Senior Commercial Manager

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Employment: Full Time

Join a leading construction group with a stellar reputation in Bahrain, known for its commitment to excellence and innovation. With a diverse portfolio of building and civil engineering projects, the group pride themselves on delivering quality results while fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment.

Position Overview:
Reporting to the CEO, the Senior Commercial Manager heads the Group’s Commercial and Procurement function overseeing all contracts / projects across multiple industries (building, civil, mechanical, manufacturing). As the Senior Commercial Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring profitability and driving growth opportunities for the Group in one of the most relaxed Gulf States.

• Manage all Group commercial issues in line with business expectations.
• Oversee monthly applications / invoicing process with clients through to payments.
• Provide leadership and technical guidance to commercial and purchase staff.
• Able to handle Contract Administration issues with regards to contractual arguments and claims.
• Identification of variations and compiling entitlement submissions.
• Ensures that all contractual notices are issued as required by the contract.
• Able to introduce and implement cost controls and planning techniques.
• Work closely with General Managers, Project Directors and commercial staff on sites
• Assist the business with tenders/contract management services.
• Strategic and operational management of procurement function to support single / multiple group divisions.
• Leads the Procurement team introduces and implements best procurement practices.
• Develop and maintain relationship channels with suppliers, vendors, internal stake holders, and inter-group / joint venture partners, with ability to understand their needs and develop quality procurement strategies and plans accordingly.
• Support the bidding / tendering activities.
• Lead role in supplier contract negotiations, pricing, commercial, competitive structure packages for mega projects / commercial infrastructure and building projects.
• Ability to develop and monitor the Quality Management Systems to ensure efficiency and increased productivity within the teams.


• Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, Business Administration, or related field.
• Proven experience in a commercial management role within a Tier 1 contractor.
• Middle East experience is advantageous, but not a prerequisite.
• Strategic mindset with a results-oriented approach and a track record of delivering successful outcomes.
• Excellent leadership and communication skills
• Excellent negotiations skills with previous client facing experience
• Strong understanding of commercial, contractual and legal principles, with the ability to manage risk effectively.

• Competitive ‘tax free’ salary package commensurate with experience.
• Comprehensive benefits package, including accommodation, car, flight tickets and health insurance.
• Opportunity to work with a reputable construction group on exciting projects.
• Supportive and collaborative work culture with opportunities for professional development and advancement.


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