Contracts Manager (PPP)

Accounting / Finance Engineering & Maintenance Full Time
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Engineering & Maintenance
  • Full Time
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive salary

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At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With approximately $15 billion in annual revenue and a talent force of approximately 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Thriving communities. Healthy cities. A brighter future.

At Jacobs, what we do is more than a job, we work every day to make the world better for all.

In our strategic advisory work, we’re empowering our clients to deliver smarter, sustainable, and more affordable solutions for tomorrow. From optimising asset performance to developing robust strategic programs, we work to bind clients’ strategies, organization and assets together to reduce risk, improve institutional outcomes and provide a return on investment.

Are you someone who is forward thinking and passionate about identifying solutions which lie outside the box? If so, we’d like you to explore a role in the Solution Centre for Strategic Consulting at Jacobs. Elevate your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

About the Opportunity:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced PPP (Public-Private Partnership) Contracts Manager who will oversee the contractual aspects of projects within the PPP framework. This role involves ensuring that all contractual obligations are met, risks are mitigated, and stakeholders’ interests are safeguarded throughout the project lifecycle.

•Manage all aspects of PPP contracts, including drafting, negotiation, and administration to ensure compliance with legal requirements and project objectives.
•Identify and assess risks associated with PPP contracts, developing strategies to mitigate risks and ensure project success.
•Liaise with various stakeholders, including government agencies, private sector partners, legal teams, and financial institutions, to facilitate smooth contract execution and resolve disputes.
•Monitor contractor performance against contractual obligations, ensuring adherence to quality standards, timelines, and budget constraints.
•Oversee financial aspects of PPP contracts, including budget monitoring, cost control, and payment processing to ensure financial transparency and accountability.
•Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and reporting standards, preparing regular progress reports and updates for stakeholders.
•Manage contract disputes and claims, employing negotiation and mediation techniques to achieve amicable resolutions and minimize project disruptions.
•Evaluate and recommend contract amendments or variations in response to changing project needs or unforeseen circumstances.
•Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, and legal developments related to PPP contracts, sharing insights and knowledge with project teams.
•Facilitate the orderly closeout of PPP contracts, ensuring all deliverables are met, and final settlements are negotiated and executed.

Here’s what you’ll need:

About You:
•Bachelor’s degree in law, business administration, finance, or related field; advanced degree preferred.
•Proven experience in social infrastructure and contract management, preferably within the PPP or infrastructure sector.
•Strong understanding of legal and regulatory frameworks governing PPP projects.
•Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
•Ability to analyze complex contractual documents and identify potential risks and opportunities.
•Proficiency in project management software and Microsoft Office suite.
•Certification in contract management or project management (e.g., CPCM, PMP) is a plus.

Jacobs. A world where you can.
From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.
With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.
Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.
Please note:  If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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