Manager. The Contract Manager will oversee and manage the entire lifecycle of contracts, ensuring efficient coordination of resources and processes to mitigate legal and financial risks effectively.

Additionally, the Contract Manager will administer and monitor contracts, from tender preparation to execution, including drafting, negotiation, performance monitoring, and dispute resolution. The Contract Manager will act as the primary point of contact for vendors, site managers, and project teams, fostering positive relationships and facilitating effective communication.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review and ensure the completeness and compliance of bidding documents, coordinating with various departments to address any discrepancies.
  • Manage the preparation and issuance of Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Quotations (RFQs), and Requests for Information (RFIs).
  • Collaborate with relevant departments to develop comprehensive bid selection criteria and conduct thorough analysis of bids.
  • Compile bidding documentation, define contract structures, and ensure timely completion of administrative formalities.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts with vendors, suppliers, clients, or other parties, ensuring alignment with company objectives and legal requirements.
  • Manage changes to contracts, assess impacts, negotiate adjustments, and resolve disputes or conflicts that may arise.
  • Perform contractual, administrative, and financial monitoring, evaluating contractors' responsiveness and adherence to service levels outlined in agreements.
  • Develop work procedures and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) related to contract monitoring and coordination mechanisms.
  • Implement an efficient reporting system utilizing a meticulously maintained contracts database, tracking key performance indicators, and conducting regular reviews.
  • Identify and mitigate potential risks associated with contracts by analyzing terms and liabilities to ensure adherence to contractual obligations.


7-10 years of experience in a similar role

Proven experience in contract management, preferably in a similar industry.

Strong negotiation, communication, and problem-solving skills.

Ability to manage multiple tasks and stakeholders effectively.

Excellent verbal and written communication in English and Arabic is required


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