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Creation Date: 2013/01/15 20:15:26
Expiry Date: 2013/03/16
Ref. JB1967621

Contracts Specialist
Confidential Company

Job Description

Main Duties:

To execute contracts and tendering related activities as assigned by coordinating with end users to finalize scope, undertake necessary market studies, prepare tender documents, review and negotiating contract terms and administer assigned contracts to ensure they are executed in the best interest of QSTec and in line with contract terms.

Major Responsibilities/Duties:

Recommend and implement policies and procedures for contracting processes.

Negotiate with suppliers to draw up procurement contracts and facilitate contract administration, extension, termination and renegotiation.

Formulate and coordinate procurement proposals for assigned area.

Coordinate the activities of teams engaged in formulating bid proposals, scope of work and bid review and evaluation as assigned.

Evaluate or monitor contract performance to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations.

Review requests for deviations from contract specifications and delivery schedules and advise management on appropriate action - rejection or approval.

Lead in arbitration on claims or complaints occurring in performance of contracts by representing the interests of QSTec in line with the terms and conditions of contracts; as assigned.

Analyze and evaluate price/commercial proposals, and other data/information submitted by the vendors, determine reasonableness of prices and recommend best offers.

Participate in negotiation process with vendors and ensure QSTec’s interests are upheld.

Act as a liaison between vendors and QSTec’s user department; by facilitating contacts and information flow during pre and post award phases.

Maintain awareness and up-to-date knowledge on best practices and industry trends on contracts to facilitate continuous improvement.

Prepare periodic reports regarding assigned contract activities for presentation to management.


Strong knowledge of contracts and business law.

In-depth knowledge of required administrative and/or operations services (technical or general).

Knowledge of leading best practices contracts and procurement.

Attention to detail.

Strong negotiation skills.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Computer literacy with high proficiency in MS Office and ERP modules.

Work Experience:

6 + years’ experience in supply contracts; 2 of which must have been in handling similar services preferably in a manufacturing or similar industry.


Training courses in supply chain management, contracts, negotiation, communication and other related courses.


Bachelor's degree in Business or Law plus professional qualifications in Supply Chain mgmt CIPS

Job Details

  • Job Location: Doha, Qatar
  • Company Industry: Manufacturing and Production; Oil/Gas; Contracts/Purchasing
  • Requirements : Employer (Public Sector)
  • Job Role: Purchasing and Procurement
  • Joining Date: 2013-02-01
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Employee
  • Manages Others: Yes
  • Number of Vacancies: 2

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Management
  • Years of Experience: Min: 5 Max: 10
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree