Associate Director - Remote location

Associate Director - Remote location

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.

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