Relevant degree holders and / or chartered status with an internationally recognised professional body preferred.
Middle East experience / experience of remote working is strongly preferred.
Industrial experience is a must.
'Hands-on', operational exposure is strongly advised.
Minimum 15 years experience working for contracting organisations essential.
Experience of working within a multi-national team essential.
Commercial Manager Functions:
To administer the main contract and all subcontracts so as to ensure our obligations thereunder are properly performed, our rights enforced and any exposure to dispute is minimised. Provide input, support and advice to the other Project departments to this end.
To monitor, control and resolve problematic contractual issues, whilst safeguarding our best interest at all times.
To monitor and control all commercial matters both up and down stream to ensure that costs are minimised and revenues maximised.
In order to achieve the above, the appointed Commercial Manager will need to be able to perform, without limitation, the following functions:
Overall supervision of Project commercial team (quantity surveyors and cost controllers), whilst improving / developing quantity surveying practices and systems in accordance with SOP’s and international best practice.
Ensuring that appropriate contractual notices are given properly, and on time, to both the Employer’s team and subcontractors.
Managing, preparing / reviewing all contractual correspondence.
Ensuring that all variations to the Works are captured, valued and submitted for agreement timeously. Negotiate and close out all variations promptly. Controlling and updating variation status and related logs with Employer and Subcontractors.
The preparation, submission and negotiation of extension of time, disruption and prolongation claims, whilst liaising with planning and other project delivery departments.
The preparation, submission and negotiation of claims against subcontractors.
Review and report to Project Manager on subcontract agreements.
Reviewing, approving, processing and certifying payment applications with Employer and lower tier subcontractors.
Assist in the preparation of cost loaded programs.
Oversee and verify final accounts.
Ensure that all bonds and insurances required under the main contract and subcontracts are submitted / received / updated on time.