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We are seeking to recruit on behalf of our client a CONTRACTS MANAGER (LNG CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS)  to work in Qatar on a long term residential contract.  The position requires a professional who has previous experience working with  on LNG Plant construction projects.


  • Report to the Project Manager
  • Represent the company in a professional and diligent manner, developing a strong working relationship with the client and subcontractors
  • Be responsible for the overall management of others within the Contracts Group
  • Assist in formation of subcontracts including pre-contract activities, drafting agreements (with flow down conditions from the client contract), bidder commercial qualification, administration and evaluation of tenders, negotiations of terms and conditions and award
  • Ensure that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility and awareness, interpretation to support implementation
  • Review and develop project contracts strategies, processes and procedures and communicate to relevant personnel
  • Participate in kick off meetings with subcontractors and suppliers
  • Manage others in post award administration including reviewing and drafting correspondence; payment applications, payment certificates and invoices; bonds, insurance and warranties
  • Develop, implement and oversee the management of key performance indicators for Contracts Group personnel, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Oversee re-measurement and agreement of quantities
  • Participate in periodic audits of subcontractors and suppliers
  • Oversee the preparation of internal reports relating to subcontractors and suppliers
  • Manage others and participate in the commercial administration and management of contracts including change management; preparation, negotiation and defense of claims and other associated commercial issues
  • Oversee and participate in close out of contracts and deal with claims to satisfactory conclusions
  • Attend meetings, interface and liaise with the client, subcontractors, other project departments and head office
  • Monitor and ensure company compliance with contracts and agreements
  • Manage others to ensure adequate project and contractual records are kept
  • Provide contractual advice and training to company employees in contracting practices and procedures
  • Contribute to risk management process and procedures



  • degree in engineering, quantity surveying, commercial management, law or other  relevant field
  • Have obtained chartered status, preferably with a relevant post graduate qualification
  • Have 20 years' minimum experience in similar roles on projects valued at + $500m
  • Have previous LNG experience or be able to demonstrate exposure in a relevant field
  • Be contractually and commercially astute
  • Exhibit keen attention to detail and fastidious organizational expertise
  • Be able to lead a multinational team and demonstrate good teamwork skills
  • Preferably have experience of working in Qatar or the wider Middle East
  • Be fluent in spoken and written English



Affinity Global Resources
Full Time Work
more than 10 years of experience

Published on 26 Aug 2021