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Creation Date: 2018/10/02 10:55:59
Ref. JB1001852833

Abu Dhabi Ship Building

Section Head - Planning and Contract
Abu Dhabi Ship Building

Job Description

The Contracts Manager is responsible for leading the development and managing contracts including negotiating terms & conditions. In addition, the Contracts Manager will facilitate tendering for major projects.


Minimum Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Engineering

Minimum Experience:
A minimum of 7 years of experience in project management or supply chain operations specifically in contract management and T&C negotiations

Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills:
Deep knowledge of shipyard related activities and aspects including different classes of ships, spare parts, etc.
Deep knowledge of supply chain processes
Knowledge in sourcing, RFQ and RFP preparation, negotiation, cost and pricing analysis, and evaluation skills
Knowledge of commercial terms (T & Cs, LOCs, INCOTERMS, Euro-norms) and technical standards (DIN, EU, JIS, ASTM, ASME)
Excellent leadership skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills. A team player who generates enthusiasm and builds effective working relationships
Excellent management and organizational skills
Excellent analytical skills
Solid negotiation skills
Ability to efficiently work around complexities and roadblocks that keep occurring from time to time
Ability to work with multiple stakeholders at the same time

Job Details

  • Search by Location: UAE
  • Search by Industry: Marine Services
  • Requirements : Employer (Public Sector)
  • Job Role: Purchasing
  • Joining Date: 2018-11-01
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Monthly Salary Range: AED 36,724 - 55,086
  • Manages Others: Yes
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Management
  • Years of Experience : Min: 8 Max: 15
  • Residence Location: United Arab Emirates

Company Profile

The establishment of Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) was in line with the vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed to have a world-class facility in Abu Dhabi to support the UAE Navy. Inaugurated in 1996, ADSB initially focused on naval repairs and refits and gradually expanded its expertise to include building sophisticated war ships like the Baynunah 70m Corvette.

ADSB now specializes in the construction, repair and refit of Naval, Military and Commercial vessels.

ADSB Mission:
Abu Dhabi Ship Building is committed to delivering excellent value to our regional customers by building ships and providing through life support services that are recognized for their quality, timeliness, and cost effectiveness.

ADSB Vision:
Become a valuable strategic asset in the Gulf Cooperation Council by being the dominant regional builder and integrator of military / paramilitary vessels and the premier provider of through-life support services for their fleets.