Contracts Engineer – Facilities Management Services – Hill International (Middle East) Limited – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contracts Mobilization:

  • Develop and Coordinate contract mobilization plans to ensure successful mobilization in line with the contract requirements and deliverables.
  • Issuance of contract call-off and work orders (where applicable) in coordination with the relevant internal operations team


Performance monitoring & Evaluation:

  • Ensure effective contracts post-award lifecycle management, including successful mobilization, performance monitoring, monthly contract performance evaluations, payments certifications and contracts close-out. 
  • Oversee the administration of all running contracts and agreements and review progress report of contract, address challenges raised by contractors and evaluate performance improvement recommendations. Coordinate monthly performance evaluation to ascertain the level of contractor’s conformity with the contract scope of work as well as general terms and conditions.
  • Monitor conformity and compliance with stipulated contract service level agreements and key performance indicators.
  • Initiate remedial measures for underperforming contracts including issuance on non-conformity reports, penalties and other measures to ensure contractor conformity to stipulated terms and conditions as well as the scope of works.
  • Receive and review weekly and monthly performance reports and coordinate required action plans as stipulated in the reports.
  • Initiate remedial action for contract non-conformities through the issuance of Non-Conformity Reports (NCRs).
  • Support internal team with contractual matters related to contract terms and conditions including determination  non-compliance indicators for contract terms and conditions
  • Coordinate resolution of identified discrepancies including executive meetings with Contractors to resolve discrepancies, advice on areas requiring improvement and for negotiation. Raise recommendations to management for new/renewal or cancellation of contracts/agreements.  


Contracts Budgeting:

  • In coordination with relevant function managers, initiate and consolidate data for annual contracts budgets
  • Submit budgetary estimates for entire contracts portfolio to respective department managers/VP-GSD for incorporation into the division budget.
  • Obtain budgetary quotations for project budgeting
  • Review and revise budgetary provision accordingly as instructed by respective department managers / VP-GSD.


Contracts Administration Services:

  • Prepare technical specifications and work scopes for technical and services contracts and agreements, ensuring coordination with Procurement & Contracting Division until finalization.
  • Maintain scheduling of Tendering process, follow-up with Contracts Engineers and End Users on the status of contracts handled by the concerned Section and clarify related queries to maintain the continuation of services.
  • Participate in tender technical evaluations committees to ensure the objectivity and integrity of  technical evaluations 
  • Update and maintain standard forms of communication, Tender Document, Coordinate, compile and prepare Tender Documents as per User requirements, and handle necessary formalities and preparations based on Company procedure
  • Coordinate and make necessary arrangements for the third party site visit, in coordination with the Bidders and end-user.
  • Liaise with Procurement for Agreement review and initialling and carryout distribution formalities including, Agreement document preparation, forward the document for user’s review & initialling, send the Agreement to Contractor’s signature and follow-up, Management signature and final distribution of the Agreement document after both parties signature.
  • Follow-up and communicate with Finance, Insurance and procurement  with regard to the bank guarantees and insurance documents submissions
  • Run various computer-based reports to advise on the status of the pending activities with the Contractors and End Users related to the submission of offers, evaluations and clarifications.
  • Review purchase requisition, contracts requests, work orders, call-off orders, invoices and various other contracts documents.
  • Liaising with procurement and Finance to ensure compliance with related existing policies and procedures including adjustment and changes as and when they occur to minimize the impact on contract financial obligations.


Payment Certification:

  • Review contractors’ payment applications for compliance with stipulated contractual deliverables including but not limited to the scope of work, insurances, performance bonds, Service Level Agreement (SLAs) and key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Issue work completion certifications against certified works as supporting documentation for invoicing.
  • Review Contractors invoices for compliance with contract payment terms.
  • Informs themselves of the relevant Quality, Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Policies, Manuals and Procedures in place within Hill International, and ensures continued compliance with these requirements while employed by Hill.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the line manager/supervisor.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2020-05-19
Job Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Job Role: Engineering
Company Industry: Construction & Building

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Management
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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