Senior Commercial Manager


Doha, Qatar

Ref: QP928-320

Job description / Role

The opportunity

Be a part of our international consultancy business that spans our five global hubs, where we oversee work for world leading organisations across the public and private sectors.

Our Middle East and North Africa hub started in 1998 and has successfully operated in a wide range of countries, delivering project and programme management and cost consultancy services.

Your responsibilities will include

• Managing and directing a team of quantity surveyors that assist with the evaluation and negotiation of construction contractor change orders and claims.
• Setting-up cost control systems.
• Advising on a procurement strategy.
• Reviewing and commenting on tender documents, bills of quantities, unit rates, cost estimates and participate in tender evaluation.
• Preparing timely estimates for construction contract packages.
• Preparing tender documentation.
• Performing procurement and tendering tasks.
• Preparing supporting documentation for monthly reporting to facilitate clients in assessing project financial standing.
• Conducting regular site visits to check and record materials delivered to site, works progress achieved, change orders executed and etc.
• Reviewing the contractors’ payment applications and supplier monthly invoices and participate in the timely preparation of monthly payment requisition.
• Keeping the head informed as to any changes made in the field through coordination with engineers and supervisors.
• Conducting change order meetings to progressively settle change orders with the contractors.
• Ensuring the evaluation of change orders be determined in accordance with contract conditions.
• Assisting in settling contractual disputes and evaluating claims and extensions of time.
• Finalising the project account.
• Attending and chairing meetings/workshops as required.
• Performing any other project related duties and responsibilities as stipulated in the agreement.
• Performing other duties and taking on other responsibilities as required.


About you

• A recognised degree in quantity surveying, engineering or construction management.
• Registered as a chartered quantity surveyor.
• Minimum 20 years of formal quantity surveying and relevant experience in cost management of large or complex building with no less than 3 years of recent resident in Doha.
• Minimum 3 years of professional experience in pre and post contract functions in large international airport project.
• Minimum of 5 years working in/for the company.
• Knowledge of building construction, quantity surveying, contract, procurement and dispute resolution.
• Excellent computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.
• Excellent oral and written skills.

Rewards and recognition

With Mace, you will deepen your knowledge and skills, work with inspiring colleagues, influential clients and get to see the world.

• Full tax-free salary package that includes basic salary.
• Full private medical cover.
• Other benefits as per the Qatar Labour Law.

“Mace is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people to excel.”

About the Company

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 6,000 people across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East North Africa and India, North America, Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Four simple values guide our behaviour in our pursuit of a better way; Safety first - going home safe and well, Client focus - deliver on our promise, Create opportunity - for our people to excel, Integrity - always doing the right thing. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, to bring new perspectives to some of the most complex and inspiring projects around the world.

We support our people who are aiming to achieve an academic or professional qualification that will help them develop personally and deliver to the highest standard for our clients. At Mace you can deepen your knowledge, expand your skills and define your own path.

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