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Head.Contract Management At Etisalat

Date Posted: 11/Mar/2014
Deadline: 24/Mar/2014

Head.Contract Management


·  Manages the tendering, contracting processes and contract executions / administration for all goods and services required by Etisalat

·  Ensure compliance with defined procurement policies and guidelines in all procurement activities

·  Manage the activities of the Contract Management Unit and ensure attainment of best practice in terms of the quality of Etisalat's vendors, ensuring procurement policies, processes and procedures compliance as well as contractual terms and conditions.

·  Coordinate, consolidate and report vendor performance in relationship management

·  Recommends and implements improvement on contract activities and update existing document accordingly



Principal Functions

·  Contracts (various: including formal, short form, and annual contracts) - Drafting, Tenders, Evaluation, Recommendation and Contract Sign Off:

  • Non-Disclosure Agreements, Sales / Purchasing Agreements, Subcontracts, Consulting Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Master Agreements, review of customer proposed terms and conditions
  • Distribution Agreements (resellers, agents, joint marketing etc.)
  • Technical and Commercial Contracting

·  Serve as single point of contact on contractual matters for both internal and external stakeholders.

·  Ensure in-depth review variations and make recommendations there from

·  On all contracts, provide redlined recommendations and negotiate directly with customer or purchasing staff until consensus has been reached

·  As needed, provide guidance on contract matters to project managers or other operational staff, including training to new project managers and other employees in contracting practices and procedures.

·  Update and implement procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with company policy. As appropriate, contribute to or influence company policies.

·  Enforce compliance by company employees with established procedures. Identify areas of recurrent pressure.

·  Work with Risk Management / Finance to coordinate contractual requirements.

·  Support the Procurement Admin team in the establishment of a suitable process for Sales and Marketing activities not adequately covered by the standard procurement process.

·  Ensure that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility and awareness, interpretation to support implementation.

·  Handle on-going issue and change management

·  Monitor transaction compliance (milestones, deliverables, invoicing etc.) and serve as single point of contact for issuance of Ready For Service (RFSs), Provisional Acceptance Certificates (PACs), Financial Acceptance Certificates (FACs)

·  Maintain records of Performance and Bank Guarantees and Manage their receipt, monitoring and release

·  Lead post award contract management, including contract management planning.

·  Ensure contract close-out, extension or renewal.

·  Keep abreast of global and local best practice as it relates to the department's activities.

·  Continuously assist in reviewing procurement activities, make recommendations for improvement and implement approved initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team.

·  Furnish user departments with information on policies and guidelines governing the contracting policies and procedures in Etisalat.

·  Liaise with relevant department heads to identify and receive appropriate nomination for tender evaluation committees

·  Ensure the tendering process is carried out and completed in accordance to the Etisalat policies and procedures and liaise with user departments to compile information necessary for supplier evaluation.

·  Provide input in the development of effective contract management  tracking systems to ensure prompt processing and reporting of tendering activities

·  Ensure accurate documentation of tendering and contract management activities of user departments.

·  Ensure the ongoing evaluation of vendor performance.

·  Plan and manage the human and material resources of the unit to optimise performance, morale and enhance productivity.

·  Manage inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions.

·  Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinates' performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives.

·  Ensure adequate training and development is delivered to team members on procurement management.

·  Monitor and control the budgetary needs of the unit.

·  Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Director, Procurement.

·  Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director, Procurement



Educational Requirements

·  First degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

·  Postgraduate/professional qualification in a related field will be an added advantage.



Experience,Skills & Competencies

·  Nine (9) to twelve (12) years work experience, with at least three (3) years in a managerial role with proven track record of contract management.

·  Ability to analyze information and come up with insightful conclusions.

·  Good knowledge of contract management process and practice.

·  Good knowledge of general procurement process and administration.

·  An experienced Contracting & Procurement professional with profound knowledge of contracting roles in major capital and commercial projects. The ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural/diverse environment.

·  Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills in the following commercial, technical and interpersonal areas:

  • Application of contracting and procurement processes and tools.
  • Project contract management
  • Development of category and project contracting strategies.
  • Analysis and negotiating skills.
  • Forms of Contracts and their application.
  • Commercial acumen / awareness
  • Managing internal and external stakeholders.
  • Effective communications at all levels of management both internally and externally.
  • Detailed knowledge of contracting phases, including post-award contract management and contract management plan development & execution
  • Creative thinker capable of developing innovative solutions and a motivated self-starter with a track record of delivery.
  • Experience of working in frontier project environments.
  • Good understanding of legal, finance, taxation and commercial issues related to contracting.


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