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Commercial Manager

WSP

UAE

Ref: HP362-1515

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.

WSP Middle East are currently looking for a Commercial Manager to provide operationally sound advice and support to management in relation to a broad range of commercial and contractual tasks on WSP Middle East projects, including negotiating client and sub-consultant agreement terms, variations, claims, potential disputes and related issues affecting WSP's projects and their financial performance.

Your new role, what's involved?
* Manage the commercial administration of the Project in compliance with the Authority /PMC Project commercial administration procedures.
* Manage the checking of Contractor's interim payment applications.
* Monitoring of the Contractor's control over time and cost in accordance with the Construction Contract.
* Review and address all Contractor's/Clients variations and claims and provide written response to the project lead.
* Advise the Engineer on contractual issues as they arise.
* Identify cases where claims may be a potential or imminent possibility and notify the Engineer of the same.
* Study and prepare reports providing recommendations to the Engineer on claims submitted by the Contractor for Relief for Cost.
* Manage the change management process including preparing the Business Case for the change for Client approval and preparing Site Instructions for issues by the Engineer.
* The study, prepare and provide recommendations for Variation Orders
* Manage the maintenance of variation and claims logs.
* Chair biweekly Commercial Meetings and prepare minutes.
* Chair ad-hoc meetings to discuss claims.
* Provide Input to Monthly Progress Reporting as required.
* Participate in Monthly Progress Meetings with the Contractor/Engineer/Authority as required.
* Interface with other construction supervision team members to meet overall program deliverables.
* Study contractual correspondence issued by Contractor and prepare responses.
* Review draft correspondence prepared by construction supervision team members

Requirements

We'd love to hear from you if you have:
* Bachelor Degree in Quantity Surveying with suitable contractual, legal or commercial background
* Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) preferred
* Excellent communication skills verbal and written
* 7-10+ years of post-qualification experience in a similar capacity
* PMC theme park, Infrastructure experience in the Middle East

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 consulting services. With 1400 talented people in 8 offices across the Middle East, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

We would like to speak with creative, positive, focused individuals who are proactive and results-driven. If have a passion for new technology, and thrive upon 'thinking out of the box' to develop and deliver solutions to complex problems, then WSP is the place for you!

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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Commercial Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 25,000

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