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Contract Administrator

  • Job reference: FG-006552
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction, Infrastructure, Management Consultancy, Roads & Bridges
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
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Job Title: Contracts Administrator

The Contract Administrator is responsible for administration functions of Pre-qualification, Vendor registration and Vendor performance processes. He or she will also support the Procurement team on all contractual administrative tasks and duties as required and liaise directly with Vendors during the Pre-qualification process. He or She will support members of the Supply Chain team with general administrative tasks related to correspondence, organizing meetings with the Vendors and completing / archiving the relevant forms.

The Contracts Administrator will be responsible for:
•Guiding the Vendor through from registration of interest to Pre-qualification process 
•Updating the Vendor’s profile on the client database 
•Setting up feedback meetings between the Vendor, Project Manager and Commercial manager to assess performance 
•Updating Vendor performance meetings and improvement plans 
•Registering change requests on the database 
•Supporting the Head of Delivery on Consultant recommendation reports
•Issuing payment milestone notifications to the project finance provider 
•Developing the contracts administration function work plan.
•Ensuring that contract management is to the highest professional standards, that all information is current, and the team is receiving the information they needs to fulfil their responsibilities.

SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies; with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximise our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include :Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart


A minimum of 7+ years’ experience in procurement function carrying out duties related to Pre-qualification, Contract administration and project controls with at least 3 years’ experience in the Middle East region. Experience should include knowledge of tender activities, processing of documents, responding to bidders’ enquiries, issuing addenda, recording correspondence, and documenting Tender Evaluation activities.
Must be able to read, write and speak Arabic. Degree Qualified and preferably chartered also preferred. 

Rewards and Benefits
We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance;
  • Transportation allowance;
  • 22 calendar days annual leave;
  • Medical and life insurance cover;
  • Company gratuity scheme;
  • Discretionary bonus scheme;
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

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