Contracts Manager


Last Updated: 30th March 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
Jubail, Saudi Arabia

E-mail
Locked

Phone Number
Locked

Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English, Spanish

Summary

• 30 years of documented success in the areas of Contract and Subcontract Administration
• Experienced in administering Cost Plus, Fixed Price, Time & Material, IDIQ, Lump Sum-Turn Key
• Ability to analyze risk situations and identify mitigation strategies
• Mentoring and Coaching
A thorough knowledge of Contracts and Construction Management and ability to understand and negotiate contract administration as it pertains to construction services. Responsible for all tasks involved in the Bid, Evaluate and Award cycle (BEA cycle) of subcontracts in support of multiple ongoing projects. Responsibilities include: prequalifying bidders; drafting and issuing RFQs, manage the bid cycle, analyze bids and negotiate subcontracts; Coordinate activities of project team members to ensure adequate participation in formulating RFQs and subcontracts; participate in the transfer of the executed subcontract to the jobsite team, including participation in the kickoff meeting; assist the jobsite team to process subcontract revisions, extensions and closeout of subcontracts; and assist in the negotiation of claims or disputes occurring during subcontract performance.

Education

University of Houston, Houston Texas, USA
Masters of Business Adminsitration

   Jan 1982
— May 1985

Emphasis in Managerial Finance, Economics and Accounting

University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas USA
Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance

   Sep 1977
— Dec 1981

Emphasis in Business Administration in Finance and Economics

Experience

PCL Industrial Construction Co.
Sr. Subbontracts Specialist

   Mar 2016
— Mar 2018

A thorough knowledge of Contracts and Construction Management and ability to understand and negotiate contract administration as it pertains to construction services. Responsible for all tasks involved in the Bid, Evaluate and Award cycle (BEA cycle) of subcontracts in support of multiple ongoing projects. Responsibilities include: prequalifying bidders; drafting and issuing RFQs, manage the bid cycle, analyze bids and negotiate subcontracts; Coordinate activities of project team members to ensure adequate participation in formulating RFQs and subcontracts; participate in the transfer of the executed subcontract to the jobsite team, including participation in the kickoff meeting; assist the jobsite team to process subcontract revisions, extensions and closeout of subcontracts; and assist in the negotiation of claims or disputes occurring during subcontract performance.

AHCEC
Contracts Manager

   Aug 2014
— Feb 2016

AHCEC operates as a manpower supplement provider to KBR, an Engineering and Construction Management (ECM) for the Sadara Chemical Company project; a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and DOW Chemical Company. When completed, this petro-chemical project located in Saudi Arabia will be the largest single facility in the world with total value of $20 Billion.

As a Contracts Manager, directly supported the Sadara-Infrastructure Buildings Project Management Team in providing Contract Management expertise over their portfolio of 5 infrastructure construction packages with a value of over $150 Million. Major emphasis support included the Contract Reconciliation of 2 major Lump Sum type contracts issued with 60% IFC Drawings; to include quantity alignment, revising existing Work Unit Rates (WUR), establish new WURs, and supporting company estimates and negotiations. In addition, member of the Claims Management team in response to three major claims submitted by contractors

Northrop Grumman - Mission Systems Arabia
Manager of Contracts, Subcontracts & Procurement, and Export Compliance

   Dec 2011
— Jun 2014

Al Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Manager of the Contracts, Subcontracts and Procurement departments with emphasis in achieving and exceeding company and program goals and objectives; maintaining strong customer and supplier relations; ensuring compliance to contractual terms; negotiating terms and conditions; evaluating request for proposals; negotiations, and coordinating additions, deletions or modifications to subcontracts. Administer the resulting contracts and subcontracts, Chairman of the supplier management team for close and continuous monitoring of supplier performance and implementing corrective actions as required. Ensure that contractual risks are identified and mitigated. Adhere to tight deadlines and ability to make decisions in a timely manner. Offer guidance and working cooperatively with a multitude of organizations ranging from technical, program, finance, and security for seamless administration. Demonstrate skill and ability to analyze and develop innovative solutions to complex problems, and the ability to communicate effectively at the highest levels. Participate in strategic formulation, teaming arrangements, past performance, risk mitigation, bid and approval, and other management activities. Established the company Contracts Manual and the Subcontracts & Procurement Procedures. In addition, generated the Export Compliance Plan, the Security Management Plan, and the new employee Pre-Deployment Booklet.
• Creatively explore different approaches in negotiation agreements to achieve greatest cost reductions for the Company.
• Ensure the best costs/benefits for the Company.
• Validate negotiation targets and consolidates negotiations to ensure the best cost benefits for the Company.
• Implement negotiations and evaluate impact of company's purchasing policies.
• Assure implementation of policies, programs and procedures and provide guidance and advice to management and employees.
• Manage and supervises the activities of 4 personnel in the Contracts, Subcontracts & Procurement departments.
• Develop and maintain the Contract, Subcontracts & Procurement Policies and Procedures; including special provisions and terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, corporate policies and company objectives.
• Control and monitor contracts documentation process to ensure timely and coordinated submittal.
• Understand and comply with governmental legal terms and policies.
• Coordinate and assists company departments on contractual issues, and resolve issues with customers, contractors, suppliers/vendors.
• Ensure contract records and files are maintained documenting contract performance and compliance.
• Support internal and external Contracts and Procurement audits.
• Evaluate and monitor contract performance to determine necessity for change orders or amendments, and compliance to contractual obligations.
• Approve or rejects requests for deviations from contract specifications and delivery schedules.
• Arbitrate claims or complaints occurring in performance of contracts.
• Analyze price proposals, supplier financial reporting, and other data to determine reasonableness of prices and supplier credibility.
• Monitor and control contracts progress and payment terms to ensure fulfilment of obligations by contractors.

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