Commercial Manager - IPD

WSP

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP362-2551

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!

Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking. Join WSP, and you'll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise and working on projects that transform society for all of us.

We are seeking an experienced Commercial Manager with expertise in infrastructure project design, to oversee commercial aspects of our transport and infrastructure projects in Saudi Arabia, with a particular focus on IPD projects.?

As a Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for the effective management of commercial and contractual aspects of IPD projects, including design-focused initiatives in the transport and infrastructure sector. You will play a vital role in ensuring project profitability, risk mitigation, and compliance while fostering strong client relationships.

Your new role, what's involved?
• Commercial Strategy: Develop and execute commercial strategies that align with project goals, ensuring profitability and adherence to IPD principles.
• Contract Management: Oversee contract negotiations, administration, and compliance, ensuring that contractual terms are adhered to and optimized.
• Financial Control: Manage project budgets, monitor costs, and implement cost-effective strategies to maximize project profitability.
• Risk Management: Identify, assess, and proactively manage project risks related to commercial and contractual aspects, implementing mitigation strategies.
• Client Relationships: Foster strong relationships with clients, addressing their commercial concerns and ensuring satisfaction throughout the project lifecycle.
• Change Management: Handle change orders and variations, ensuring they align with project objectives and client requirements.
• Procurement: Manage procurement processes, including subcontractor selection, bidding, and negotiation.
• Claims Management: Oversee and manage project claims, disputes, and resolutions in collaboration with legal teams, as needed.
• Reporting: Prepare and present commercial reports to senior management, highlighting financial performance and areas of improvement.
• Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for process enhancements and cost-saving measures, promoting a culture of efficiency.

Requirements

We'd love to hear from you if you have:
• Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Civil Engineering or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
• Proven experience as a Commercial Manager on design projects, with a strong background in design-focused initiatives within the transport and infrastructure sector.
• In-depth knowledge of commercial and contractual aspects of construction projects.
• GCC experience.
• Experience in handling lump sum projects.
• Excellent negotiation, communication, and relationship-building skills.
• Proficiency in contract management software and financial analysis tools.
• Fluency in English.

What's in it for you?

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including first class medical cover, generous annual leave, and paid professional subscriptions.

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic.

About the Company

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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