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Title:  Senior Contract Manager

Job Purpose

  • Takes the responsibility for all contract-related matters post-award in accordance with the requirements as laid down in the specific proposal/project.
  • With Procurement, Defines and negotiates the best contract conditions (type of contract, capabilities, quality, resources, price…).
  • Takes the responsibility for the claims management and the final settlement of all contracts.

Main Scope/Responsibilities

  • Assist with Procurement and Prepares with the participation of the Project Manager and the Construction Manager: Potential contractors lists based on JESA experience, an overall contracting plan and a Value estimation of the contract.
  • Senior contracts manager is sometimes in charge of a single project, or may look after several projects.
  • Develop, in cooperation with the Procurement Department Head, contract bidders’ lists of qualified contractors for the proposal/project and reviews same with the Proposal/Project Manager and Construction Manager.
  • Has the overall responsibility for the issue of the inquiry/contract packages with respect to:
    • Completeness
    • Conformance to Client’s requirements
    • A realistic approach with regard to the design package to be prepared
    • Conformance to JESA standard contract requirements (as far as possible, as specific Client’s requirements may prevail)
    • Conformance to the management schedule for correct planning of the work
    • Protection of JESA interests, with in general emphasis on payments, guarantees and risks; and specifically cost for projects including claims management
  • Has the overall responsibility for an effective reporting to Project Manager and Procurement Department Head on a regular basis
  • Typically serve the primary contact for clients within the company and Contractors, and he is responsible for handling employee issues, questions, and discipline as needed
  • Managing and coordinating Contract teams and allocating work.


  • University degree
  • Curricula: Engineer or Industrial Engineer

Global Experience

  • 12 years

Specific Experience in the position

  • 12+ years of experience in Procurement, Construction or Project, preferably including 5+ years of experience in a field position dealing with extra work, claims, etc. and working together with all construction key personnel.
City:  Jorf Lasfar
Country/Region:  MA
Job Req ID:  9761

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