Manager – Contracts


Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading energy companies.


We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for our clients. We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.


The world is re-thinking its energy supply and energy security needs; planning for a phased transition to alternative energy sources. We are here to help our clients meet these evolving energy needs.

This is an exciting time to join us on this journey.  


We support flexible working requests and have adopted a hybrid approach for most of our office-based roles. We ask employees to be present in the office at least three days per week.


Are you ready to bring the right energy to Petrofac and help us deliver a better future for everyone?





  • Manages and/or assists in managing all activities related to the pre-qualification, bidding and pre-award stage of contractual, and commercial issues up to award of Contract, related to: Contracts with Clients;
  • Partnering agreements with potential partners.
  • Exclusivity/tie-up arrangements with vendors/subcontractors, including, contractual terms and conditions with key potential vendors/subcontractors.
  • Risk review process including identification, mitigation and management of contractual risks.
  • Ensure compliance with commercial procedures and that best practice is established and promote continuous improvement to protect Company’s commercial position.
  • Ensure that there are adequate commercial resources within the commercial team to meet the needs of the pre award/bidding activities.
  • Ensure all commercial team members have clear roles, responsibilities, accountability and established authority levels.
  • Assist/Manage all activities related to post award on contractual, legal and commercial issues related to:
  • Partakes in support the Contracts Manager in the Risk and Opportunity review process including, identification, mitigation and management of contractual/legal risks.


  • A graduate university degree in Law, Engineering or Business Administration.
  • Experience in tendering, finalization, administration, and management of Contracts and in finalization of various Partnership Agreements.
  • Have considerable knowledge of business development, contract law, contract management, financial management of projects, project controls, risk management principles, excellent experience reviewing, amending, and negotiating insurances and bonds during pre-qualification, bidding and pre-award stage.
  • Have demonstrated skills in strategy formulation, negotiation, relationship building, team building, communication, coaching/mentoring.
  • Be competent in providing advice on contracts and other legal document interpretation, and able to co-ordinate, gather, analyze and understand complex information.
  • Have experience in international markets, (preferably in the GCC).
  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships with Clients, Partners, Subcontractors and Company staff.
  • Able to converse and present subject matter to Company Senior Management in an effective and confident manner.
  • Possess excellent project management and time management skills.
  • Must be able to inspire and motivate people to drive the business forward and achieve Company goals.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Can communicate proficiently and professionally in spoken and written English.



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