Senior Commercial Manager

Randstad UK

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: LP862-50

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Working with a leading international Project Management Consultancy as they require a Senior Commercial Manager on a large scale Residential development in the UAE.


• Assist in reviewing contractual notices of claims and providing contractual advice to the Project Team in administering the Construction and Design Contract(s).
• Liaise with the Client representatives, the Project Management Consultant, Design and other Consultants and relevant Contractors regarding all contractual matters.
• Assist in drafting Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Tender documents for design, engineering, and/or construction services for approval.
• Review all contract documents to ensure congruity and to minimize patent and latent ambiguities.
• Assist with administration of ongoing Contracts, including monitoring Contractor and Consultant compliance with the Contract documents.
• Review and advise on design submissions and cost plans submitted by consultants, including Pre Tender Estimates.
• Prepares correspondence and maintains records necessary to ensure the effective administration of all Contractual matters, including the issue of Engineers Instructions and Variation Orders.
• Facilitates the preparation of Contract change and prepares the relevant change management documentation and variation orders.
• Facilitates the contract close-out procedures to ensure that all terms and conditions of contracts have been complied with before final payment to the contractor.
• Ensures that all contractual procedures are implemented and maintained.
• Assists in the review and assessment of Contractor’s claims in accordance with the provisions of the Conditions of Contract and ensures the Client’s interests are protected.
• Ensures all warranties, bonds, insurances, guarantees, etc., are in place and maintained and updated according to the Contract and comply with the Clients requirements.
• Assists, monitors, and manages the Estimating and Project Control teams regarding contractual implications of change orders.
• Review all the cost assessments.
• Prepare for review Recommendations for Release of Retention and Bonds.
• Prepare monthly Cost Reports and contribute as necessary to risk and other reporting.
• Assist, review, and approve the preparation of Monthly Progress Reports.
• Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of Engineer’s Instructions, Variation Orders and Claim Logs.
• Prepare procurement strategy documents.
• Prepare and manage the procurement schedule.
• Manage and advise on procurement as necessary, including review of documents for issuing to bidders and preparation of Tender Reports and other documents for assessment of tenders.
• Assist with and where prepare estimates and as necessary, carry out tender analysis and benchmarking.

AED 50,000 to 55,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: Medical



• BSc Degree in Quantity Surveying or Engineering
• 17 or more years’ experience
• Professional Membership such as RICS, CIOB, and CIArb with additional qualifications in construction contract law is desirable.
• Pre and post-contract experience working for Cost Consultants/Developers/Contractors or Project Managements Consultants essential.

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