May 10, 2018

Manager Commercial (Construction Projects) Job Placement - Etihad Aviation Group

  • Etihad Airways
  • Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
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Job Description

Job Title:  Manager Commercial (Construction Projects)

Company Name: Etihad Aviation Group

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Manager Commercial (Construction Projects) will add immediate value by being responsible for overseeing all commercial aspects of construction projects, in compliance with Etihad’s board of governance. Overall responsibilities include, contractual, financial and risk mitigation of contracts and managing the team of quantity surveyors.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Prepare Project estimates
  • Evaluate the requirement for external consultants on individual projects
  • Advises on procurement strategies and undertakes commercial negotiations for project pricing/delivery and supplier services
  • Assisting Etihad’s Procurement and Supply Management, analyzing the credentials of potential consultants and contractors as well as value engineer the appointed contractors bid, in compliance with EY’s board of governance
  • Prepare RFP documents in conjunction with consultants and Procurement and Supply management department
  • The Manager Commercial (Construction Projects) will also analyse consultant and contractor bids with Etihad’s supply-chain management and make recommendations to the tender board
  • Managing/ liaising with external consultants in providing all cost reports
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders on financial concerns
  • Provide independent professional advice and guidance
  • Manage the Commercial department and assist Quantity Surveyors with commercial functions
  • Monitor site progress and approve payment certificates to enable payment to consultant and contractors including final handover certificates
  • Prepare and track and advise annual project budgets


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The Manager Commercial (Construction Projects) must hold a Degree in Quantity Surveying and MRICS with extensive knowledge of construction projects.
  • At least ten years of experience in Contracts Management /Administration.
  • Previous experience in Contracting organization is preferred and recent work experience with client/consultant will be an added advantage.
  • written and verbal communication skills
  • High computer literacy
  • Demonstrate strong Leadership skills and work within a Team
  • Methodical Reporting
  • Strategic planning skills

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