Commercial Director

NSR Associates


Ref: KP714-1291

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Have you managed a Commercial Department leading not only the company but all the commercial teams & projects?

We are seeking someone that has the contracts, claims and commercial management experience to run a Multi Million Contracting business based here in DOHA – Qatar.

We do not aim to go into arbitration but as people with GCC experience know you have to be prepared to go contractual if needed. You have to have an angle to play otherwise clients no matter how good will keep that retention payment longer than needed!

A bit about our client

Multi-Disciplinary Main Contractor that has 50 Years + Successful trading in the Middle East , as a client we have held a relationship with this group since 2008.

• A small project would be £50 Million & large £1 Billion.
• Examples of work – Airports, Stadia, High Rise, Mixed Use, Metro, Rail, Oil & Gas, Education, Healthcare, Military & Government Contracts
• Cash rich client that pays employees, supply chain and associates on time. Good name for how they treat people.
• Demonstrated by the Last Corporate Contracts Manager being with the group 10 Years before heading home and leaving the Middle East.

No egos within the business and I would describe them as a good old fashioned Main Contractor. Remote working is not supported and all key people have to be based in the head office in Doha.

When Qatar is busy they are busy and the last 5 Years they have been flat out with at present 7 Live Projects under construction

What NSR Associates want to find is someone comfortable with working for a fast paced Main Contractor. You will hands on manage , drive and lead teams. You will have 4 Commercial Managers / Managing Quantity Surveyors reporting into you so a history of managing a team is requested.

QAR 65,000 to 72,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: Flights, Medical & Bonus


The following is NON Negotiable for this client

• 6 Day Working Week (same in Head Office & projects)
• Degree Educated – Quantity Surveying
• You will be based full time in Doha happy to settle and become a long term resident in the country
• Western Educated *Requested by client ( Irish , British , South African Universities )
• MRICS Desired but not essential
• Exposure to both Buildings & Civil Engineering Projects
• Handled Major Projects £50 Million + Schemes with a Portfolio of £900 Million + At any one time.
• Largest Project currently under construction is £1.1 Billion
• FIDIC Contract experience KEY as this is the contract most commonly used in Qatar
• Happy with the budget and understand that over time your package will increase as will the annual Bonus.
• It will purely take time for both parties to trust and understand each other in this element.

About the Company

At NSR we pride ourselves on market knowledge, integrity, loyalty and professionalism. Through personal relationships and knowledge of what our clients look for in specific requirements we like to pride ourselves on matching people to the right role.

The partners at NSR have always dealt with people in an open and honest manner and as a company we are driven to find the right opportunity for people enhancing their career where ever this may be worldwide.

We work on the principal that every person we deal with is a potential client, this process has proved beneficial for us as there are many people we have dealt with on the International circuit that have approached NSR Associates to recruit for them as a client after we have worked on their behalf as a candidate.

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Director salaries in Qatar

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QAR 42,000

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