Contracts Manager- Grid Automation, UAE

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Basic Info

Dubai, Generic, Utd.Arab Emir.
Job type
Project Management
Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)

ABB ( is a leading global technology company in power and automation that enables utility, industry, and transport & infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 135,000 people.

You as a Contracts Manager will be a part of the Power Grids division which is a global leader in turnkey power projects and will be based in UAE.The power grids division delivers solutions across the power value chain. This includes system solutions for power generation, transmission technologies, substations and distribution technologies for network management.

Your responsibilities

Your main responsibilities will be the following-
• Contract Management
Establish and manage all commercial contracts from small to large scales, look to establish and implement policies, procedures across the project and business to ensure compliance and adherence to all legislation and law.
Manages claims technical and commercially, variations and extension of time.
• Legal
Handle litigation and arbitration cases as and when required
• Project Delivery
Ensure the commercial plan for the successful delivery of the project is in place and monitored to achieve success, advise team on matter affecting project status and delivery as well as cost impact.
• Documentation
Review proposal documents to ensure contractual correctness and compliance with regulations, ensure adequacy in control of all documentation including correspondence, meeting minutes, action items, requests for information, contract change notices and authorization.
• Negotiation
Identifies Provide Contracts Administration and Contract Management support to the project, through negotiation, interpretation of contracts, maintenance of contract records and ensuring compliance with contractual terms and conditions.
• Payments
Prepare valuation for interim and final payments, pricing variations notices, etc. to ensure compliance with terms of contract and timely progress of the works.
• Customer Relations
Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships to understand customer needs. Ensures a positive customer experience throughout the sales process. Provides any necessary technical support to Sales Managers during technical meetings with customers.
• Communication
Participate in Client, Consortium Partner meetings with the objective of rendering advice on potential claims as well as cost/time-control implications after review of periodic site progress and cost reports

Your background

Ideally you will have a Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Commercial or Legal discipline with 5-10 years of Contracts Management experience with power industry within commercial or contracts positions.Middle East experience within utility, O&G, infrastructure segments will be preferred.Furthermore knowledge of arabic language will be preferred.

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