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
Etihad Airways is an award winning, global aviation group and the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Our goal is to be a truly 21st century global airline, challenging and changing the established conventions of airline hospitality. Etihad Airways began operations in 2003, and in 2015 carried 17.4 million passengers. From its Abu Dhabi base, Etihad Airways flies to or has announced plans to serve 116 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. The airline has a fleet of around 120 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, with approximately 200 aircraft on firm order, including 66 Boeing 787s, 25 Boeing 777Xs, 62 Airbus A350s and five Airbus A380s.