Responsible for the Contracts / Commercial Function on a large Dubai based project to protect and enhance the Company’s position. Identify, monitor and mitigate risk. Identify and maximize opportunity. This position is based on-site.
Provide guidance and support on all contracted issues related to the projects.
Take the lead with the preparation of Subcontracts, negotiate and agree terms.
Provide Contractual and Commercial advice to the project management team on all Contractual and Commercial issues.
Take the lead in Contract Administration of major issues on projects.
Take the lead in the preparation and submission of claims.
Take the Commercial lead in the negotiations and dealings with the Employer and his representatives on commercial issues VO’s/claims etc.
Provide guidance and training to subordinate commercial staff.
Any other reasonable duties as required.
Shall be familiar with all HSE Procedures relating to the work being carried out under their supervision, and ensure that the work place is maintained in a safe condition and also carryout regular inspections.
Aware of Quality Systems and safe design practice. Adherence to, working instructions and procedures in accordance with the Company’s Quality Assurance policy.
Qualifications and Desired Skills:
MUST be available immediately
Ideally will be a graduate with a degree in Quantity Surveying / Civil Engineering.
Minimum 7 years working for a contractor holding a similar position with good exposure to complex commercial issues. Demonstrate ability to lead commercial teams and project management on commercial issues
Must have good command of written and spoken English.
Be able to deal with Clients and Clients representatives.
Ability and drive to work under own incentive although equally adept at taking instruction when required to do so.
Ability to prioritize work and deliver on time.
Degree in Project Management is a plus
Adequate knowledge of FIDIC and other forms of Contracts
Communication skills are of paramount importance. Candidate to demonstrate ability to communicate ideas in a well-organized professional manner