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Commercial Manager

  • Job reference: R-024036
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Riyadh

New vacancy for a mega project in KSA this role is to be part of the commercial team of the Design and Project site

The candidate should be well versed in the pro-active management of change, and should ideally have experience of managing and leading a change process on large development projects.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Drafting of contract agreements, inclusive of scope of services/works;
  • Oversight of Contract Administration, inclusive of design consultants and contractors within the programme;
  • Develop, review and update a change management system and procedures that capture complete, accurate and consistent baseline documents, and ensure changes in design and construction and any other change are controlled in accordance with the contract documents and/or programme controls procedures
  • Oversee the change process to ensure uniformity of application across all existing contracts of the programme and the projects for design details, material approvals and other related items
  • Create and implement an internal Change Management Plan, Change Log, and associated governance processes
  • Monitor changes and potential changes across the programme against the contractual and scope baselines
  • Evaluate cost implications of changes to contracts that are determined as necessary to implement
  • Alert the Employer of any actual, perceived or expected departure from contractual requirements and prepare analysis of potential issues, resolution options and related recommendations
  • Procurement: lead/manage the entire tendering process from the development of procurement strategies, prequalification, tender, review, through to the negotiation and award of consultants and contractors
  • Proactively supervise all aspects of contracts within the programme including, but not limited to: monitoring contract compliance, terms and conditions, supervising and reviewing overall performance of service level agreements, managing receipt and documentation of change requests and coordinate the review process by appropriate programme stakeholders, ensure that contract related changes / variations are communicated to appropriate stakeholders, delivery of contract
  • Deliverables, payment procedures and management reporting
  • Contribute to risk management process and review meetings.

SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

The successful candidate should be:

  • Degree qualified in Commercial Management/QS or similar
  • Able to work as part of a team and show good teamwork skills
  • 10+ Year Experience as a minimum
  • Have previous experience of working on large mixed-use developments in Middle East, preferably KSA

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • 22 calendar days annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Assistance 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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