Project Commercial Manager

Job Title: Project Commercial Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dhahran
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-11-10
Reference: BH-118894
Contact Name: Sajjad Ali
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 10, 2019 10:03

Job Description

We are seeking an exceptional Project Commercial Manager to join our team in Damman, KSA. 

As a member of the International Maritime Industries Project Controls Department, the Project Commercial Manager role is to ensure successful project delivery through effective commercial management. He/She acts as a catalyst between the relevant project functional groups to ensure contract compliance, overall project commercial integrity, timely delivery, maximisation of IMI’s return and effective close-out. The Commercial Manager’s duties and responsibilities apply to each of the three project phases: Pre-Award, Post-Award and Post-Completion.

Your responsibilities:  

The role will have 5 main components :-

Commercial & Financial:  Work with the pursuit team to develop commercial strategy for the preparation and finalization for execution of all project related contract documents (including prime contract, joint venture agreements, subcontracts and purchase orders). Participate in the preparation of rates and estimates to the extent necessary to be satisfied that they accurately reflect the scope, costs and schedule.

Contract Management:    Identify, and communicate to project and corporate management, the commercial and contractual highlights and risks. Prepare/draft contract documents. Prepare Contract Synopsis and ensure effective communication of contractual obligations to the project team. Work with IMI Legal to prepare and distribute, within the pursuit team, a consolidated analysis of the contract terms and conditions, highlighting areas of risk and suggested mitigations.

Contract Schedule: Ensure understanding of contractual requirements with regard to schedule obligations, e.g. guaranteed date(s), interim milestones and progress measurement  Understand assumptions for the basis of the schedule, particularly client reviews, document turnarounds and approvals, and deliverables

Change Management:  Ensure the contract’s change management provisions are clear and adequate. Ensure contract notice periods, and (back-up) documentation requirements, are reasonable. Develop and implement Change Management Plans and Processes which ensures that IMI’s entitlement to cost and/or schedule relief is documented, preserved and notified to the client in a timely manner and in accordance with the contract requirements.

Risk Management: Review major risk allocation issues with the pursuit team to ensure alignment of understanding. Participate in bid phase risk assessments and provide strategic input on risk elimination, risk allocation, risk reduction and risk mitigation. Proactively assist in providing recommendations to mitigate project risks.



Required experience: • More than 10 years’ experience in relevant industry performing the commercial management role of equivalent sized projects from inception (planning/FEED) to completion (commissioning / handover)
• Offshore or Onshore project fabrication/construction experience (Rig / Ship Building / MRO / Oil & Gas Plants / Mining)
• Background in mechanical engineering preferable (but not essential)
  Qualifications: Degree Qualified (or equivalent)

PMP Qualifications would be beneficial

Arabic Language skills an advantage