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Contract Manager

Country:  EG
Field:  Project

Cairo, EG

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  20-25 years

The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialized in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, traditional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.


Operating in the Middle East for more than 40 years, SYSTRA has established itself as a benchmark in public transport engineering, involved in the region’s major projects.


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  • Providing an oversight on all contractual and commercial matters
  • preparing and implementing effective contract administration procedures and developing claims avoidance and mitigation strategies.
  • Overall responsibility for contractual, commercial and control activities project-wide including those related to payment certificates, variations (excluding technical scope), claims and notices in relation to contract performance.
  • the preparation and implementation of procedures related to contract management (e.g. recording and follow-up of all changes to contract scope, establishing of Variation Order register, establishing of Disputes register and of register of Employer claims/contra-charges).
  • the initiation of all outgoing contractual correspondence towards the Client and Contractor and the vetting of all outgoing correspondence and meeting minutes which may have contractual ramifications.
  • the drafting of responses to the Client’s/Contractor’s contractual correspondence.
  • the satisfactory performance of the following functions:
    • Supervise and guide the timely and accurate measurement of work executed for progress payments and evaluation of work executed.
    • Ensure close monitoring of progress and schedule adherence by the Senior Planning Engineer as support for variation and claims management in addition to generation of input for external and internal reporting purposes.
    • Ensure meticulous maintenance of Cost Control activity and cost databases and risk registers as support for variation and claims management in addition to generation of input for external and internal reporting purposes.
    • Participate in issuing the MPR, the regular statistics, updating all records and schedules.



  • Location: Egypt
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or equivalent
  • Minimum 20 years of overall experience of which 10 years in contract administration, 15+ years’ experience in metro/rail industry


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