Contracts Analyst

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South East
Salary Description:
Competitive tax free + bonus + excellent benefits
The rpc Group of Companies
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The Company and the Role:
The company is the International Peacekeeping Force which operates in the Sinai. As part of its role it maintains two military camps one in the North close to the Mediterranean coast and one in the South near Sharm El Sheikh.
They are currently seeking a Contracts Analyst to be based in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
The position is offered on a 2 year contract, renewable.
Reporting into the Force Contracts Manager ( FCM ) you will assist the FCM with contract drafting, administration and management services for all Force contracts and, especially, the single support service contract.

Key Features of the Role:
You will deputise for the FCM during absences and will have such signature authority as authorised by our clients Procurement Directive.
You will prepare management reports that summarize contractor's performance.
You will identify opportunities and take action as directed by the FCM to reduce costs of the assigned contracts.
You will work with Force technical staff (especially Contracting Officer's Technical representatives) and contractors to identify and correct discrepancies.
You will assist in preparing Requests for Proposal and drafting Force contracts.
You will perform management and technical studies as required by the FCM and within your area of expertise.
You will co-ordinate with Force staff as necessary for camp access for contractor's personnel and vehicles.
You will assist the FCM with maintaining contracts and supporting information in SAP, payment certification and release procedures.
Finally, you will operate from South Camp (SC), but will also perform duties at North Camp (NC), as required.

Knowledge and Skills:
To meet this unique challenge, you will be an accomplished Contracts Administrator with significant hands-on quality assurance/contracting/procurement/operations management experience with a blend of background in civil and military contracting/contracts management.
Prior experience in multi-activity or operations and maintenance contracts would be very useful.
Your practical experience should be supported by a relevant Degree.
A military background would be very useful as would some accounting experience.
You will have a dynamic personality, be assertive supported by high personal energy levels and enthusiasm.
Experience of working in a military environment or for an international facilities management services provider and other similar organisations would be ideal, as would experience of working in remote sites or in other arduous environments.
You should possess excellent communication skills in English and ideally be able to speak some Arabic or Spanish, able to adapt to rapid changes in a positive manner and work to tight deadlines.
Superb inter-personal skills and instant credibility are essential as you will be inter-facing with a number of people from different backgrounds, nationalities and religions.
You will be resourceful with a flexible outlook, have the ability to multi-task in order to handle competing priorities and be able to fit in to an international dynamic and multi-cultural environment.
You should be PC / IT literate with good pc skills able to use spreadsheets, produce charts and graphs etc. Experience of an ERP system particularly SAP is highly desirable.
Finally, you should possess a driver's licence.
This is an outstanding challenge for an accomplished Contracts professional looking for something different. Our client is seeking

Contact Details:
The rpc Group of Companies
Tel: 023 8022 4654
Fax: 023 8022 0808
Contact: Mike Stride

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