Senior Commercial & Contracts Expert - UAE National Only

United Arab Emirates Permanent
  • A lucrative and challenging role with a renowned property & construction firm
  • A lucrative and challenging role with a renowned property & construction firm

About Our Client

A renowned property & construction firm.

Job Description

  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Contract Administration Policies and Procedures

  • Develops the departmental budgets for the procurement and contracts, tendering functions and monitor performance against budgets

  • Establish and build professional relations with strategic suppliers/ contractors with a view to leveraging these relationships to secure the best outcomes

  • Responsible for ensuring confidentiality and integrity of the procurement and purchase processes to the extent that they can withstand audit and compliance reviews

  • Directing the Commercial functions and oversee all procurement activities and processes, applying best-practice, tools, and techniques, in accordance with procurement governance, processes, standards, and procedures

  • Develop, monitor, drive and report on activities including but not limited to; Project Execution Strategies, Procurement Strategies, Tendering (including active and in-depth participation in reviewing technical submissions, bidder interviews, alternate solutions, Value Engineering activities), Negotiations (terms and conditions for the contract, price), etc.

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience of working in property & construction.

  • Experienced and committed to working in a companywide collaborative environment, particularly in a support role to other departmental functions

  • In depth understanding of performance measurement methodologies, earned value techniques and project scheduling and cost management as these impact on contract preparation/ execution and claims

  • Experienced in understanding project planning, assessing /anticipating project demands in terms of labour, materials, equipment and technical challenges and the corresponding impacts of these issues on tendering and execution.

  • Ability to review cost and schedule baselines to detect and highlight areas of concern prior to them becoming problem areas.

  • Experienced in analysis of and responses to claims

  • Experienced in risk assessment and risk management

  • Experienced in developing RFPs from "raw" scope and other inputs

  • Experience in international contracting mechanisms, specifically FIDIC based and various Method of Measurements;

  • Relevant minimum 20 years of experience.

What's on Offer

A lucrative and challenging role with a renowned property & construction firm

Shehryar Riaz
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