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Contracts Administrator

Contracts Administrator

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Commercial / Subcontracts
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Contracts Administrator to work on the engineering and project management services for an Unconventional Gas Development Program in Saudi Arabia. We are committed to managing the program from our Al-Khobar office where the project management team will be based for the duration of the contract. This represents an excellent development opportunity for individuals interested to work in Saudi Arabia, with most assignments expected to be for at least one year’s duration with the opportunity of further extension for the right candidates.


We have been awarded contracts by our client for the provision of engineering and project management services for their Unconventional Gas Development Program. The program covers current field development in 3 different parts of Saudi Arabia with potential further field developments to be added later as the Program develops and expands. The Unconventional Gas development program is focused on increasing gas production via the development of shale gas and tight gas resources in the Kingdom. The new sources of gas are intended to displace middle and heavy distillate fuels currently used in power generation within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


  • Provide support in processing and updating Contract Requisition & Supplement, Purchase Orders, Change Orders, Contract Amendments, Services Bid Slates, Contract Release Purchase Order and Service Entry Sheets for Lump Sum Contracts
  • Assist in processing the Work Element Releases (WERs), Short Form Contract and Contract Amendments
  • Assist during bidding phase in coordinating bidder’s queries and response with the project technical team
  • Assist the cost engineer in generating company estimates for change orders and amendments
  • Monitor and update the Change Order Log in order to include in the forecast
  • Data gathering and monitoring the Construction Contractors at project sites
  • Assist with monthly invoice preparation
  • Interface and assist with Project Controls on cashflow / forecasts
  • Interface with accounts with regards to invoices, payments and audit requirements
  • Support in the review and reconciliation of third party consultancy / contractor variations and claims 

Skills / Qualifications

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within an integrated multi discipline team
  • Contract Administration experience in Middle East
  • Appropriate qualifications & experience (Quantity Surveying, Cost Engineering, Business Administration or Law preferred)
  • Good written communication skills
  • Good IT (Word and Excel) and mathematical skills

Company Overview

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.


Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.



Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.


Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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