• Auto req ID 260BR

Job Description

The Senior Contract Analyst will provide professional and technical assistance to the contracting supervisor in performing contracting activities.
· Implement the contracting policies and procedures in coordination with the contracting manager
· Ensure compliance to the contracting policies and procedures of KAPSARC
· Perform basic commonly used contracting/purchasing procedures related to pre-award, post-award and/or price/cost analysis functions to perform well defined and precedent contract actions
· Prepare the contract package and ensure that it matches with the requirement of the bids including competition method, contract type and others
· Implement contract management procedures including contract renewal, cancellation, termination and others. Ensures that contract administration is properly handled and contributes to the best interests of KAPSARC and the supplier/vendor
· Work across projects and contract executions, responsible for reviewing and handling of the technical, commercial and legal aspects of procurement to ensure better performance and efficiency
· Conceptualize and implement contract strategy in the tendering processes and evaluation, contractor appraisal, evaluation and negotiation of offers
· Interact with outside contractors and vendors to assure that contracting activities are appropriately managed
· Adhere to relevant professional procurement code of practice and ethics
· Liaise with concerned functions,contractors and suppliers on quality deficiencies and on appropriateness of goods and services
· Present factual information, compose memorandum , minutes and reports
· Perform contract administration procedures. Other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, as needed by the department or requested by management

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field
  • Minimum of 4-5 years’ work experience within a procurement/contracting role within a mid-sized organization
  • Competent in MS Office and standard industry procurement software and databases
  • Excellent command of the Arabic language (spoken/written)
  • Excellent command of the English language (spoken/written)
  • Strong commitment to client service and teamwork
  • Good, interpersonal, communication, reports writing and organizational skills
  • Basic understanding of contracting management that includes but is not limited to:
  • Saudi Arabia contracting laws
  • Prequalification of suppliers/vendors
  • Bids development
  • Receiving and evaluating proposals/quotations
  • Generating contracts
  • Managing contracts
  • Proficiency in using electronic contract management systems, significant proficiency in ERP applications like SAP / Oracle
  • Highly capable in MS Office Word, Excel, Access, Project, PowerPoint and standard industry procurement software and databases
  • Demonstrated analytical clarity, problem-solving skills and negotiating skills with ability to balance procurement objectives and requirements with KAPSARC's needs in discussing and resolving sensitive and difficult issues

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