Project Subcontracts Manager



We are currently supporting a major international EPC in their search for an experienced subcontracts manager to join them on a permanent basis in Saudi Arabia.

This is an office-based role in their Al Khobar offices and is an exciting opportunity to be involved with some of the most high profile projects in the industry.

The Project Subcontracts Manager will manage the construction activities of the Subcontractor, as well as ensuring compliance with the requirements set by the Construction Manager of the Project.

Ideally a successful candidate would have over 10 years of experience in a similar position and would be bilingual in English and Spanish.

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the Construction Subcontracts Engineers, ensuring application of the corporate and project procedures.
  • Establish the final Subcontracting Plan and Subcontractors Analysis.
  • Coordinate the work with the Cost Control Engineer, Planning Engineer and Quantity Control Engineers, as well as with the other Departments of all other areas involved in the execution of the Project.
  • Study all the works to be subcontracted, knowing the scopes, deadlines and budgets.
  • Revise the RFQ and Bid Bulletins.
  • Analyse the tabulations and evaluations of the bids received.
  • Negotiate with Subcontractors.
  • Present to the Project Manager the documentation associated to the Award Proposal ("White Paper" and PdA).
  • Assist, when required, along with the Home Office Construction Manager, to the award committees.
  • Responsible of the preparation and sending of the Subcontract to the awarded, complying with the required internal signatures and ensuring the contractual documents be filed, both physically and electronically once completed all signatures.
  • Coordinate with Construction Area the actual progress of the Project and apply it to the Subcontracting Activities.
  • Responsible of the Awarding Phase as well as the Administration Phase, from the beginning until the end of the Project.
  • Coordinate and motivate all the collaborators to obtain the maximum performance within a harmonious working environment.
  • Know and properly implement formats and procedures established for the Project.
  • Maintain the necessary conditions to ensure the confidentiality of the documentation and information and communicate the Subcontracts Department Manager of the deficiencies found.
  • Propose suggestions to the Subcontracts Department Manager regarding methodologies, alternative procedures and new tools to improve the work performance.

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