Vacancy Details

6352 - Contracts Manager - Riyadh, KSA

Location: Saudi Arabia
Closing Date 30-Apr-2020
About the Role

Job Purpose:

Responsible for the Procurement contracts.
To ensure we have adequate coverage and strong contracts in place as well as timely renewal of existing contracts so we do not have out of contract compliance issues.

Key Responsibilities:

To ensure that all contracts are managed, both from a “fit for purpose” and timely renewal point of view.
Contract support
Provide Support to the Procurement team ensuring all contracts are drafted and completed correctly in conjunction with the Legal team.
Contract database management
Work with the business to retrieve contracts and any historical records to build a comprehensive contracts database
Stakeholder management
Actively engage with and securing support from the Procurement Manager to build strong relationships with stakeholder throughout the business
Policy Adherence
Ensure that contracts adhere to policy and that the process is followed in regards to signing authority and approval (DOA)
Contract Advice
Provide advice to stakeholders and internally the procurement team on the right templates to use within the scope of the knowledge, not this is general advice and not legal advice, where it is not 100% certain to direct that enquiry to the legal team.
Cover sheets
Review and prepare contract summary sheet details with all relevant information before uploading to the contracts database.
Contracts renewal

Create and implement a contracts renewal and end date process which ensures the Procurement manager with stakeholders are notified as appropriate on time.
Contract reports
Preparing supplier reports in conjunction with the contracts database to help understand total number of contracts and value vs overall spend.

Expected Qualifications:
MBA but LLB preferred
Expected Experience:
 3-5 years’ experience within a large organisation in contract management.
Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills:  

Knowledge of laws and regulations impacting procurement contracts, FIDEC knowledge advantageous.
Excellent verbal and written command of the English and Arabic language.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent time management skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines and handle the pressure of last minute requests
Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and business needs
Ability to manage document files both paper and electronic.
Local KSA regulatory experience is a must**


About Your Benefits
About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.