HDR Contract | Commercial Manager in King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia

About Us At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities In the role of Contracts | Commercial Engineer Specialist, we'll count on you to: • Support the Project Manager/Resident Engineer with issuing notifications related to the contract and provide complete support related to contract administration. • Must be able to read / write Arabic and English at an advanced level. • Understand the contract conditions, FIDIC and or other forms of contracts. Responsible for all contractual issues on projects like contractual correspondence, identifying potential claims and preparing complete claim submittal, filing claims, escalating claims into disputes if unresolved. • Recommend monthly progress payments to the Employer, variation & time extension claims as applicable. Prepare Client Billing / Subcontract Payments/ Correspondences for Projects during mobilization, small projects and after handing over until Final Close Out. • Prepare labor rate sub-contracts and other sub-contracts for miscellaneous works as required and prepare supply orders / work orders and sub-contracts whenever required. • Analyze and diminish business and legal risks through review and negotiation of complex agreements • Engage senior management regarding risk mitigation and negotiation strategies for key clients and business opportunities • Oversee training and develop processes regarding contract review and negotiation • Review, analyze and accurately interpret clients' highly complex contractual documents, and develop any necessary modifications to clients' contract language • Ensure that final contract terms and conditions comply with risk management policies • Advise appropriate senior management of any contract language that deviates from established corporate risk management policies to confirm agreement to diverge from standard risk policies • Dictate when unusual operational contract requirements may need to be brought to senior management for review, even if not required by policy • Perform other duties as needed


Required Qualifications • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or equivalent Major to perform services required • 15 years of relevant experience with 10 experience with engineering/consultancy services. • 10 years’ experience in GCC. • Experience with agreements for construction and design-build projects • Ability to work efficiently and meet demanding deadlines in a fast-paced environment, prioritize workflow, and adjust to frequent workload fluctuations • Excellent analytical and oral and written communication skills • Ability to work independently while also being a strong collaborator • Ability to work autonomously as well as understand when to escalate critical issues to senior managers • Ability to identify and manage risk inherent to projects in the engineering/architecture consulting industry • Willingness to travel when required • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our company’s culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications Why HDR At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Job: *Highway Road

Title: Contract | Commercial Manager

Location: Saudi Arabia-King Abdullah Economic City

Requisition ID: 145871