Vacancy: Contract Administrator

Permanent position - Saudi Arabia - United Arab Emirates
Publication date: 6 February 2017 Apply

SYSTRA is a joint venture formed by two major French public transit operators (RATP and SNCF). SYSTRA benefits from a unique wealth of experience in international mass transit and rail projects.

For over 60 years, SYSTRA has been involved closely with its clients and partners throughout all the phases of a project, from the feasibility study, design and building over to the operation and maintenance phase.

With motre than 5,400 employees committed to the quality of their expertise and more than 50% of the turnover realized overseas, SYSTRA is acknowledged as the world leader in transport infrastructures engineering.


The Contract Administrator will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating on all matters concerning contract administration, claims, disputes, contract interpretation and cost analysis
  • Developing, implementing and managing systems and procedures for the monitoring of external and internal contracts to ensure that contractual compliance issues are resolved timely and effectively
  • Preparing claims to negotiate with contractors, including the calculation of losses incurred through defaults on contractual obligations. Formulating suggestions to remedy failure to meet contractual obligations
  • Financial budget supervision and ensuring the cost-effectiveness and value for money of contracts are other key tasks 
  • Financial contract management activities including the reviewing and the approving of payment certificates, invoicing from subcontractors and to the client


The qualified professional must:

- Be at least a B.Sc, BEng, BA or Equivalent holder

- Have at least 15 years of overall experience

- Have knowledge in FIDIC Contracts

- Have experience in Contracts Administration role either managing a contracts administration/claims team or quantity surveying team dealing with major contractual disputes.

Expérience: 15 to 18 years
Education: Bachelor/ Bachelor of Honor
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