Associate Director - Remote location

Associate Director - Remote location

SNC-Lavalin
15-18 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Job Description

We are currently looking for an experienced Associate Director - Cost/Commercial Management to join our team to work on newly awarded projects across varying sectors and various locations within KSA for a site-based role. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a growing team on high profile projects within in Saudi Arabia.

Contracts and sub-contracts- preparation, review and evaluation

  • Knowledge of the design process in the project lifecycle

  • Knowledge of the site operations process

  • Contract and commercial correspondence

  • Preparation of financial models and pricing proposals

  • Understanding and experience of project planning, programme and delay claim preparation and evaluation

  • Management of variations and claims processes, claims preparation

  • Senior level commercial experience on at least one major design and construct project

  • Negotiation skills

  • Risk management process and practice

  • Excellent ability to develop successful client relationships


  • Essential Criteria:

    • Degree in relevant discipline (Quantity Surveying).

    • Professional Membership (MRICS, MCIOB, MCIArb).

    • Minimum 15 years pre and/ or post-contract relevant capacity in cost and commercial management.

    • Good common law, contract, commercial and fiduciary understanding, minimum 20 years post qualification experience.

    • Must have consultant and/ or client background for minimum of 10 years.

    • Must have minimum of 4 years Middle East experience.

    • In-depth knowledge and experience in cost and commercial management of projects at both pre contract, tender/procurement and post contract stages.

    • Middle East construction experience added benefit, delivery experience in Saudi Arabia would be a differentiator.

    • Excellent written English for preparation of contracts, task orders, contract letters, notices and communications.

    • Good negotiation skills to agree contracts with clients, contractors and sub-contractors.

    • Previous experience in government departments/ client-side and or contractor roles.

    • Large company project financial control systems use and understanding.

    • Large company internal governance procedures will be an added factor.

    • Good attention to detail and ability to review invoices and contracts prior to issue.


    Desirable Criteria:

    • Knowledge of KSA common/ government/ contract law.

    • Knowledge of PMIS systems.

    • Contract interpretation and advice/ action.

    • Client and stakeholder management.

    • Executive level reporting.

    • Internal project and financial management.

    • Internal governance management.

    • Resource management.

    • Managing and assisting technical teams to prepare task orders/ work packages.

    • Desirable Internal Accounting Experience

    • Maintaining rolling revenue, cost, margin and headcount forecasts.

    • Reporting on project performance.

    • Leveraging project commercial performance - revenues and costs.

    • Ensure time charge hours properly captured and invoiced on time.

    • The Individual

    • Bachelor's Degree in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management from recognised University or Bachelor of Laws.

    • Must have previous experience of FIDIC Contracts.

    • Strong contractual, commercial and financial knowledge.

    • Project management acumen.

    • Good communication skills.

    • At ease with Client presentations/ reports.

    • Team player, team leader


    A competitive salary

  • Transportation allowance

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • Annual leave

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • Company gratuity scheme

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin

  • Employee Well-Being Programme - 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants


  • About SNC-Lavalin

    SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is a Canadian company based in Montreal that provides engineering, procurement, and construction services to various industries, including mining and metallurgy, oil and gas, environment and water, infrastructure, and clean power.

    Job Source : careers.snclavalin.com

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