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Commercial Manager

  • Job reference: FG-004911
  • Sector: Construction, Programme Management
  • Location: Saudi Arabia

We are currently looking for a Commercial Manager with a minimum of 4 years related experience in Commercial Management.

 

Responsibilities :

  • Contract interpretation and advice/action
  • Client and stakeholder management
  • Executive level reporting
  • Internal programme management
  • Managing and assisting technical teams to prepare task orders/work packages
  • Maintaining rolling revenue & profit forecasts
  • Reporting on project performance
  • Leveraging project commercial performance – revenues and costs
  • Ensure time charge hours properly captured and invoiced on time

 

Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading consultancies providing integrated project and programme management services for construction and engineering projects, with a turnover in excess of £200 million.

 

Faithful+Gould worldwide has access to 2,300 consultants, of whom 400 are located in the Middle East across six offices. We have successfully delivered commercial advice and management support for over 65 years to clients in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, UK, and North America. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Atkins Group, the design and engineering company.

 

Active in the Middle East for 18 years, Faithful+Gould combines in-depth knowledge of the region with the ability to draw on our global resource and constructive expertise, to deliver the most challenging of projects. With registered companies in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait, this makes us one of the strongest international construction consultancies in the region.



Qualifications

 

Degree in relevant discipline

 

Essential Criteria

  • In-depth knowledge and experience commercial management at both pre & post contract stage;
  • Middle East related experience in last 4-5 years preferable;
  • Middle East construction experience added benefit, delivery experience in Saudi Arabia would be a differentiator;
  • Good contract, commercial and financial understanding, 10 years post qualification experience;
  • Excellent written English for preparation of task orders, contract letters and communications;
  • Good negotiation skills to agree sub-contracts with third parties;
  • Previous experience in government departments/client side roles;
  • Large company & project financial control systems use & understanding;
  • Good attention to detail and ability to review invoices and contracts prior to issue.

 

Desirable Criteria

  • Professional Membership (MICE, MRICS, MCIPS);
  • Knowledge of KSA contract law;
  • Knowledge of MCIPS.

 

The Individual

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying from recognised University;
  • Must have previous experience of FIDIC Contracts;
  • Strong contractual, commercial and financial knowledge;
  • Min 15 years post-contract relevant capacity in contracts and commercial management;
  • Must have consultant and/or client background for minimum of 5 years;
  • Must have minimum of 3 years Middle East experience preferred;
  • Project management acumen;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Politically aware;
  • Team player, team leader

 

Rewards and Benefits:

 

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary;
  • Accommodation allowance;
  • Transportation allowance;
  • Annual leave;
  • 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

 

Apply and the Process

 

We are in the process of shortlisting the candidates and will advise you on your status soon.