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Subcontract Manager - Oil + Power

We have a great opportunity for a highly experienced Subcontracts manage to join a leading International Oil & Gas company and be based in Khobar. Our client is looking for a strong candidate from an Engineering background who has strong knowledge of engineering and construction contracts. Candidates applying for this role must have 10+ years’ experience in an industrial environment, working in engineering contracts.


  • Work with global product teams (engineering, technology, commercial product management), supported business and functional organization to achieve goals
  • Develop strategies and lead the commercial contracting negotiations for hiring PMC companies, commissioning companies, engineering & construction subcontract categories aligning to project requirement
  • Identify and qualify new engineering firms and construction contractors
  • Bring innovative solutions to maximize value proposition for products and bid opportunities
  • Effectively utilize e-sourcing tools (Ariba/ Quick view) to launch enquiries and receive contractor quotations/ proposals
  • Develop efficient bid tabulations and lead sourcing reviews with cross functional teams
  • Develop and negotiate framework engineering agreements
  • Monitor, communicate and respond to changing market conditions and business drivers to maximise leverage and minimize risk
  • Lead cross-functional teams supplies in supplier discovery
  • Identify, Develop and manage contractors; understand safety, commercial and capacity risks
  • Manage contractor relationships and maintain interface at senior level with contractor organisations
  • Act as escalation point for contractor interface for project execution issues when relevant
  • Effectively participate in continuous improvement activities


  • Bachelor’s in engineering
  • MBA is a plus
  • Minimum 10 years of work experience in an industrial environment, working in engineering contracts, construction contracting or construction management
  • Thorough understanding and prior experience in contracts and contractual language

SAR 38k plus family status, schooling and flights

Subcontract Manager - Oil + Power

Al Khobar Saudi Arabia

Published on 1 Dec 2019