Commercial Manager / Senior Commercial Manager


Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 21 Aug 2022


Employment: Full Time

Faithful+Gould is a construction consultancy and member of the WS Atkins group of companies. As one of the world's leading total solutions providers for the built environment, Faithful+Gould has been providing a versatile blend of construction, program, cost and project management to private companies and the public sector for more than 60 years.

We are currently looking for experienced Commercial Manager to join our team to work on newly awarded projects across varying sectors and various locations within UAE for a site-based role. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a growing team on high profile projects within in Saudi Arabia.

"N.B: We are currently pending award on several significant projects. Should we be awarded, this position is key role. Consequently we are keen to speak to individuals in the market place with the experience listed below for such potential future programmes of work".

Commercial Manager

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.


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
• 15+ Years' experience as a minimum
• Have previous experience of working on large mixed-use developments in Middle East, preferably KSA

We work on global projects that take on today's most pressing challenges. From population growth, to increasing transportation needs, and climate change - we merge ingenuity, knowledge and technology to uplift communities and drive a safer, better tomorrow.


SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include - Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

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