Senior Contract Specialist Jobs in Neom at NEOM

Title: Senior Contract Specialist

Company: NEOM

Location: Neom


Manages the lifecycle of the contract from signature to closure and drive value through contract negotiation, drafting, administration and supplier relationship management ensuring contract performance and compliance along with the support of Contract Manager.

Specifically, the Candidate will work with the Contract Manager and oversee Contract Lifecycle Management to support team colleagues across all Energy functions i.e.


Energy Operations

Energy Market Analytics

Power Regulations

Market Design and Portfolio Management

Flexibility and carbon

System Planning & Optimization

Key Accountabilities And Responsibilities

Support in contract negotiation, amendment, execution and analysis for maximizing operational and financial performance and minimizing risk.

Involved in Source to Contract phase to Provide inputs to relevant stakeholders in negotiation decisions involving legal or regulatory requirements, contract standards and cost targets to ensure that the key organization interests are captured and covered in the contract.

Ensure Contract Manager is consulted for any strategic decisions, contract variations, or approvals for complex contracts.

Closely monitor handover phase to ensure buyers have accurately completed the necessary templates and provided needed information prior to hand over.

Lead contract management reviews (setting, analysis and monitoring of KPI’s) via regular meetings.

Facilitate and own the record keeping for all contract-related correspondence and documentation.

Monitor contracts actively and complete contract close-out, prompt for extension or renewal, and or short cancelation, as required.

Ensure compliance to standards, procedures, and templates set by the Procurement Excellence department.

Ensure the contracted services are delivered in accordance with the intent of the contract, risks are identified and performance effectively managed.

Support the relevant stakeholders in developing related materials to implement innovative performance and measurement metrics and incentive schemes in alignment with relevant stakeholders.

Lead stakeholder communications regarding contractual updates, changes, and overall performance, and provide guidance on complex matters

Competences, Skills And Knowledge

Key competences

Financial Risk Analysis

Cost Management

Contract Negotiations

Contract Execution and Compliance

Contract Management

Operational & Service Excellence

Contract and Supplier KPIs, Metrics, and Analysis

Supplier Relationship Management

Passive Cycle Competence (PO Mgmt., Good/Service receipt, Payment process)

Stakeholder Management

Required Skills

5 years Procurement and Contract Management experience

Solid knowledge of legal and financial requirements to related to contracts

Strong stakeholder management and engagement capabilities

Demonstrated Experience source to contract lifecycle management.

Legal – based upon a general knowledge of law and specialist knowledge of the law of contract. Experience in contract administration and in the advice and settlement of contractual matters, disputes and claims.

Ability to organise the work associated with the project process and to influence others, together with skills of an administration function.

Expertise and Technical Knowledge

Strong leadership but also team player skills in a multi-disciplinary environment

Capacity to think strategically

Excellent project management, analytical, communication, interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills.


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