Senior Manager – Contracts

  • Contract
  • Dubai



  • Manages all activities related to contractual and commercial issues 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; during pre-qualification and bidding stage, and until award of the Contract.
  • Support and manage all activities related to contracts risk identification, risk mitigation and risk management during the pre-qualification and bidding stage.
  • Participate as member of Risk Review Committee.
  • Manages all activities related to contractual, legal, tax, commercial and insurance issues related to company business, contracts with clients and partnering agreements during the pre-qualification and bidding stage.
  • Supports in performance of studies and evaluations for streamlining Company’s operations from a commercial/contractual point of view during the pre-qualification and bidding stage.
  • Ensure that due diligence on potential partners / Clients (as required) is carried out.
  • Ensure that appropriate guidance regarding legal diligence in new jurisdictions is sought.
  • Secure advice on legal issues affecting the Company’s business, during the pre-qualification and bidding stage.
  • Responsible in ensuring that the key contract terms and conditions are presented to the Project Management Team upon award of the Contract and also ensure that a proper handover takes place of the documentation involved with such Contract during bidding stage to the Project Contracts Team.
  • Responsible for resolution of major deviations from Vendors to the terms and conditions of Purchase of Goods and Site Services.
  • Responsible for any interface / interaction with Group Legal and external law firms during pre-qualification and bidding stage.
  • Responsible in ensuring implementation and adherence to HSE and Quality System Procedures during pre-qualification and bidding stage.
  • Attend/support internal and external audits.
  • Responsible to develop and monitor relevant Commercial KPI’s.


  • A graduate university degree in Engineering or Business Administration.
  • Experience in tendering, finalization, administration and management of Contracts and in finalization of various Partnership Agreements.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What’s more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today’s world of work – it’s about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you’re looking for from your next role.

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