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Commercial Manager (Contracts)

  • Job reference: FG-004159
  • Sector: Construction, Management Consultancy, Programme Management
  • Location: Doha
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Faithful+Gould is currently looking for an experienced Commercial/Contracts Manager to form part of our  Programme/Project Management Consultant (PMC) project team based in Doha.  The PMC is collocated and embedded within our Client organisation for a large mixed use development in central Doha. The project is expected to last for at least a further 2 years.
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 over 2,400 consultants, of whom 500+ 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.



  • Support to all existing operations within a private sector organisation, through all the project phases, particularly those related to Commercial Management (procurement, cost, contractual etc), assessing both the strengths and weaknesses and compiling a comprehensive reports for presentation to the client.
  • Full quantity surveying services as required.
  • Responsible for maintaining and enhancing F+G reputation with the Client and developing effective long term client relationships thus identifying and developing new opportunities for the Group
  • Must be conversant in all of the following:
  • Procurement Management which includes the development of a procurement and contracting strategy
  • Contract Management and Administration including the supervision, review, monitoring, evaluation and reporting on all consultant and contractor contracts
  • Budget and Cost Control – provide an oversight of the Master Budget and each of the constituent projects and contracts which form part of the overall programme
  • Payment Applications – review of all the payment applications with a summary of all findings and a final recommendation on payments
  • Variation Assessment – review, assess, value all variations and make recommendations to the client
  • Claims Management – review, identify and track causes, check validity, assess time and cost impacts and make recommendations to the client
  • Final Accounts – manage the preparation, submittal, review and settlement of accounts.
Experiences and Qualifications:
  • Degree qualified professional who has reached Managerial level,
  • 15 years of experience and preferably have experience similar to this project/role. 
  • membership of a recognised professional body,
  • capable of reviewing existing operations within an organisation through all the project phases (processes and procedures in both office and site),
  • assessing both the strengths and weaknesses and assisting in compiling a bespoke set of process and procedures of all of the activities including but not limited to quality, progress, commercial matters, value, safety, design and construction.
  • An experienced Commercial/Contracts Manager with a demonstrable track record in the delivery of large multi functional projects.
  • Knowledge of project controls procedures.
  • A “rounded profile”, comfortable with planning, analysis and managing process and commercial considerations. The successful candidate should also be able to drive for a successful delivery.
  • Effective in building good working relationships within complex structures both within projects, with clients and internally.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience working in USA, Canada or Western European Countries is preferable.
Rewards and Benefits
  • We offer an excellent package which includes:
  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance;
  • Transportation allowance;
  • 22 calendar days 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

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