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Commercial Manager, Abu Dhabi

  • Job reference: FG-004844
  • Sector: Buildings, Infrastructure, Nuclear
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
Faithful+Gould is a construction consultancy and member of the WS Atkins group of companies (www.atkinsglobal.com). As one of the world’s leading total solutions providers for the built environment, Faithful+Gould has been providing a versatile blend of construction, program, cost and project management to private companies and the public sector for more than 70 years.
We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Contracts Specialist to join our team based in Abu Dhabi.  
 
Responsibilities
  • Advice and support in contractual matters relating to various packages of work and contracts including drafting of conditions of contract, compiling of conformed contract documents for signing, review and advice entitlement for variations, reviewing of incoming and outgoing correspondences.
  • Advice on suitable procurement method for a particular package of work, drafting and review of tender documents including pricing schedules, pre-qualification of bidders, drafting and review of tender clarifications, evaluation of tenders and drafting of the tender recommendation reports.
  • Support in dispute avoidance and claim issues including procedures relating to appointment of experts and arbitration panels.
  • Preparation of contractual responses and management of correspondence and delegation to functional leads.
  • Maintain  direct  engagement  with internal subject matter experts in relating  to Owner Controlled  Insurance  Policy and related  issues arising  with various contractors in the field and interface  with insurance brokers as appropriate.
  • Prepare monthly payment certificates including re-measurements, evaluation of variations, review and rate analysis for new rates, cost reports, invoice verification report for fixed price, fixed rate and cost reimbursable scope of works. In addition to preparing and administering non prime invoice reports and invoice management.


Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying, Engineering or Construction Management
  • Chartered member of a recognised professional institution
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience
  • Must have claims and contact administration experience
  • Self-starter able to think creatively in order to achieve the positions goals and deliverables
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills; 
    Possess good project background and proven English language technical writing ability and skill
Rewards and Benefits
 
We offer an excellent package which includes:
  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance;
  • Transportation allowance;
  • 26 calendar days annual leave (based on 6 day working week)
  • Medical and life insurance cover;
  • Company gratuity scheme;
  • Discretionary bonus scheme;
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

Next Steps

 

All applicants will be screened against the above criteria and contacted accordingly.